Justin Faulk

During the Carolina Hurricanes end of season media availability with the players last week, I had the opportunity to address the team’s two-headed captaincy directly with the two players who comprise it, Jordan Staal and Justin Faulk. Both said they were fine with it, but one admitted it was a little weird. With the future of
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Noah Hanifin is an All-Star. The Carolina Hurricanes defenseman was announced Wednesday as having been selected to play in the 2018 NHL Honda All-Star Game. He is the only member of the Hurricanes squad to have been selected and, frankly, is a bit of a surprise. Not a surprise from the standpoint of his ability,
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The Carolina Hurricanes named co-captains Thursday, Jordan Staal and Justin Faulk. Jeff Skinner was named an alternate. Generally received by most as a positive announcement, it does bring some questioning thoughts that may linger beneath the surface for some. Certainly, it is a positive as compared to the team being without a captain as it
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The Carolina Hurricanes have not had a team captain since Eric Staal departed in February 2016. As the start of last season drew near, speculation abounded that either Jordan Staal or Justin Faulk would wear the “C” for the Hurricanes. What eventually happened was a sharing of responsibilities for leadership among four alternate captains, with the
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Ron Hainsey is a former Carolina Hurricanes defenseman. For three and a half years he was the anchor on the ‘Canes blue line, often paired with All-Star, Justin Faulk. In many respects, he embodied the typical NHL defenseman, in that he came to work and took care of his business without fanfare or the desire
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