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Justin Faulk
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Born March 20, 1992 (1992-03-20) (age 27)
South St. Paul, Minnesota
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Defense
Catches Right
NHL team Carolina Hurricanes
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 37th overall, 2010
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2011–present

Justin Faulk (born Justin Michael Faulk on March 20, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and 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.

Playing CareerEdit

Justin spent the 2010–11 season playing for the University of Minnesota Duluth, helping them capture the national championship.

On April 15, 2011, he was signed by the Carolina Hurricanes to a three-year entry-level contract.

On December 11, 2011, Justin scored his first NHL goal on December 9, 2011 against Chris Mason of the Winnipeg Jets.

In the 2014–15 season, he 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.

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
NHL totals 262 33 85 118 111

International StatisticsEdit

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

International PlayEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of the United States.svg 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, Justin 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.

Awards & AchievementsEdit

  • All-WCHA Rookie Team (2010–11)
  • All-WCHA Third Team (2010–11)
  • NCAA All-Tournament Team (2011)
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