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2015 NHL Draft
Justin Falk

Justin Falk  #44

NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: October 11, 1988  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Snowflake, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: MIN / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (110th overall)
2014-15: Posted first goal and assist in CBJ uniform 3/6 at NJD... Had a fight, shot and two hits on 13:12 TOI in CBJ debut 3/3 vs. WSH... Recorded seven penalty minutes in 13 games with MIN and 1-6-7 and 34 penalty minutes in 39 games with Iowa (AHL) prior to trade... Made season debut 10/28 at BOS. 2013-14: Tallied his first point as a Ranger with an assist and registered three hits and three blocked shots 12/17 vs. NJD Skated season-high 17:43 11/30 vs. VAN. Career: Skated in 100th career NHL game 3/27/13 vs. ARI Established career highs in games played, goals, assists, points, PIM, hits (78), blocked shots (78), and shots (46) with 1-8-9 and 54 penalty minutes in 2011-12 Netted first NHL goal 1/24/12 at COL Picked up first NHL multi-point game (0-2-2) 1/10/12 vs. SJS Made NHL debut 3/19/10 at CBJ Ranked second among Spokane defensemen in assists and points (4-22-26) as Chiefs captured WHL Championship and Memorial Cup in 2007-08 season.
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.
Quote of the Day

I'm very excited about what happened today. We've worked on this deal with Toronto for a month, or over a month. It got a little bit of legs on draft day, but it really heated up last night, and we were able to complete the deal today.

— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Phil Kessel, who he acquired from the Maple Leafs in a trade on Wednesday