Found September 01, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
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Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk is in a hurry. Faulk, drafted 37th overall in 2010, played just one season at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (33 points in 39 games) after developing his talent with the U.S. National U-18 team. He played just 35 games at the intermediate AHL level, 13 in the playoffs, 12 in the regular season.Last season he scored eight goals and added 14 assists with a minus-16 rating in 66 games for Carolina. He finished well, scoring 20 points in his last 56 games. Then he scored eight points in eight games for Team USA at the 2012 World Championship.“Playing defense in the NHL is very difficult and playing at 19 years old is even more difficult,” Carolina GM Jim Rutherford told NHL.com. “But as long as I've been around the game, even as far back as when I played, I've never seen anyone handle the position like Justin Faulk has as a teenager.”Carolina bolstered its offense by adding forward Jordan Staal and Alexander Semin. Power-play speci...
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