Justin Faulk (upper body) is projected to miss about 10 days, according to Carolina GM Jim Rutherford.
Justin Faulk suffered an upper body injury early in the first period on Sunday and did not return.
Justin Faulk will join his Carolina Hurricane teammates in Buffalo on Tuesday when the NHL resumes action.
Justin Faulk, 21, will be the youngest player on Team USA's hockey team at the Olympics.
Justin Faulk recorded an assist in Carolina's 4-1 defeat on Saturday.
Justin Faulk and Andrej Sekera experienced a Sunday to forget as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat their Carolina Hurricanes 5-3.
Justin Faulk admitted that he's been thinking about the possibility of making Team USA more as the announcement date inches closer.
Justin Faulk had a goal and two assists in Carolina's 5-2 win Thursday.
Justin Faulk is riding a mini three game points streak after notching his ninth assist of the season in Friday night’s loss to New Jersey.
Justin Faulk recorded his first goal of the season as the Hurricanes outlasted New Jersey by a score of 4-3 Wednesday.
Justin Faulk sat out practice on Wednesday for a maintenance day.
Justin Faulk and Ryan Murphy are playing for the Carolina Hurricanes Sunday against the Phoenix Coyotes.
Justin Faulk is probable to play Sunday versus Phoenix.
Justin Faulk appears to have a good chance at making the U.S. roster for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.