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Nick Foligno
Nick Foligno
Left Wing  - CBJ
(NIHK foh-LEE-noh)
Number: 71
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 31, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY, United States
Drafted: OTT / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (28th overall)
• Nicknames are “Fliggy” and “Gino”
• Began playing hockey at the age of three and idolized his father, Mike, and Peter Forsberg growing up
• Would be a teacher if he wasn’t a hockey player

Career Highlights:
• Scored the game-winning goal 2:49 into OT in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. Pittsburgh on Apr. 23, 2014 to give Columbus the first home playoff win in club history
• Dished out a career-high 210 hits, finishing fourth on Columbus and 28th-T in the NHL in 2013-14
• Ranked second on the club in PIM (96), first-T in GWG (5), first in shooting pct. (16.2) and second in takeaways (43) in 2013-14
• Skated in his 400th career NHL game on Oct. 12, 2013 vs. Boston
• Recorded his 100th career NHL assist (goal by Fedor Tyutin, 2:19 into overtime) on Apr. 17, 2013 at Anaheim
• Set a Blue Jackets team record for fastest two goals by a single player (0:51) on Mar. 22, 2013 vs. Calgary
• Scored the first goal of Columbus’ season in his Blue Jackets debut on Jan. 19, 2013 at Nashville
• Was one of three Senators to play in all 82 games in 2011-12 and one of two to play all 82 games in 2010-11
• Set a career high with three assists on Mar. 24, 2012 vs. Pittsburgh
• Collected 4-3-7 during a six-game point streak Nov. 29-Dec. 8, 2011
• Notched the 100th point of his NHL career on Mar. 31, 2011 at Florida
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