|6 ft 02 in (1.88 m)|
195 lb (89 kg)
|Teams||Detroit Red Wings|
Toronto Maple Leafs
|Born||January 29, 1959,|
|NHL Draft||Round 1, 3rd overall, 1979|
Detroit Red Wings
|Pro Career||1979 – 1994|
Michael Anthony Foligno (born January 29, 1959 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian professional right winger who played in the National Hockey League for fifteen seasons from 1979–80 until 1993–94. He currently serves as assistant coach of the Anaheim Ducks.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Mike Foligno was born in Sudbury, Ontario, but spent his early years in Italy where he took up the sport of soccer, participating as a goalkeeper. When Mike returned to Canada with his family at the age of 10, he was introduced to hockey.
Foligno was drafted 3rd overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. He played 1018 career NHL games, scoring 355 goals and 372 assists for 727 points, while adding 2049 penalty minutes. His best offensive season was the 1985–86 season with the Buffalo Sabres, when he scored 41 goals and 80 points, both career highs. Foligno is perhaps best known for his trademark jump, dubbed the "Foligno Leap", after scoring a goal. He has stated that his Game Five overtime winner in the 1993 playoffs was the biggest goal of his career.
He served as head coach/general manager of the Sudbury Wolves, for whom his son Nick played prior to playing in the NHL, and for whom his younger son Marcus currently plays. Nick was drafted in the first round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators and made the 2007–08 Senators team. Marcus is eligible for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
On Hune 24, 2010, Foligno was namen as an assistant coach of the Anaheim Ducks.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|1979–80||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||36||35||71||109||-||-||-||-||-|
|1980–81||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||28||35||63||210||-||-||-||-||-|
|1981–82||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||26||13||13||26||28||-||-||-||-||-|
|1990–91||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||37||8||7||15||65||-||-||-||-||-|
|1991–92||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||33||6||8||14||50||-||-||-||-||-|
|1992–93||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||55||13||5||18||84||18||2||6||8||42|
|1993–94||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||4||0||0||0||4||-||-||-||-||-|
Coaching record[edit | edit source]
|Team||Year||Regular Season||Post Season|
|HER||1998–99||80||37||32||10||1||85||3rd in Mid-Atlantic||Lost in First Round|
|HER||1999–00||80||43||29||5||3||94||2nd in Mid-Atlantic||Lost in Third Round|
|HER||2000–01||80||34||39||4||3||75||5th in Mid-Atlantic||Lost in Third Round|
|HER||2001–02||80||36||27||11||6||89||2nd in South||Lost in Second Round|
|HER||2002–03||80||36||27||14||3||89||2nd in South||Lost in First Round|
|SUD||2003–04||68||25||32||6||5||61||5th in Central||Lost in First Round|
|SUD||2004–05||68||32||23||6||7||77||4th in Central||Lost in Second Round|
|SUD||2005–06||68||34||28||-||6||74||3rd in Central||Lost in Second Round|
|SUD||2006–07||68||29||30||-||9||67||3rd in Central||Lost in OHL Finals|
|SUD||2007–08||68||17||46||-||5||39||5th in Central||Missed Playoffs|
|SUD||2008–09||68||26||35||-||7||59||5th in Central||Lost in First Round|
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|Detroit Red Wings first round draft pick
|Buffalo Sabres captains
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