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Buffalo Sabres sign Justin Falk to 1-year extension

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Mon, Feb 6th 2017 12:35 pm

The Buffalo Sabres announced the team signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year contract extension worth $650,000.

Since joining the Sabres as a free agent on July 1, 2016, Falk (age 28, 6'5", 222 pounds) has appeared in 35 games for the team, posting 3 assists and averaging 13:11 of ice time per game.

A fourth-round pick (110th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft, Falk has recorded 27 points (2 goals, 25 assists) in 206 games during parts of seven NHL seasons with Buffalo, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild. A native of Snowflake, Manitoba, he has added 42 points (9/33) in 270 AHL games during six AHL seasons, including 10 games with the Rochester Americans in 2016-17.

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