JUSTIN FALK RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
The Minnesota Wild has signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way contract.
Falk, 25, was originally drafted by Minnesota in the fourth round (110th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and totaled 15 points (1-14=15) and 100 penalty minutes (PIM) during 108 regular-season games during parts of four seasons with the Wild (2009-13).
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…
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...
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 […]
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...
BREAKING NEWS: #NYR Have agreed to terms with Defenseman Justin Falk (@JuicerFalk). Details to follow on http://t.co/9Kp9UVvJQM
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 10, 2013
The deal is for one-year at $950,000.
Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that the Rangers will continue discussions with Mats Zuccarello today with the hope of avoiding arbitration.
Slats is busy today, locking up another RFA this afternoon. Per Larry Brooks, the recently acquired Justin Falk has signed with the Rangers on a one-year deal worth $975,000. Falk, who will likely serve as the seventh defenseman, was acquired for Benn Ferriero in June.
With the Falk signing, Derek Stepan and Mats Zuccarello are the only two remaining RFAs that need to be signed.
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Justin Falk from the Minnesota Wild on Sunday for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in next year's draft.
The 24-year-old Falk had three assists and 40 penalty minutes in 36 games last season with the Wild. He posted a plus or even rating 27 times and skated in his 100th NHL game on March 27 against Phoenix. Falk...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2013
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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Thursday that the club has re-signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year contract. Falk, 23, produced nine points and had 54 penalty minutes in 47 games for the Wild in 2011-12. He has skated in 72 games for the Wild over three seasons, notching 12 total points. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound native of Snowflake, Alberta...