|Born||March 20, 1992 |
South St. Paul, Minnesota
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)|
|NHL team||Carolina Hurricanes|
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||37th overall, 2010|
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.
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.
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||—||—||—||—||—|
|Competitor for United States|
|Bronze||2015 Czech Republic|
|World Junior Hockey Championships|
|Bronze||2011 United States|
|IIHF World U18 Championships|
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 & Achievements
- All-WCHA Rookie Team (2010–11)
- All-WCHA Third Team (2010–11)
- NCAA All-Tournament Team (2011)