March 20, 1992 |
South St. Paul, Minnesota
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)|
|NHL team||Carolina Hurricanes|
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||37th overall, 2010
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). He was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
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. Faulk scored his first NHL goal on December 9, 2011 against Chris Mason of the Winnipeg Jets. 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 2014–15 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.
Faulk currently serves as an alternate captain for the Hurricanes.
|Representing United States|
|2015 Czech Republic|
|World Junior Hockey Championships|
|2011 United States|
|IIHF World U18 Championships|
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.
Regular season and playoffs
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA Rookie Team||2010–11|
|All-WCHA Third Team||2010–11|
|NCAA All-Tournament Team||2011|||
|3x NHL All Star||2015, 2016, 2017|
- "Is Justin Faulk the secret to Carolina's success this season?". NBC Sports. 2011-10-05. Retrieved 2011-10-05.
- "Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Justin Faulk". Carolina Hurricanes. 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
- "Jets ground 'Canes 4–2". National Hockey League. 2011-12-09. Retrieved 2013-10-02.
- "Faulk Named Hurricanes' Alternate Captain". hurricanes.nhl.com. Retrieved 2015-12-03.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
- Justin Faulk player profile at NHL.com
- Justin Faulk career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Justin Faulk career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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