JUSTIN FAULK NEWS

Hurricanes score 4 goals in first, hold on to beat Jets 5-3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Phillip Di Giuseppe, Andrej Nestrasil, Jordan Staal and Justin Faulk scored in the first period, and the Carolina Hurricanes held on for a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. The Hurricanes scored four times on their first nine shots, taking a 4-0 lead just 10:04 into the game. Nestrasil added another goal in the third period, and Cam Ward...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Versteeg likens Hurricanes' Faulk to Blackhawks' Keith, Seabrook

Carolina Hurricanes forward Kris Versteeg sees a great deal of promise in defenseman Justin Faulk, who in his own right is just a few hours shy of making his second straight NHL All-Star Game appearance.Versteeg, however, sees more in store and was quick to compare the 23-year-old Faulk with a pair of his former Chicago Blackhawks teammates: two-time Norris Trophy-winning Duncan...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Oilers Preview

While the Edmonton Oilers are at the bottom of the Western Conference, they're feeling good about starting the new year in a positive fashion. In the midst of one of their longest homestands of the season, the Oilers look to continue their success in Edmonton on Monday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. Edmonton (16-21-3) has missed the playoffs for nine straight seasons since...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Milestones hold meaning for Hurricanes' Faulk

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk is on the edge of one milestone while keeping his eyes on another.Faulk is set to play in his 300th career NHL game on Thursday when the Hurricanes host the streaking Washington Capitals, who have won nine in a row. While that plateau will be reached in a few hours, the 23-year-old Faulk is keeping Sheldon Souray's NHL record of 19 power...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Devils Preview

The Carolina Hurricanes are suddenly playing well defensively and on the road. Struggles in both areas played a role in them being at the bottom of the Eastern Conference earlier this month. Coming off a major confidence builder, the Hurricanes can continue their climb up the East standings Tuesday night if they beat the New Jersey Devils for the second time in four days. Following...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lack makes 35 saves, Hurricanes beat Blackhawks 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) Justin Faulk and Victor Rask scored, backup Eddie Lack stopped 35 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night. Chicago's Brent Seabrook spoiled Lack's shutout bid with 3 seconds left and Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford on the bench for an extra attacker. The Blackhawks lost 4-0 to Dallas in their previous game on Tuesday night...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Faulk scores go-ahead goal, lifts Hurricanes past Devils 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Justin Faulk scored the go-ahead goal 8:17 into the third period and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Saturday night. Faulk also had an assist, Joakim Nordstrom had a goal and an assist, Brett Pesce scored and Cam Ward made 19 saves to help the Hurricanes win their second in three games. Kyle Palmieri scored his team-leading 15th goal...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks' Thompson suspended three games for illegal check

NEW YORK -- Anaheim Ducks forward Nate Thompson was suspended Monday for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Carolina defenseman Justin Faulk during a 5-1 loss to the Hurricanes last week. The NHL said that based on his average annual salary, Thompson will forfeit $25,806, which will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. Thompson was assessed a major...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks F Nate Thompson suspended 3 games for illegal check

NEW YORK (AP) Anaheim Ducks forward Nate Thompson was suspended Monday for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Carolina defenseman Justin Faulk during a 5-1 loss to the Hurricanes last week. The NHL said that based on his average annual salary, Thompson will forfeit $25,806, which will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. Thompson was assessed...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Flyers Preview

The Carolina Hurricanes' power play is clicking and goals are coming in bunches. Wins are starting to pile up, too. The Hurricanes look to win three in a row for the first time in nearly seven weeks Tuesday night when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers. Andrej Nestrasil and Justin Faulk scored power-play goals and Carolina withstood a furious third-period rally from Arizona on...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Faulk sets NHL record for power play goals

It may be tough to be a Hurricane’s fan being in the warm confines of the Carolinas and having a team that hasn’t been competitive as of late. Justin Faulk is giving Canes fans something to cheer about though. .@JustinFaulk27 is the first player in @NHL history whose first 12 goals of the season all came on the power play (via @EliasSports). — Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Faulk sets NHL record for power play goals

It may be tough to be a Hurricane’s fan being in the warm confines of the Carolinas and having a team that hasn’t been competitive as of late. Justin Faulk is giving Canes fans something to cheer about though. .@JustinFaulk27 is the first player in @NHL history whose first 12 goals of the season all came on the power play (via @EliasSports). — Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes...
Via Bloguin Best
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes rally in third, fall to Hurricanes in OT

