John Walton Named Voice Of Washington Capitals
August 9, 2011 at 1:17 PM (PT)
JOHN WALTON, the voice of minor league hockey's HERSHEY BEARS, has been named Director of Radio Broadcasting and the new radio play-by-play voice of the NHL's WASHINGTON CAPITALS. He will also contribute to CAPS365 and washingtoncaps.com.
WALTON, who called BEARS games for nine seasons and previously served as public address announcer at CINCINNATI REDS games, voice of minor league hockey's CINCINNATI MIGHTY DUCKS, and at WLW-A/CINCINNATI and WOXY/OXFORD, OH, replaces STEVE KOLBE, who called CAPS games for the past 14 years. The CAPS were heard on HUBBARD News WFED-A (FEDERAL NEWS RADIO)/WASHINGTON last season.