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Mario Faubert
Mario Faubert
Position Defence
Shot Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born December 2 1954 (1954-12-02) (age 62),
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 1974
Pittsburgh Penguins
WHA Draft 138th overall, 1974
Vancouver Blazers
Pro Career 1974 – 1982

Mario Faubert (born December 2, 1954) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.

CareerEdit

Faubert played two seasons at Saint Louis University before being drafted 62nd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft. His early career was split between the Penguins and the AHL's Hershey Bears. He played his first full season in 1981, and finished the year first among Pittsburgh defenceman in scoring.

On November 18, 1981 Faubert suffered a tragic career ending leg injury in a game vs. St. Louis.

In 231 NHL games, Faubert scored 21 goals and 90 assists.

Awards & AchievementsEdit

  • 1974 – Second All-CCHA Team
  • 1974 – CCHA All-Tournament Team

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