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==Playing Career==
 
==Playing Career==
 
==Coaching\Management Career==
 
==Coaching\Management Career==
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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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He was previously the general manager of the Sudbury Wolves and was also the head coach of the club (including the time when both of his sons, Nick and Marcus played prior to playing in the NHL).
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On September 21, 2016, it was announced that he was hired as a scout for the Vegas Golden Knights.
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==Career Statistics==
 
==Career Statistics==
 
===Regular season and playoffs===
 
===Regular season and playoffs===

Revision as of 15:05, 16 July 2017

Mike Foligno
Born January 29, 1959 (1959-01-29) (age 62)
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Buffalo Sabres
Toronto Maple Leafs
Florida Panthers
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 1979
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1979–1994

Mike Foligno (born Michael Anthony Foligno on January 29, 1959) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for fifteen seasons who is currently a scout for the Vegas Golden Knights.

He is the father of NHL players Nick and Marcus Foligno.

Playing 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.

He was previously the general manager of the Sudbury Wolves and was also the head coach of the club (including the time when both of his sons, Nick and Marcus played prior to playing in the NHL).

On September 21, 2016, it was announced that he was hired as a scout for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Career Statistics

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1975–76 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 57 22 14 36 45 16 4 3 7 6
1976–77 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 66 31 44 75 62 6 3 1 4 7
1977–78 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 67 47 39 86 112
1978–79 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 68 65 85 150 98 10 5 5 10 14
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
1981–82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 20 31 51 149 4 2 0 2 9
1982–83 Buffalo Sabres NHL 66 22 25 47 135 10 2 3 5 39
1983–84 Buffalo Sabres NHL 70 32 31 63 151 3 2 1 3 19
1984–85 Buffalo Sabres NHL 77 27 29 56 154 5 1 3 4 12
1985–86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 41 39 80 168
1986–87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 30 29 59 176
1987–88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 74 29 28 57 220 6 3 2 5 31
1988–89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 27 22 49 156 5 3 1 4 21
1989–90 Buffalo Sabres NHL 61 15 25 40 99 6 0 1 1 12
1990–91 Buffalo Sabres NHL 31 4 5 9 42
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
1993–94 Florida Panthers NHL 39 4 5 9 49
OMJHL totals 258 165 182 337 317 32 12 9 21 27
NHL totals 1018 355 372 727 2049 57 15 17 32 185

International

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1981 Canada WC 7 2 0 2 8
1986 Canada WC 10 0 5 5 16
1987 Canada WC 10 0 4 4 34
Senior totals 27 2 9 11 58

Coaching Record

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
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
SUD 2009–10 68 26 35 - 7 59 5th in Central Lost in first round

Personal Life

Mike was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, but he spent his early years in Italy where he took up the sport of soccer, participating as a goalkeeper. When he returned to Canada with his family when he was 10 years old, he was introduced to hockey.

He was married to wife Janis until her death in 2009 during his time as a coach in Sudbury.

They have four children: sons Nick (who plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets) & Marcus (who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild) and daughters Cara (who is a teacher for the Dufferin-Peel Catholic school board) & Lisa (who is a lacrosse player at Canisius College).