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Radek Faksa | Center | #12

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (22) / 1/9/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (13) / DAL

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Radek Faksa lit the lamp for the first time this season on Thursday night.
He scored the Stars' first goal of the game in a 4-3 overtime loss to Los Angeles. Faksa, who logged 19:09 of ice time in the match, has become a trusted center for coach Lindy Ruff. He has contributed one goal and one assist in four outings. Oct 21 - 9:43 AM

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The Dallas Stars’ Radek Faksa came to play against the Colorado Avalanche, but back-to-back goals in the second period were not enough to lift his team. Dallas lost the 4-2 preseason decision Wednesday night.

Faksa played 45 games with the Stars last year scoring five goals in the process with seven assists. His time in the AHL was more productive with 15 goals and 11 assists in 28 games. Faksa’s two goals Wednesday night came in a flurry, only seven seconds into the second period with another following at the 3:30 minute mark. Unfortunately, he did not get any help and his two goals were the only scored by the Stars.
Sep 29 - 12:02 AM

Radek Faksa appears to be in the lineup for Wednesday's preseason game after recovering from a concussion.

Faksa missed the Czech Republic's final two games of the World Cup of Hockey due to concussion-like symptoms. However, he skated between Remi Elie and Matej Stransky during the morning skate.
Sep 28 - 4:18 PM

Radek Faksa (concussion) skated with the Stars on Monday, but he was wearing a no-contact jersey.

A previous report suggested that Faksa would practice on Tuesday, so perhaps he'll take some contact at that time. He sustained the injury while representing the Czech Republic in the World Cup.
Sep 26 - 5:55 PM

Radek Faksa (concussion) will return to Stars' practice on Tuesday.

Great news for the youngster and Dallas, who is already dealing with a rash of early injuries to their forward corps. Faksa had a nice rookie campaign last season, posting 12 points in 45 games. Still just 22-years-old, he's a nice pick in super deep pools.
Sep 25 - 2:51 PM

Radek Faksa (concussion) should resume skating on Monday or Tuesday.

It's believed Faksa sustained the injury while representing the Czech Republic on Saturday. He had five goals and 12 points in 45 contests in 2015-16.
Sep 23 - 12:23 PM

Radek Faksa will miss Thursday's game against the United States. due to concussion-like symptoms.

This will be the Czech Republic's final World Cup game as they can't advance to the semifinals. It's believed that Faksa sustained his injury during Saturday's contest versus Canada.
Sep 22 - 2:59 PM

Radek Faksa (upper body) is expected to be a game-time decision for Thursday's game against the United States.

Faksa was not in the lineup for Monday's World Cup match versus Team Europe because he was suffering from concussion-like symptoms. However, it sounds like he is feeling better.
Sep 20 - 12:10 PM

Radek Faksa is suffering from concussion-like symptoms, according to Dallas GM Jim Nill.

He will be re-evaluated on Tuesday. Faksa was ruled out of the Czech Republic's World Cup match against Team Europe earlier in the day because of an "upper-body injury."
Sep 19 - 4:22 PM

Radek Faksa (upper body) will not be in the lineup on Monday versus Team Europe.

It is believed he suffered an injury somewhere above the waist during the Czech Republic's 6-0 loss to Canada in the team's World Cup of Hockey opener on Saturday. Faksa sat out the final two periods due to the upper-body ailment and should be considered day-to-day for now.
Sep 19 - 12:01 PM

Radek Faksa will play for the Czech Republic at the World Championship.

He left for Russia on Friday after the Stars were eliminated from the playoffs. Faksa became a reliable player for Dallas down the stretch and fit in nicely on the team's third line. He also contributed three goals and five points in 13 playoff games.
May 14 - 11:17 AM

Radek Faksa recorded his third goal of the postseason on Thursday during a 3-2 overtime win in Game 4 versus St. Louis.

He got Dallas on the board in the second period and tied the game at 1-1 after he converted a turnover by Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson. Faksa has collected five points in 10 playoff games after recording 12 points over 45 contests during the regular season.
May 6 - 7:54 AM

Radek Faksa scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 2-1 win over the Blues in Game 1.

Faksa also picked up the primary assist on Antoine Roussel's opening goal in the second period. Faksa potted him the go-ahead goal with just under five minutes remaining in regulation. The 22-year-old has two goals and four points in seven postseason games this year. The Stars now lead the best-of-seven series 1-0. Game 2 goes Sunday afternoon in Dallas.
Apr 29 - 10:52 PM

Radek Faksa played well for the Stars down the stretch and that has continued to be the case in the playoffs.

"He was big," coach Lindy Ruff said. "We'd been trying to get him all the experience we could get him this past couple of months, and he's really played well for us. We tried to keep everything as normal as possible and I just wanted to continue to play him and use him as I had been. He's been playing a big role for us in Tyler (Seguin)'s absence." Faksa contributed a goal and an assist in Round 1 against Minnesota. The Stars credit their depth with getting them this far and Faksa has meshed well with Antoine Roussel and Ales Hemsky.
Apr 27 - 9:13 AM

Radek Faksa ignited Game 1 on Thursday night with his first career NHL playoff goal.

Less than four minutes into the second period and there it was, personal history for the 22-year-old who has quickly become someone coach Lindy Ruff relies on in all situations. The Stars would go on to take the match 4-0.
Apr 15 - 12:49 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Radek Faksa
5Devin Shore
6Gemel Smith
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Mattias Janmark
5Jason Dickinson
RW1Jiri Hudler
2Ales Hemsky
3Patrick Eaves
4Lauri Korpikoski
5Brett Ritchie
6Curtis McKenzie
D1John Klingberg
2Dan Hamhuis
3Johnny Oduya
4Stephen Johns
5Esa Lindell
6Jordie Benn
7Patrik Nemeth
8Jamie Oleksiak
G1Antti Niemi
2Kari Lehtonen