Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Justin Falk
Justin Falk was born on October 11, 1988 in Snowflake, Manitoba. The hulking defenseman played his major junior hockey with the Spokane Chiefs, with whom he won the 2008 Memorial Cup.

After being selected 110th overall at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild, Falk began his professional career in the AHL with the Houston Aeros in 2008. The following season he received his first taste of NHL action, appearing in three games for the Wild.

Falk played parts of five seasons playing in the Wild's system before he was traded to the New York Rangers for Benn Ferriero and a sixth round draft pick.

He only played one seasons with the Rangers before he signed back with the Minnesota Wild on August 1, 2014. At the 2015 trade deadline, Falk, along with a fifth round draft choice was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Jordan Leopold.

Falk became an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2016 and signed with the Buffalo Sabres on July 1.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2004-05 Swan Valley Stampeders MJHL 56 0 8 8 46
2004-05 Calgary Hitmen WHL 4 0 0 0 2 -1 5 0 0 0 0
2005-06 Calgary Hitmen WHL 5 0 2 2 0 +2
2005-06 Spokane Chiefs WHL 48 0 8 8 35 +1
2006-07 Spokane Chiefs WHL 62 3 12 15 88 +11 6 0 0 0 8
2007-08 Spokane Chiefs WHL 72 4 22 26 98 +27 21 1 4 5 12
2007-08 Spokane Chiefs M-Cup 4 1 1 2 4
2008-09 Houston Aeros AHL 65 0 3 3 44 -4 20 0 2 2 4
2009-10 Minnesota Wild NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -2
2009-10 Houston Aeros AHL 69 3 6 9 87 -6
2010-11 Minnesota Wild NHL 22 0 3 3 6 -4
2010-11 Houston Aeros AHL 55 3 11 14 41 +16 24 0 5 5 33
2011-12 Minnesota Wild NHL 47 1 8 9 54 -13
2012-13 Minnesota Wild NHL 36 0 3 3 40 -9 4 0 0 0 2
2013-14 New York Rangers NHL 21 0 2 2 20 -5
2014-15 Minnesota Wild NHL 13 0 0 0 7 -6
2014-15 Iowa Wild AHL 39 1 6 7 34 -10
2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 5 1 1 2 7 -3
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 24 0 4 4 17 +2
2015-16 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 32 2 7 9 43 +3 17 0 4 4 8
2016-17 Buffalo Sabres NHL 52 0 8 8 29 -3
2016-17 Rochester Americans AHL 10 0 0 0 11 +3
NHL Totals 223 2 29 31 180 4 0 0 0 2


Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2008) Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for Benn Ferriero and Columbus' 6th round pick (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Chase Lang) in 2014 NHL 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 pick (Veeti Vainio) in 2015 NHL Draft for Jordan Leopold, March 2, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 1, 2016.
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