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He is the father of NHL players [[Nick Foligno|Nick]] and [[Marcus Foligno]].
 
He is the father of NHL players [[Nick Foligno|Nick]] and [[Marcus Foligno]].
 
==Playing Career==
 
==Playing Career==
Mike 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.
 
 
On December 21, 1991, while with the Maple Leafs, he broke his foot while playing against Buffalo, causing him to miss a majority of the season.
 
 
He is perhaps best known for his trademark jump, dubbed the "Foligno Leap" after scoring a goal. Both of his sons have carried on the tradition of the Foligno Leap.
 
 
 
==Coaching\Management Career==
 
==Coaching\Management Career==
 
Mike has worked as an assistant coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks and the New Jersey Devils.
 
Mike has worked as an assistant coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche, Anaheim Ducks and the New Jersey Devils.

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