SHARE
Share with your friends
x
Share with your Friends


Minnesota Wild sign defenceman Justin Falk to 1-year, 2-way contract

Friday, 08.01.2014 / 6:05 PM / News

The Canadian Press

Share with your Friends


Minnesota Wild sign defenceman Justin Falk to 1-year, 2-way contract

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild have signed defenceman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way contract.

Under the deal announced Friday, Falk will be paid his NHL salary only if he is on the NHL roster. If he is sent to the AHL, he will get a minor-league salary.

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound Falk, from Snowflake, Manitoba, had two assists and 20 penalty minutes in 21 games with the New York Rangers last season.

The 25-year-old Falk was drafted by the Wild in the fourth round in 2007. He has a goal, 14 assists and 100 penalty minutes in 108 regular-season games in parts of four seasons with Minnesota from 2009 to 2013.

Quote of the Day

In respect to the organization and my teammates, it was the best move. When I look back at my career and all the different things I had to overcome, I have no regrets. It was great.

— Devils captain Bryce Salvador on retiring from the National Hockey League Wednesday
TONIGHT ON NHL NETWORK