Justin Faulk

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This article is about the American defenseman. For the Canadian defenseman, see Justin Falk.
Justin Faulk
Justin Faulk 2013.jpg
Born (1992-03-20) March 20, 1992 (age 22)
South St. Paul, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defense
Catches Right
NHL team Carolina Hurricanes
National team  United States
NHL Draft 37th overall, 2010
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2011–present
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
Men's ice hockey
Ice Hockey World Championships
Bronze 2013 Sweden/Finland
IIHF World U18 Championships
Gold 2010 Belarus
World Junior Hockey Championships
Bronze 2011 USA

Justin Michael Faulk (born March 20, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing as 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 career[edit]

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.[2]

Faulk scored his first NHL goal on December 9, 2011 against Chris Mason of the Winnipeg Jets.[3]

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 2012 IIHF World Championship and on the 2014 Winter Olympic team.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

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
NHL totals 180 18 51 69 81

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 United States U18 1st 7 1 3 4 6
2011 United States WJC 3rd 6 1 3 4 0
2012 United States WC 7th 8 4 4 8 2
2013 United States WC 3rd 10 0 6 6 2
2014 United States OG 4th 2 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 13 2 6 8 6
Senior totals 20 4 10 14 4

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Rookie Team 2010–11
All-WCHA Third Team 2010–11
NCAA All-Tournament Team 2011 [4]

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