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Brock
Faber
Player Profile
Position
Defense
Team
Univ. of Minnesota
League
ncaa
Height
6'0.0
Weight
190 lbs
Place of Birth
Maple Grove, MN  

Faber, now in the Minnesota Wild organization after being selected in the second round (No. 45) of the 2020 draft by the Los Angeles Kings, is a two-way defenseman who does a lot of little things that might not always get noticed. His skating and defensive prowess really stand out. Faber maintains great gap control, using his mobility and his active stick to help negate chances off the rush. In his own zone he has excellent body positioning and IQ to consistently be in the right position to suppress any quality chances the opponents may generate. Faber isn’t a big producer offensively, but he has an impressive offensive toolbox. He has strong vision and passing ability that allow him to be an effective player in the transition game. In the offensive zone, he has a capable shot that can beat goalies when he gets the puck in space but is a better facilitator than he is a scoring threat. He isn’t the flashiest player but he’s so good in so many different areas and is a heavily relied upon player for Team USA. Faber can be a big part of Minnesota’s blue line going forward. The Wild have a big veteran presence on the back end, and getting a young, potential core piece in Faber was very crucial for their future.

Austin Broad
Scout Profile

Game Results

August 11, 2022
Switzerland
1
Team USA
7

Player Report

Skating 8
Shooting 7
Puckhandling 7
Playmaking 7
Offensive Awareness 7
Defensive Awareness 8
Compete 7

Brock Faber's Reports

Aug 16/22 Brock Faber 24078 – Switzerland vs. Team USA WJC-20 by Austin Broad View Summary
Aug 12/22 Brock Faber 24062 – Team USA vs. Germany WJC-20 by Joseph Aleong View Summary
Apr 8/22 Brock Faber 23700 – Minnesota vs. Minnesota State NCAA by Shaun Richardson View Summary
Feb 17/22 Brock Faber 23451 – Team USA vs. Germany OLYMPICS by Joseph Aleong View Summary
Feb 14/22 Brock Faber 23435 – Team USA vs. China OLYMPICS by Jake Janso View Summary
Dec 28/21 Brock Faber 23058 – Team USA vs. Slovakia WJC-20 by Douglas Larson View Summary
Jun 23/20 Brock Faber 20442 – USA U18 vs. Lake Superior State USDP by FCHockey Staff View Summary
Sep 22/18 Brock Faber 19762 – USA U-17 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton NTDP by Andy Lehoux View Summary