Justin Falk
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
BIRTHDATE: 10/11/1988
AGE: 27
DRAFTED: MIN: 2007-110 overall
Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2008) Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for Benn Ferriero and Columbus' 6th round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Chase Lang) in 2014 Entry Draft, June 30, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, August 1, 2014. Traded to Columbus by Minnesota with Minnesota's 5th round choice (Veeti Vainio) in 2015 Entry Draft for Jordan Leopold, March 2, 2015.
2012-13: Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Mar. 27 vs. PHX ... Post- ed a plus or even rating in 27 of 36 contests ... Tallied an assist on the game-winning goal on Jan. 29 vs. CBJ ... Made his playoff debut in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on May 3 at CHI. 2011-12: Compiled nine points (1-8=9) and 54 PIM in 47 games with Minnesota... Tallied two multi-point games...Ranked fourth on the team with 78 hits... Ranked sixth in TOI/game and eighth in blocked shots (78) among NHL rookies...Scored first career NHL goal on the power-play at COL (Giguere, 1/24)...Tallied a pair of assists vs. LA (3/31) and vs. SJ (1/10)...Notched a career-high four shots at NSH (12/28)...Skated a career-high 26:53 vs. STL (11/19)...Recorded career-high seven PIM vs. COL (11/17)...Logged career-best plus-2 rating at CGY (11/8) and at CBJ (11/15)...Blocked season-high six shots vs. ANA (10/27)...Missed 11 games with upper body injury (11/28-12/19) and 10 games with lower body injury (3/6-3/27). 2010-11: Saw action in 22 games with Minnesota collecting three assists and 6 PIM... Played in 55 games with Houston (AHL), tallying 14 points (3-11=14) and 41 PIM...Finished the regular season with a plus-16 rating to lead Aeros... Recorded five assists and 33 PIM in 24 playoff games with Houston. 2009-10: Appeared in three games with the Wild...Skated 5:36 TOI during his NHL debut at CBJ (3/19)...Totaled nine points (3-6=9) and 87 PIM in 69 games with Houston.

AHL Career
2008-09: Totaled three assists and 44 PIM in 65 contests in his first professional season with Houston...Collected two assists in 20 playoff games.

Junior Career
2007-08: Played 72 games with Spokane (WHL), collecting 26 points (4-22=26) and 98 PIM...Appeared in 21 playoff games and recorded five points (1-4=5) to help Spokane claim the Memorial Cup. 2006-07: Tallied 15 points (3-12=15) and 88 PIM in 62 games with Spokane. 2005-06: Started season with Calgary (WHL) and recorded two assists in five games...Notched eight assists and 35 PIM in 48 games with Spokane... Led Chiefs with a plus-11 rating and ranked fourth in PIM.