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Justin Faulk Now A Member Of The St. Louis Blues

(Sept. 24, 2019) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has acquired defenseman Justin Faulk and a 2020 fifth-round pick from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Joel Edmundson, forward Dominik Bokk and a 2021 seventh-round pick.  In conjunction with the trade, Faulk has signed a seven-year contract extension worth $45.5 million with the Blues ($6.5 million annual average value). 

“I would like to thank Joel his four seasons with the Blues,” said Armstrong.  “He was an important part of what we accomplished here, and we wish him nothing but the best.”

“We are excited to add Justin to our core group for the next eight years.  He is a top-four defenseman who averages over twenty-three minutes a game and we are confident he will be a strong addition to our club.”

added 2:08pm, Carolina release is below.

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Joel Edmundson Will Make $3.1M Next Season

(Aug. 6, 2019) – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that defenseman Joel Edmundson has been awarded a one-year contract worth $3.1 million at arbitration.

“We are happy to have Joel under contract for next season,” said Armstrong.  “He is an important part of our defensive unit and we are looking forward to another successful year.”

Edmundson, 26, appeared in 64 regular-season games with the Blues last season, recording 11 points (two goals, nine assists) and 68 penalty minutes.  The 6’4, 215-pound defenseman also posted seven points (one goal, six assists) and 10 penalty minutes in 22 postseason games, helping the Blues capture the 2019 Stanley Cup.

A native of Brandon, Manitoba, Edmundson was originally drafted by the Blues in the second round, 46th overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.  In four NHL seasons, he has totaled 52 points (13 goals, 39 assists) and 248 penalty minutes in 269 regular-season games.

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