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Monsters Add Defenseman Justin Falk on Emergency Recall

CLEVELAND – In advance of a Wednesday home clash vs. the Grand Rapids Griffins at The Q, Cleveland’s Lake Erie Monsters announced Wednesday that veteran defenseman Justin Falk was added to the Columbus Blue Jackets’ roster on emergency recall.

Selected by Minnesota in the fourth round of the 2007 NHL Draft with the 110th overall pick, Falk has two goals, five points and 26 penalty minutes to his credit in 17 appearances for the Monsters so far this season and registered two penalty minutes in four appearances for the Blue Jackets this year in one previous call-up.

A 26 year-old native of Snowflake, Manitoba, Falk has two goals, 19 points and 136 penalty minutes to his credit in 151 career NHL appearances for the Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and Columbus in parts of seven seasons from 2009 to 2015.

Next up for the Monsters, it’s a Wednesday clash vs. Grand Rapids with full coverage from The Q underway at 7:00 pm on AM 1420 The Answer and the Monsters Hockey Network.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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