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Justin Falk | Defenseman

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 215
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Justin Falk has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Falk had a goal and an assist in 18 games with Minnesota and Columbus in 2014-15. The Blue Jackets acquired him and a fifth round pick in March in exchange for Jordan Leopold. May 29 - 11:48 AM

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Columbus is reportedly close to signing Justin Falk to a two-year contract.

He was acquired in March in a trade with Minnesota that sent Jordan Leopold to the Wild. Falk suited up in just five games with the Blue Jackets and he played in 18 contests in total in 2014-15.
May 28 - 6:12 PM

Justin Falk will remain in the Blue Jackets lineup Wednesday night against Toronto.

With Ryan Murray returning from injury, the Blue Jackets will elect to scratch Kevin Connauton and not Justin Falk. Falk was paired with Dalton Prout during Wednesday’s morning skate and should pair up with him versus Toronto. Falk has scored a goal and an assist in 17 games this year.
Apr 8 - 5:12 PM

Justin Falk will be scratched against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.

Falk has seen just 16 with Minnesota and now Columbus this season, producing just two points, eight hits, 12 PIMs, and 15 blocks.
Source: Evan Sporer
Mar 27 - 7:02 PM

Justin Falk will be scratched against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.

Falk has seen just 16 games with the Blue Jackets and the Wild this season, collecting two points, 12 PIMs, and 15 blocks.
Source: Craig Merz
Mar 24 - 6:55 PM

Justin Falk will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Detroit.

Defenseman Ryan Murray has been deemed healthy enough to return, but the Jackets have decided not to inset him into their lineup tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 12 - 7:42 PM

Justin Falk is a healthy scratch is Tuesday's game against Carolina.

Falk was acquired from Minnesota on March 2nd and has two points in three games since joining the Jackets. David Clarkson and Nick Foligno (illness) are also out on Tuesday.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 10 - 7:13 PM

Justin Falk had a goal and an assist for the Columbus Blue Jackets Friday.

It was Falk's first two points of the season in only his second game for the Blue Jackets as he was dealt from Minnesota at the trade deadline after playing in only 13 games for the Wild. Falk's goal was his second in his career, the first one coming 89 games ago. We cannot recommend him at this time but it was a nice second game as a Jacket for the 26-year-old blueliner.
Mar 7 - 7:03 AM

Justin Falk has been dealt to Columbus, along with a fifth-round pick, for Jordan Leopold.

He has skated in 13 games with Minnesota this season and 37 contests with the team's AHL affiliate in Iowa. Falk doesn't have any fantasy value.
Mar 2 - 2:27 PM

Justin Falk (upper body) has been taken off of the injured reserve list.

Falk has been placed on waivers though and he's expected to head to the minors if he clears. He has no points and seven penalty minutes in 13 games with Minnesota in 2014-15.
Jan 21 - 12:16 PM

Minnesota has placed Justin Falk (upper body) on injured reserve.

He sustained an upper-body injury on Tuesday against Pittsburgh, so he will be sidelined for at least a week.
Jan 14 - 5:55 PM

Justin Falk suffered an upper-body injury that is expected to keep him on the shelf for Thursday's game at Buffalo.

He didn't practice Wednesday after he played just 1:49 of ice time in Tuesday's 7-2 loss to Pittsburgh. If Ryan Suter gets suspended then the Wild will have to bring up a defenseman.
Jan 14 - 4:32 PM

Justin Falk has been called up by Minnesota.

Nate Prosser is expected to miss Tuesday's game due to an illness, so Falk will presumably fill the void. Falk has four points and 26 penalty minutes in 21 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Jan 6 - 2:13 PM

The Wild have re-assigned Justin Falk to Iowa of the AHL.

He wasn't in Minnesota for long. No matter from a fantasy perspective as Falk has no value.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 01:37:00 PM

The Minnesota Wild have recalled Justin Falk from the minors.

Falk was sent down 12 days ago. He had a goal and three points in 16 AHL games and no points in three NHL games earlier this season. He has no fantasy value.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 11:45:00 AM

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