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Alex Faulkner
Alex Faulkner
Center
Number: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 165
Shoots: Left
Born: May 21, 1936
Birthplace: Bishop Falls, NL, Canada
Acquired: Claimed by Detroit from Toronto in intra-league draft on June 4, 1962.
Alex Faulkner, born in Bishop Falls, Newfoundland on May 21, 1936, spent two highly-productive seasons of senior hockey, where he led the league both years in goals and points before joining the Conception Bay Cee Bees for parts of three years. Faulkner jumped to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League during the 1960-61 season.

Halfway through that year, the Toronto Maple Leafs signed Faulkner as a free agent and by the next season he was wearing the blue and white, though for just one game. On June 4, 1962, the Detroit Red Wings claimed Faulkner from the Leafs in the intra-league draft and he became an NHL regular.

Faulkner played 70 games with the Red Wings, scoring ten goals and 20 points in 1962-63. The following year, he played 30 games and scored 12 points, but he also spent time in the minors that season with Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.

Faulkner would not return to the NHL after his second year with the Red Wings, but his career carried on for eight more years. He returned to the Cee Bees for two seasons, followed by a year with the Memphis Wings, then a three year run with the San Diego Gulls. Four games into his fourth season with the Gulls, Faulkner returned to Newfoundland to finish his career with the St. John's Capitals.

Alex Faulkner retired after the 1971-72.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Tatar 5 0 3 1 3
M. Green 5 1 1 -1 2
A. Athanasiou 5 1 0 1 1
G. Nyquist 5 1 0 2 1
H. Zetterberg 5 1 0 3 1
J. Abdelkader 5 1 0 -3 1
B. Richards 5 1 0 -4 1
D. Helm 5 1 0 -1 1
D. Larkin 5 1 0 -2 1
N. Kronwall 5 0 1 3 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 1 2 0 .945 1.36
J. Howard 0 2 0 .891 3.59