JUSTIN FAULK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Justin Faulk: Building Block or Centerpiece?

“Rebuilding” in sports is usually a long, painful process and the Hurricanes have seemingly been stuck in one for the last four years or so.  It wasn’t planned for it to end up like this, but the reality is that the Hurricanes have finished out of the playoffs in seven of the last eight seasons and there have been indications of changes being ahead this off-season. Most of...
Via Shutdown Line
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes improve special teams, but it is too late?

The Carolina Hurricanes spent much of the season trying to fix a broken power play. It took a mandate from Canes coach Kirk Muller and a personal challenge before the penalty killing improved. That both special teams have become more effective of late has made the Canes a tougher team to beat, but it’s too late. With five games left, they likely will be left out of the Stanley...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Rumors: Is Faulk signing Rutherford's last move as GM

In what is likely to be the final move made by Carolina Hurricanes general manger Jim Rutherford, the Caines have resigned restricted free agent Justin Faulk to a six year $29mil contract extension.Faulk, who was the 37th overall pick in the 2010 draft, blossomed this year into one of the leagues better young defensemen, and was named to the U.S. Olympic team. The Hurricanes have...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Canes Sign Justin Faulk to Six-Year Extension, Rutherford To Quit by   Steven Ellis

The Carolina Hurricanes have announced that the team has signed defenseman Justin Faulk to a six-year contract extension with an average cap hit of $4.833 million. The Minnesota native, who represented the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, currently has three goals and 24 points in 65 games to his credit this season. Overall, the [...]
Via The Hockey House
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Faulk signs six-year extension with Carolina

The bright spots have been few and far between for the Carolina Hurricanes on the ice this season. Luckily, Carolina has secured one of their future building blocks with a brand new contract extension. Monday, the Hurricanes signed defenseman Justin Faulk to a six-year contract extension that is worth $29 million in total. That averages out to an extremely-affordable $4.83 million...
Via Around The Rink
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Faulk tips game-winning goal into own net during last minute

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk was playing in his first game fresh off his appearance with team USA in the Olympics when this happened. Faulk tipped the puck into his own net and it ended up being the game-winning goal for the Buffalo Sabres. Definitely a tough way to start the NHL season back up. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Justin Faulk tips game-winning goal into own...
Via Diehardsport
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Faulk vs. Team USA's Other Defensemen

Those eager to see Justin Faulk play in this year's Olympics are pretty disappointed right now, as the Hurricanes young defenseman has yet to see the ice. He was scratched in all three games in the preliminary round and is currently listed as the team's 8th defenseman, which means he probably won't get into the lineup unless another blue-liner has a noticeably bad performance...
Via Shutdown Line
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Faulk out 2-4 weeks with MCL sprain

The Carolina Hurricanes say defenseman Justin Faulk will miss 2-4 weeks with a sprained knee ligament. The team disclosed Faulk's diagnosis Wednesday and said the second-year defenseman will not need surgery. He was hurt midway through the second period of Tuesday night's 4-1 loss to the Florida Panthers. He suffered a second-degree sprain of the medial collateral ligament...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Faulk justifying All-Star selection

RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the span of nine months, Carolina Hurricanes' rookie defenseman Justin Faulk has gone from a star leading Minnesota-Duluth to the national championship to an NHL All-Star. The 39 weeks filling that sizeable gap since winning a college title have been full of an emotional roller coaster, and certainly plenty of change for the 19-year-old from South St. Paul...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

'Canes Insider: Keeping Faulk around

Rookie defenseman Justin Faulk can receive the best experience by staying with the Hurricanes instead of playing for the U.S. team in the world junior championships. The decision comes in part because Faulk has been playing regular minutes since a brief stint in the American Hockey League with Charlotte. So the decision to keep Faulk instead of releasing him to the national team...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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