Justin Faulk D CAR 13 Days
Justin Faulk suffered an upper body injury early in the first period on Sunday and did not return.
Faulk had just returned from playing in the Olympics for the United States and this injury could force the Hurricanes into giving up at the trade deadline as they were a bubble team heading into action on Sunday. Faulk has three goals and 23 points this season. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Justin Faulk D CAR 20 Days
Justin Faulk will join his Carolina Hurricane teammates in Buffalo on Tuesday when the NHL resumes action.
Faulk played for the United States at the Olympics, getting into the semi-final game against Canada as he replaced the injured Paul Martin, and also in the bronze medal game versus Finland. He will not be at practice on Monday but instead meet up with the team on Tuesday. Faulk has 22 points in 57 games.
Justin Faulk D CAR 1 Month
Justin Faulk, 21, will be the youngest player on Team USA's hockey team at the Olympics.
He'll play against Carolina defense partner Andrej Sekera in Thursday's preliminary round contest against Slovakia. "I have buddies in the NHL I play against but this will be different," Faulk said. "The stakes are higher."
Justin Faulk D CAR 2 Months
Justin Faulk and Andrej Sekera experienced a Sunday to forget as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat their Carolina Hurricanes 5-3.
Faulk and Sekera had matching -4 ratings today. These performances were out of character for both solid defensemen, and they might have cost a few people a close plus/minus category in weekly leagues.
Justin Faulk D CAR 3 Months
Justin Faulk admitted that he's been thinking about the possibility of making Team USA more as the announcement date inches closer.
The United States is expected to reveal their roster for the 2014 Winter Games on January 1. Faulk's been in contact with the team's management, but isn't sure what his chances are of making the squad. He has 15 points and is averaging 24:12 minutes per contest in 37 games this season.