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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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
5 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
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10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
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12 OTT 54 25 23 6 153 166 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
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H. Zetterberg 53 9 27 3 36
T. Tatar 52 16 17 -1 33
G. Nyquist 53 14 15 -2 29
P. Datsyuk 38 8 20 12 28
J. Abdelkader 53 14 13 -3 27
M. Green 46 4 17 -7 21
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
B. Richards 39 5 11 7 16
D. DeKeyser 49 6 8 12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 20 10 4 .933 1.97
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89