North American Skater
United States
JustinFaulk
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 196
LAST CLUB TEAM: USA U-18, USHL
BIRTHDATE: March 20, 1992
MID RANK: 40
HOMETOWN:
FINAL RANK: 56
BORN IN: South St. Paul, MN, USA
• 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