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Justin Faulk
Justin Faulk 2016.jpg
Born March 20 1992 (1992-03-20) (age 25),
South St. Paul, Minnesota
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
NHL team Carolina Hurricanes
Ntl. team Flag of the United States United States of America
NHL Draft 37th overall, 2010
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2011–present


Justin Michael Faulk (born March 20, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently an alternate captain for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] He was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

Faulk spent the 2010–11 season playing for the University of Minnesota-Duluth, helping them capture the national championship. On April 15, 2011, Faulk was signed by the Carolina Hurricanes to a three-year entry-level contract.

In 2012 Faulk was selected as the lone Carolina Hurricanes representative in Ottawa as a YoungStar where he participated in the Hardest Shot competition. In the season, Faulk was recognized with his first All-Star appearance, being selected to represent "Team Toews" at the 2015 NHL All-Star Game held in Columbus, Ohio, on January 25, 2015. He finished the season with a career high of 49 points. He would go to his second consecutive All-Star Game the season after, finishing with 37 points on the year. He had an identical season right after, making the All-Star Game for the third consecutive year, and would score 37 points again.

International playEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of the United States United States
Ice hockey
World Championships
Bronze 2013 Sweden/Finland
Bronze 2015 Czech Republic
World Junior Hockey Championships
Bronze 2011 United States
IIHF World U18 Championships
Gold 2010 Belarus

Internationally, Faulk has represented the United States at four different events. He helped the Americans win gold at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships and bronze during the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He also played at the Senior level at the 2012, 2013 and the 2014 World Championships, and made his Olympic Debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 U.S. National Under-18 Team NAHL 38 3 9 12 20
2009–10 U.S. National Under-18 Team USHL 21 9 3 12 46
2010–11 University of Minnesota Duluth WCHA 39 8 25 33 47
2010–11 Charlotte Checkers AHL 13 0 2 2 2
2011–12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 66 8 14 22 29
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 12 2 4 6 11
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 31 5 19 24 16
2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 38 5 10 15 15
2013–14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 76 5 27 32 37
2014–15 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 15 34 49 30
2015–16 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 64 16 21 37 27
2016–17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 75 17 20 37 32
NHL totals 401 66 126 192 170

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 United States U18 Gold medal icon 7 1 3 4 6
2011 United States WJC Bronze medal icon 6 1 3 4 0
2012 United States WC 7th 8 4 4 8 2
2013 United States WC Bronze medal icon 10 0 6 6 2
2014 United States OG 4th 2 0 0 0 0
2015 United States WC Bronze medal icon 10 0 3 3 4
Junior totals 13 2 6 8 6
Senior totals 30 4 13 17 8

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
All-WCHA Rookie Team 2010–11
All-WCHA Third Team 2010–11
NCAA All-Tournament Team 2011 [2]
3x NHL All Star 2015, 2016, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. Is Justin Faulk the secret to Carolina's success this season?. NBC Sports (2011-10-05). Retrieved on 2011-10-05.
  2. "NCAA Frozen Four Records", NCAA.org. Retrieved on 2013-06-19. 

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