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Michael Foligno

Michael Foligno

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: January 29, 1959
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Sudbury, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: DET / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1979) OMJHL MVP (1979) Traded to Buffalo by Detroit with Dale McCourt and Brent Peterson for Danny Gare, Jim Schoenfeld and Derek Smith, December 2, 1981. Traded to Toronto by Buffalo with Buffalo's 8th round choice (Tomas Kucharcik) in 1991 Entry Draft for Brian Curran and Lou Franceschetti, December 17, 1990. Missed majority of 1991-92 season recovering from broken leg suffered in game vs. Buffalo, December 21, 1991. Traded to Florida by Toronto for cash, November 5, 1993. Named Head Coach orf Hershey (AHL), June 16, 1998.
Quote of the Day

I came into a team that had 65 points, that was at the bottom of the basement, a team that everybody wrote off as never going to be good. My goal is to go from the very bottom to the very top.

— Forward Brandon Dubinsky on signing a six-year contract extension with the Columbus Blue Jackets