Snowflake's Justin Falk is staying with the Buffalo Sabres for another season after signing a one-year contract extension worth $650,000.

Falk originally signed with the Sabres as a free agent on July 1, 2016. The 6'5" defence has appeared in 35 games with Buffalo this season and has three assists on the season. He's averaging 13:11 minutes of ice-time per game.

A fourth-round pick (110th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft, Falk has recorded two goals and 27 points in 206 games during parts of seven NHL seasons with Buffalo, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild.

Falk has added nine goals and 42 points in 270 AHL games during six AHL seasons, including 10 games with the Rochester Americans in 2016-17.

 

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Scoreboard

Monday, June 26th

Manitoba Junior Baseball League
Carillon 8 Pembina Valley 0

Major League Baseball
American League
Boston 4 Minnesota 1
Cleveland 15 Texas 9
New York 6 Chicago 5
National League
Arizona 6 Philadelphia 1
St. Louis 8 Cincinnati 2
Chicago 5 Washington 4
San Francisco 9 Colorado 2
Interleague
L.A. Angels 4 L.A. Dodgers 0

Tuesday, June 27th

Border West Baseball League
Morden at Winkler, 7 p.m.
Clearwater at Cartwright, 7 p.m.
Baldur at Pilot Mound, 7 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Gary at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.
Texas at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Boston, 6:10 p.m.
Kansas City at Detroit, 6:10 p.m.
Oakland at Houston, 7:10 p.m.
New York at Chicago, 7:10 p.m.
National League
Chicago at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
New York at Miami, 6:10 p.m.
St. Louis at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
Atlanta at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
Colorado at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.
Interleague
Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

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