• 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.
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
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs