Falk returns to Wild on one-year deal

Justin Falk signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild on Friday, returning to Minnesota after spending last season with the New York Rangers.

Justin Falk is returning to his original team.

Falk signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild on Friday, returning to Minnesota after spending last season with the New York Rangers.

Originally a fourth-round draft pick by the Wild in 2007, Falk had one goal, 14 assists and 100 penalty minutes in 108 regular season games with the Wild from 2009-13. The 6-foot-5 defenseman played in 21 games with New York last year, registering two assists and 20 penalty minutes.

Falk, 25, played in four playoff games for Minnesota in 2013.

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