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Carolina Hurricanes' power play is producing, and with it have come good results.The Hurricanes withstood Arizona's third-period rally for a 5-4 overtime win over the Coyotes on Saturday night. Carolina scored twice with the man advantage and has seven power-play goals in the last five games -- including four wins.Victor Rask's left-handed wrist shot 53 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rask scores OT winner to lead Hurricanes past Coyotes, 5-4

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Victor Rask's left-handed wrist shot 53 seconds into overtime gave the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. Rask's goal came after the Coyotes' Connor Murphy scored with 15.7 seconds left in regulation to tie it. Seconds earlier, the Hurricanes' Elias Lindholm missed an empty net with Carolina up 4-3. Justin Faulk had...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Coyotes Preview

All the banged-up Arizona Coyotes needed in order to go from a long skid to a lengthy winning streak was return home. After snapping a six-game losing streak, the Coyotes look to push their run at home to the same number Saturday night in another meeting with the Carolina Hurricanes. Arizona (14-14-1) has been much better at home than on the road lately. The Coyotes have dropped...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks look to register a fifth consecutive win over the Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes managed to earn a win to close out this past weekend despite a lackluster defensive effort, but they weren't as fortunate in their latest game.They now face an Anaheim team that hasn't scored too often of late but has shined at the other end of the ice.The Ducks will try for another stingy performance Friday night while registering a fifth consecutive win...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Ducks Preview

The Carolina Hurricanes managed to earn a win to close out this past weekend despite a lackluster defensive effort, but they weren't as fortunate in their latest game. They now face an Anaheim team that hasn't scored too often of late but has shined at the other end of the ice. The Ducks will try for another stingy performance Friday night while registering a fifth consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes give up another five goals in loss

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes are next-to-last in the NHL in power-play goals, with 12 in 91 man-advantage opportunities.Defenseman Justin Faulk, however, is tied for the league lead.Faulk scored with 17 seconds left to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.He sent a shot from near the blue line past Coyotes goalie Anders Lindback...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Faulk's late goal lifts Hurricanes past Coyotes, 5-4

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Justin Faulk scored a power-play goal with 17 seconds left to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday. Faulk, tied for the league lead with nine goals on the man-advantage, sent a shot from near the blue line past Coyotes goalie Anders Lindback after Martin Hanzal took a penalty for Arizona with 2:15 left. Antoine Vermette...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Faulk, Pesce help Hurricanes top Kings, end five-game slide

RALEIGH, N.C. -- When Justin Faulk winds up for his slap shot, the defenseman is making it hurt for Carolina's opponents -- both physically, and on the scoreboard.Faulk scored two power-play goals, and the Hurricanes stopped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday."There's probably four or five guys in the league that (defenders) don't quite...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Faulk, Pesce help Hurricanes end 5-game slide, beat LA 4-3

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Justin Faulk scored two power-play goals, and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Sunday. Brett Pesce scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, and Jeff Skinner also scored for Carolina, which led 3-0 in the second period. Faulk scored each of his goals in the second, giving him an NHL-best...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild down Hurricanes in overtime

Jason Zucker scored his second goal of the game with 1:10 left in overtime, giving the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.Minnesota had to kill off an overtime power play to set up the winner.It was Minnesota's first win in three overtime games this season and the Hurricanes first loss in four extra periods. It was the third straight win for the...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Zucker scores overtime winner as Wild win 3-2 in Carolina after slow start

South St.. Paul’s Justin Faulk at Pepsi Center on October 21, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. Today has been one of those days, where nothing seems to go right. Now, the day started out just fine. I’m getting to the point at my new job where I’m just starting to feel more comfortable with the position. If you’ve read any of my articles over the years, you know that I work in customer...
Via State of Hockey News
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Rask, Faulk, Skinner lift Hurricanes over Avalanche

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Victor Rask, Justin Faulk and Jeff Skinner scored and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 Friday night for their third straight victory. Colorado's Carl Soderberg scored with 31.8 seconds left, but Carolina got its first home win of the season. It was the Hurricanes' first home game following a long road trip they take annually - seven contests...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Braden Holtby Loses Helmet, Nearly Takes Puck to Face

  Any chance of the Washington Capitals fulfilling their aspirations of a Stanley Cup rides mostly on the pads of goalie Braden Holtby. That is why it’s imperative he remains healthy and upright. During the team’s 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, Holtby was involved in a scary moment when he lost his helmet after taking a hit from behind from a Hurricane player. Officials...
Via KCM Sports
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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