Mario Faubert

Mario Faubert

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Born:

December 2, 1954 Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC, CAN

Height:

6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Weight:

175 lb (79 kg)

Position:

Defence

Shoots:

Right

Played for:

NHL Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL Draft:

62nd overall, 1974 Los Angeles Kings

Playing Career:

1974-1982

Biography

He played two seasons at Saint Louis University before being drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft.

His early career was split between the Penguins and the AHL’s Hershey Bears.

He played his first full season in 1981, and finished the year first among Pittsburgh defenceman in scoring.

In 1981, he suffered a tragic career ending leg injury in a game versus St. Louis.