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Justin Faulk
North American Skater
USA U-18, USHL
Final Rank:  56 Midterm Rank:  40
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  196
Born:  March 20, 1992    
Birthplace:  South St. Paul, MN, USA
Drafted:  CAR (2nd Round / 37th Overall) - Player Page
• In 2009-10, he played 60 games (21 in the USHL) for the U.S. National Team Development Program tallied 21 goals, including a team leading 14 power-play goals, and 33 points (21-12--33) and won a gold medal at the 2010 Under-18 World Championships. He was also the youngest player invited to the U.S. World Junior selection camp this past winter.

• Faulk is committed to the University of Minnesota Duluth for next season. His cousin, Marco Peluso, played for the Bulldogs (2002-05), turning Faulk into a fan of the team at a young age by bringing him into the locker room and having him attend games.

• He appeared in 64 games with the USA Under-17’s in 2008-09 finishing with 12 goals and 33 points (12-21--33) to lead all defensemen in scoring.

• He credits his mom, Gail, for having the most influence on his career because she did everything she could to help him succeed and he got his start in hockey at the age of six following in his brothers footsteps.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Minnesota North Stars
NHL player: Brent Burns
Shootout move: “Shot low blocker”
Goal celebration: “Fist Pump”
Video game: Call of Duty
Movie: Taken
TV show: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Actor: Matt Damon
Music artist: Lil Wayne
Website: NHL.com
Book: Playing with Fire by Theo Fleury
Pump-up song: “The Flyest” by Lil Wayne
Home-cooked meal: Stir Fry
Activity away from the rink: Xbox 360

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2008-2009
USA U-17
USHL
54
9
18
27
49
2009-2010
USA U-18
USHL
21
9
3
12
46




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