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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 (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. Nov 15 - 11:32 AM

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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.
Nov 14 - 2:14 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.
Nov 11 - 6:21 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.
Nov 8 - 12:46 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.
Nov 8 - 11:26 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.
Nov 7 - 12:53 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.
Oct 19 - 8:28 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.
Oct 17 - 12:43 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.
Oct 8 - 7:59 AM

Justin Faulk suffered a lower-body injury in Friday's game against Washington.

He won't be returning to the game. This is definitely concerning news if you're a Hurricanes fan. But keep in mind that this is the preseason and sometimes coaches keep players out for precautionary reasons. We should find out more about Faulk's status in the next day or so. Faulk had 16 goals and 37 points in 64 games in 2015-16.
Oct 7 - 9:41 PM

Defenseman Justin Faulk scored a power-play goal in overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 2-1 triumph over the Washington Capitals in exhibition action Monday night.

Also scoring for Carolina in the opening preseason game for both teams was Patrick Brown. Madison Bowey tied the game at 1-1 in the third period for Washington before Faulk's winning goal. Eddie Lack stopped all 16 shots he faced and Alex Nedeljkovic made nine saves on 10 shots for the Hurricanes. Capitals forward Tom Wilson sustained an upper-body injury in the first period and did not return to the game as a precaution.
Sep 26 - 11:04 PM

Justin Faulk wishes he had been selected as part of Team USA.

Faulk represented America in the 2014 Olympics, but was a surprise omission from their World Cup roster. "Obviously I’d want to be there, and I think I could help the team," Faulk said. "I think I’m a good enough player where I could play in that. But they went in a different direction. That’s their decision, and you have to respect it. I want to be there, and I wish I was. But I’ll just watch it and focus on what’s going on here and get to have a full training camp with the guys and get ready for the season." Faulk had 16 goals and 37 points in 64 games last season. He did finish with a minus-22 rating though, which was tied for the worst on the Hurricanes.
Sep 13 - 9:03 AM

Justin Faulk was a surprise omission from Team USA's World Cup roster.

He represented the U.S. at the Sochi Olympics in 2014 and he has played at past World Championships. Faulk was an NHL All-Star last season and he registered 37 points in 64 games in 2015-16.
May 28 - 12:23 PM

Justin Faulk will skip the 2016 World Championships.

Faulk have served as a member of Team USA in three of the last four annual tournaments. The year that he didn't participate in the Worlds, 2014, he was a member of the States' Olympic team. He has four goals and 17 points in 28 contests in his career at the Worlds. Along the way he's earned the Bronze Medal in 2013 and 2015.
Apr 12 - 10:55 AM

Justin Faulk (leg) will rejoin the Hurricanes' on Thursday.

Faulk has only participated in one game since Feb. 7. He has 15 goals and 34 points in 55 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 24 - 12:14 PM

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C1Jordan Staal
2Teuvo Teravainen
3Victor Rask
4Jay McClement
5Derek Ryan
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Phil Di Giuseppe
5Brock McGinn
RW1Elias Lindholm
2Lee Stempniak
3Sebastian Aho
4Viktor Stalberg
5Andrej Nestrasil
D1Justin Faulk
2Ron Hainsey
3Noah Hanifin
4Jaccob Slavin
5Brett Pesce
6Ryan Murphy
7Klas Dahlbeck
8Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack
3Michael Leighton