Marcus Foligno
Born (1991-08-10)August 10, 1991,
Buffalo, NY, USA
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Buffalo Sabres
Rochester Americans (AHL)
NHL Draft 104th overall, 2009
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 2011–present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver 2011 Canada

Marcus Foligno (born August 10, 1991) is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey player, who currently plays for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was selected 104th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Personal[edit | edit source]

Foligno was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of former NHL star and Sabre Mike Foligno and Janis Foligno. Janis passed away in 2009 from cancer.[1] Although Marcus was born in the United States, both of his parents are Canadian, making him a dual citizen. Marcus is the younger brother of current Ottawa Senator Nick Foligno. He also has 2 sisters named Lisa and Cara. Cara is a teacher in Buffalo, and Lisa is a lacrosse player in Buffalo. Marcus grew up in the mining community of Sudbury and played for the Sudbury Wolves during his junior career. He moved there when he was 11 years old.[2]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Foligno agreed to terms on an entry-level professional contract with the Buffalo Sabres on May 25, 2011. He will begin play with the Rochester Americans in the 2011–12 AHL season.[3][4][5]

Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

  • Invited to take part in Canada’s 2011 National Junior Team selection camp
  • Selected to the 2011 Team Canada World Junior U20 team roster for the Buffalo, NY IIHF championship tourney.
  • Won silver medal at the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

Stats[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Sudbury Wolves NOHA 31 16 15 31 133 - - - -
2006–07 Sudbury Nickel Capitals NOHA 35 23 17 40 74 8 2 5 7 40
2007–08 Sudbury Wolves OHL 66 5 6 11 38 - - - - -
2008–09 Sudbury Wolves OHL 65 12 18 30 96 6 1 2 3 9
2009–10 Sudbury Wolves OHL 67 14 25 39 156 4 1 1 2 6
2010–11 Sudbury Wolves OHL 47 22 36 59 92 8 2 1 3 24
OHL totals 245 54 85 139 382 18 4 4 8 39

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Foligno attends fund raiser honouring late mom | Hockey | Sports | Toronto Sun
  2. Marcus & Nick: brothers apart. Iihf.com. Retrieved on 2011-09-22.
  3. SABRES AGREE TO TERMS WITH MARCUS FOLIGNO. Press release. Retrieved 2011-05-25.
  4. Vogl, John (2011-05-26). Sabres order room service, sign Foligno. The Buffalo News. Retrieved 2011-05-26.
  5. Severins, Lacey. Will Sabres' Foligno follow his father's path?. WGR. Retrieved 2011-07-10.

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