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Canes Activate Faulk from Injured Reserve

Defenseman eligible to play in tonight's game against San Jose

by Terrell Williams / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated defenseman Justin Faulk from injured reserve.

Faulk, 24, has missed the Hurricanes' last three games after suffering an upper-body injury against the New Jersey Devils on Nov. 6. The South St. Paul, MN, native leads all Hurricanes defensemen in goals (3) and ranks second among team blueliners in points (6). A two-time NHL All-Star, Faulk netted a career-high 16 goals during the 2015-16 season, and has totaled 161 points (52g, 109a) in 337 career NHL games.

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