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JUSTIN FALK RUMORS & GOSSIP

CBJ trade Leopold to MIN for Falk, 2015 5th

In a trade that pretty much everyone saw coming, the Jackets dealt veteran d-man Jordan Leopold to Minnesota in exchange for a 2015 5th rounder and 26 year old defender Justin Falk. The part that no one really saw coming: the trade may have been facilitated by a lovely note that Jordan Leopold’s 11 year old daughter Jordyn wrote to the Wild management, imploring Minnesota to acquire...
Via BS Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild acquire Jordan Leopold for Justin Falk and 5th round pick

Well, if you were feeling that Minnesota didn’t have enough “local” connections on the roster, worry no more. If you’re one of those fans that clamors for the Minnesota player, you should be happy with the move made by the Wild. And if you like the rest of us realized we needed some depth on the blue line, well this trade might make you realize this was an acceptable trade...
Via State of Hockey News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wild recalls Falk, reassigns Dumba to Iowa

The Minnesota Wild altered its stable of defensemen on Saturday, recalling Justin Falk from Iowa of the American Hockey League while also sending prospect Matt Dumba down to the AHL affiliate. Falk, 26, played three earlier contests with Minnesota this season, and he recorded three points in 16 games with Iowa. The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder has produced 17 points in 132 NHL games with...
Via Fox Sports North
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL referee hit in mouth with puck, suffers broken jaw (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.NHL referee Dave Lewis suffered a broken jaw after being hit in the mouth with a puck during Tuesday night's Boston Bruins game against Minnesota.It happened in the first period as Wild defenseman Justin Falk tried to clear the puck but hit Lewis in the mouth instead. Lewis began bleeding and was taken to the locker room to get medical attention...
Via Holdout Sports
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild sign defenseman Justin Falk to 1-year, 2-way deal

Justin Falk comes back to the Wild organization, as he signs a 1-year, 2-way contract. There is an old saying that goes, “the devil you know, is better than the one that you don’t.”  It wasn’t the first time in the Wild’s history that the team brought a player back after a season or two away from the organization.  The team brought back Sergei Krivokrasov after trading...
Via State of Hockey News
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers to Hire Williams as Asst. Coach?; Falk Returns to Minnesota

Welcome to August and the literal dog days of the NHL offseason. The good news is we only have a few weeks left before training camps begin and all of us can once again salivate over the idea of watching hockey games. The bad news is it’s going to feel like an eternity before camp arrives. Two pieces of news surfaced over the last 24 hours. Lets take a look at them… 1) Rangers...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Falk returns to Wild on one-year deal

Justin Falk is returning to his original team. Falk signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild on Friday, returning to Minnesota after spending last season with the New York Rangers. Originally a fourth-round draft pick by the Wild in 2007, Falk had one goal, 14 assists and 100 penalty minutes in 108 regular season games with the Wild from 2009-13. The 6-foot-5 defenseman...
Via Fox Sports North
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

All except Justin Falk receive qualifying offers

As expected, all restricted free agents received qualifying offers. Justin Falk did not receive a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent on July 1. No formal announcement has been made about the AHL RFAs. The qualifying offer amounts are listed below. NHL Derick Brassard – $3.7 million Mats Zuccarello – $1.15 million Chris Kreider – $850,500 […] The post...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lineup notes: Falk, Carcillo scratched

Per Andrew Gross, Justin Falk and the newly acquired Dan Carcillo will be the healthy scratches tonight when the Rangers take on the Columbus Blue Jackets. Michael Del Zotto and J.T. Miller will be in the lineup. Henrik Lundqvist will start (as expected). Starting Del Zotto over Falk is a no-brainer at this point, although few will agree. Miller over Carcillo is also a no-brainer...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller, Falk in; Del Zotto, Pouliot out

Per Larry Brooks, Benoit Pouliot’s time in the lineup has come to an end. The recently recalled J.T. Miller will take his spot in the lineup, skating with Derick Brassard and Carl Hagelin. The other lineup change is Justin Falk in for Michael Del Zotto. It appears Alain Vigneault is matching Del Zotto and Falk based on opposition. The Devils have a little more snarl in the lineup...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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