December 2, 1954 |
Valleyfield, QC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)|
|NHL Draft||62nd overall, 1974
|WHA Draft||138th overall, 1974
Faubert played two seasons at Saint Louis University before being drafted 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 versus St. Louis.
In February 2003, the Parti libéral du Québec announced that Mario Faubert would be its candidate in the riding of Beauharnois for the upcoming Quebec general election. He was named the liberal candidate after the Beauharnois-Huntingdon district was split in two and incumbent André Chenail chose to ride in Huntingdon. He got 42.77% of the vote but lost by 639 votes to Parti Québécois candidate Serge Deslières.
Awards and honours
|All-CCHA Second Team||1973-74|
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||1974|
|1972–73||St. Louis University||CCHA||38||3||36||39||68||—||—||—||—||—|
|1973–74||St. Louis University||CCHA||40||8||35||43||62||—||—||—||—||—|
- Legends of Hockey/HHOF. 2001–06.. Retrieved December 17, 2006.
- Mario Faubert's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Mario Faubert's biography at Legends of Hockey
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