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Justin Faulk | Defenseman | #27

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/20/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 215
College: U. of Minnesota-Duluth
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (37) / CAR
Contract: view contract details

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Justin Faulk (lower body) has been taken off the injured reserve list.
Faulk hasn't played since Dec. 23, but with his activation he should return on Thursday. Look for him to play alongside Ron Hainsey. He has seven goals and 16 points in 30 contests in 2016-17. Jan 5 - 4:27 PM

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Justin Faulk (lower body) shed his no-contact jersey on Tuesday at practice, but he won't play against New Jersey.

It will be his fourth straight game on the sidelines with a lower-body injury. Faulk could be back in the lineup on Thursday or Friday, according to coach Bill Peters.
Jan 3 - 3:13 PM

The Carolina Hurricanes have placed Justin Faulk on I/R retroactive to Dec. 23rd.

He has seven goals and 16 points in 30 contests during the 2016 portion of the season. Hopefully he'll be out before January turns to February.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 05:40:00 PM

Justin Faulk (lower body) won't travel with the Hurricanes to Tampa Bay for Saturday's game.

It will be Faulk's third straight game on the sidelines. He has seven goals and 16 points in 30 contests in 2016-17.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 09:24:00 AM

Justin Faulk is listed as week-to-week because of a lower-body injury.

Coach Bill Peters said that Faulk was hurt during the second half of Carolina's game against Boston last Friday. He didn't take part in the team's practice Tuesday morning.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 12:04:00 PM

Justin Faulk scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 OT win over the Boston Bruins.

Faulk's goal at the 6:48 mark of the third period tied the game at two. He also helped set up Teuvo Teraivanen's game-winning goal in overtime. Faulk finished the game with a plus-1 rating and a team-high seven shots on goal in 22:58 of ice time. The 24-year-old has seven goals and nine assists in 30 games.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 11:50:00 PM

Justin Faulk (upper body) will rejoin the Hurricanes on Tuesday.

Faulk missed three straight games due to the injury. He has three goals and six points in 11 games this season. He's projected to play alongside Ron Hainsey.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Justin Faulk (upper body) is considered day-to-day now and he could be back in the lineup this week.

He hasn't been ruled out for Tuesday's game yet, but coach Bill Peters said "there's a real good chance" Faulk could return by Friday. Faulk hasn't played since Nov. 6 due to an upper-body injury.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 02:14:00 PM

Justin Faulk (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Faulk is regarded as week-to-week, so it's not surprising that the Hurricanes have decided to make this move. He has three goals and six points in 11 contests this season.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 06:21:00 PM

Justin Faulk is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury.

He was injured on Sunday against New Jersey. Keep him on your bench for the time being.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 12:46:00 PM

Justin Faulk (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup Tuesday night.

He underwent an MRI Monday and the Hurricanes have not updated his status yet. What we do know is that Faulk is not with the team in New Jersey for Tuesday's contest. An update could come after the morning skate.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 11:26:00 AM

Justin Faulk will have an MRI to determine the severity of his undisclosed injury.

He left Sunday's game in the third period with what couldbe an upper- or middle-body injury. Stay tuned.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 12:53:00 PM

Justin Faulk registered an assist in a 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Tuesday.

Faulk has recorded a point in each of Carolina's first three games. He has a goal and four points this season.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 08:28:00 AM

Justin Faulk scored a goal and added an assist in Carolina's 4-3 overtime loss to the Canucks on Sunday night.

Faulk, who had an assist in the Canes' opener, now has three points in two games this season. The 24-year-old clearly has the ability to be a consistent point producing defenseman. Teuvo Teravainen also scored his first as a Cane in the disappointing loss where Carolina squandered a 3-0 lead.
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 12:43:00 AM

The injury sustained by Justin Faulk in Friday night's game against Washington is not considered serious according to Hurricanes' coach Bill Peters.

Faulk was removed from the contest more as a precautionary measure than anything else. Peters described the injury as general soreness in his lower-body. That is good news for Faulk owners. Consider the talented rearguard day-to-day.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 07:59:00 AM

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4Derek Ryan
5Jay McClement
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Brock McGinn
RW1Sebastian Aho
2Elias Lindholm
3Lee Stempniak
4Viktor Stalberg
5Ty Rattie
D1Justin Faulk
2Noah Hanifin
3Jaccob Slavin
4Ron Hainsey
5Brett Pesce
6Ryan Murphy
7Klas Dahlbeck
8Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack
3Michael Leighton