|Born||March 20, 1992,|
South St. Paul, Minnesota
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
|NHL team||Carolina Hurricanes|
|Ntl. team||United States of America|
|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.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
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.
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 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. He finished the season with a career high of 49 points. He would go to his second consecutive All-Star Game the season after, finishing with 37 points on the year. He had an identical season right after, making the All-Star Game for the third consecutive year, and would score 37 points again.
International play[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for United States|
|Bronze||2015 Czech Republic|
|World Junior Hockey Championships|
|Bronze||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.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honors[edit | edit source]
|All-WCHA Rookie Team||2010–11|
|All-WCHA Third Team||2010–11|
|NCAA All-Tournament Team||2011|||
|3x NHL All Star||2015, 2016, 2017|
References[edit | edit source]
- Is Justin Faulk the secret to Carolina's success this season?. NBC Sports (2011-10-05). Retrieved on 2011-10-05.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records", NCAA.org. Retrieved on 2013-06-19.