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Justin Faulk | Defenseman | #27

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/20/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 215
College: U. of Minnesota-Duluth
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (37) / CAR
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Justin Faulk is expected to play Monday night even though he left the morning skate early.
The reason for his departure was not given. Faulk has struggled offensively this season with one goal and only three points in 15 games. Nov 13 - 11:35 AM

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Justin Faulk scored his first of the season Sunday.

Faulk picked up a pair of assists on October 17 but outside of that, the goal was only his third point of the season in 10 games. He scores in bunches so perhaps this is the start of a streak.
Oct 30 - 7:18 AM

Justin Faulk picked up a pair of assists with a blocked shots, two hits and a pair of minor penalties.

Like most of the Hurricanes who had breakout performances in this one, Faulk was scoreless over the first three games. He has tailed off with 37 points in each of the past two campaigns, a drop since his career-high 49 points back in 2014-15. While his assist numbers have gone down, he has set career highs in goals over each of the past two campaigns. He is one of the more productive rearguards for goals.
Oct 18 - 1:00 AM

Justin Faulk scored a goal in Friday's 3-1 preseason win over the Washington Capitals.

All three of Carolina's goal were scored by a defenseman, as Trevor van Rismedyk and Noah Hanifin also found the back of the net in the victory. Faulk is one of the top goal scoring defensemen in the league. He had 17 goals and 37 points in 75 games last season. He definitely has value in standard fantasy leagues.
Sep 29 - 10:55 PM

Justin Faulk set a new career-high in goals during Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.

It was Faulk's 17th marker of the 2016-17 campaign. Through 71 games this season he also has 36 points.
Apr 2 - 9:57 PM

Justin Faulk picked up a couple of helpers in a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.

Faulk picked up his first assist on Lee Stempniak's opening goal of the game and then picked up his second on Elias Lindholm's power play marker. Faulk finished the home and home against Detroit with two goals and two assists. He is now up to 35 points in 68 games this season for the Hurricanes. With Jaccob Slavin's emergence in Carolina, Faulk has seen his ice time drop slightly and his point total as well. As always, Faulk continues to bring points to your fantasy lineup but hurts your plus/minus.
Mar 28 - 9:51 PM

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk scored two goals Monday night in a 4-3 overtime loss to the visiting Detroit Red Wings.

This gives Faulk 16 goals and 33 points on the season. Also scoring a goal for Carolina was Jeff Skinner, who opened the scoring in the first period with his 31st of the season. Defenseman Jaccob Slavin chipped in with two assists.
Mar 27 - 10:25 PM

Justin Faulk will play in Tuesday's game against the New York Islanders.

Faulk blocked a shot in the third period of Monday's game against the Islanders and his status for tonight's game was in doubt.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 14 - 7:00 PM

Justin Faulk will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.

He is questionable after blocking a shot in third period Monday night. Faulk is expected to take part in the pregame warmup, but if he can't play then Ryan Murphy will instead.
Mar 14 - 5:06 PM

Justin Faulk scored the only Hurricanes goal of the night as they lost a 3-1 contest to the Avalanche on Tuesday.

This was the first point earned by Faulk in his last 10 games. He had a goal in a 5-2 loss the Stars February 11. Faulk’s 26 points for the season are almost evenly distributed between 12 goals and 14 assists.
Mar 7 - 11:38 PM

Despite feeling ill, Justin Faulk will indeed suit up against Toronto on Sunday.

The talented blue liner has posted 11 goals and 25 points in 47 games along with 53 blocks and 75 hits to boot.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 19 - 7:03 PM

Justin Faulk is under the weather, but he is still expected to play in Sunday's match with the Maple Leafs.

Which is good news for Faulk and Hurricanes fans alike. Carolina trails Toronto for the second Wild Card by seven points, as of this writing. The talented blue liner has posted 11 goals and 25 points in 47 games along with 53 blocks and 75 hits to boot.
Feb 18 - 1:40 PM

According to Adrian Dater, Justin Faulk is "in play" in potential trade talks between Colorado and Carolina.

Carolina pro scout and recently nominated-Top 100 player Joe Nieuwendyk has been "a regular: at Avalanche games the last three weeks. A swap of defensemen from Carolina for forwards for Colorado (say, Matt Duchene and/or Gabriel Landeskog) makes sense for both sides. Perhaps we'll see a rare star-for-star deal after all.
Feb 12 - 3:38 PM

Thanks to the goal he scored in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Stars, Justin Faulk now has points in four of his last five games.

Through 46 games this season he has 11 goals and 25 points thus far. He appears well on track to achieve his fourth straight campaign with at least 30 points.
Feb 11 - 7:20 PM

Just as he was over the Atlantic, Justin Faulk was a driving force behind the Metro's 4-3 All-Star championship game victory over the Pacific.

Faulk scored both a goal and an assist, with a point total matched only by Taylor Hall. Over the two victories, Faulk notched a goal and five points. Matched in points only by John Tavares and Cam Atkinson. Faulk was also one of two players to record multiple points in both games, Hall being the other.
Jan 29 - 7:24 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Victor Rask
2Jordan Staal
3Derek Ryan
4Marcus Kruger
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Sebastian Aho
3Joakim Nordstrom
4Phil Di Giuseppe
5Brock McGinn
RW1Elias Lindholm
2Justin Williams
3Teuvo Teravainen
4Lee Stempniak
5Josh Jooris
D1Justin Faulk
2Jaccob Slavin
3Brett Pesce
4Noah Hanifin
5Trevor van Riemsdyk
6Haydn Fleury
7Klas Dahlbeck
G1Scott Darling
2Cam Ward