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Marcus Foligno | Winger | #82

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/10/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 228
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 4 (104) / BUF
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Marcus Foligno tallied a pair of goals in Thursday's 6-3 win over Arizona.
He got Buffalo on the board in the first period with a shorthanded marker after the Coyotes took a 1-0 lead and he helped seal the victory with an empty-netter in the third. Foligno has produced a personal best 12 goals along with 19 points and 60 penalty minutes this season. He also ranks third in the NHL with 222 hits. Mar 3 - 9:00 AM

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Marcus Foligno registered an assist in the Sabres 4-0 win over Ottawa Saturday night.

Why is this noteworthy? Because it ended a 10-game pointless drought for Foligno, who plays on the Sabres' top line alongside Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart. Foligno is a nice source of penalty minutes and hits, so even when he is not lighting up the scoreboard, he can still be a fantasy asset.
Feb 5 - 9:37 AM

Marcus Foligno picked up his seventh goal of the season during Saturday's 4-3 win over the Jets.

Foligno now has goals in as many games, with three over his last six games. Could this be the start of something bigger? Unlikely unfortunately, as he now has just 107 points in 306 career games.
Jan 7 - 4:37 PM

Marcus Foligno scored his sixth goal of the season Thursday night.

He opened the scoring in a 4-3 overtime loss to Chicago. Foligno skated on the top line with Jack Eichel and Kyle Okposo in the contest. He has notched two goals in his last four outings and he has five points in his past nine, which qualifies as a solid hot streak for a player who has 13 points this season.
Jan 6 - 9:16 AM

Marcus Foligno ticked off all the boxes during Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins on Thursday.

Foligno picked up his fifth goal of the season, which gives him three points over his last four games to boot. He also notched two hits and three blocks as well in the effort. For the season Foligno has 12 points in 35 games.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 10:48:00 PM

Marcus Foligno is projected to play alongside Ryan O’Reilly and Sam Reinhart on Tuesday.

That's a step up for Foligno, whose usual linemates have been Brian Gionta and Johan Larsson lately. He's being rewarded after a strong showing in the third period of Saturday's contest. "His third period was his best by a mile, playing a big body, physical," Sabres coach Dan Bylsma said. "He was at the net front a couple times in the third. For three scoring chances, he’s the guy at the net, around the net, screening the goalie, getting a tip on some of those pucks and creating second opportunities. That’s the way we need him to play for 60 minutes, for every period."
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 06:12:00 PM

Marcus Foligno posted his 100th career point on Thursday in a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers.

He earned an assist on goal by Brian Gionta during the second period. The trio of Foligno, Gionta and Johan Larsson combined for two goals and two assists in the contest. Foligno has seven points in 23 games this season.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 08:00:00 AM

Marcus Foligno moved to the top line during Thursday's practice.

He occupied the left side on a combination with Ryan O'Reilly and Kyle Okposo. Foligno's promotion bumped Matt Moulson to a line with Sam Reinhart and William Carrier.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 07:43:00 AM

Marcus Foligno went off for medical attention twice Saturday against Pittsburgh, but he is still expected to play on Monday.

He went the the locker room after being cross-checked into the boards during the second period and after he blocked a shot at the end of regulation. Foligno underwent some concussion protocol testing, but it wasn't an issue.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 10:15:00 AM

Marcus Foligno found the back of the net in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Foligno cut Toronto's lead to 2-1 at the 5:58 mark of the second period. Johan Larsson and Sam Reinhart picked up the assists on Buffalo's only goal of the game. Foligno has two goals and two assists in 10 games this season. He doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy format.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 10:04:00 PM

Marcus Foligno gave the Buffalo Sabres the lead for a minute and three seconds in the third period, but the Calgary Flames ultimately prevailed in a 4-3 OT decision Tuesday night.

The Sabres drew first blood in the first period with a goal by Zemgus Girgensons. They scored again in the second with Ryan O’Reilly, and finally with Foligno, but the cycling of goals came to a close with 15:08 remaining to play in the third. Foligno’s goal erased an earlier mistake as a turnover by him one minute and 29 seconds prior gave the Flames’ Michael Ferland a chance to score unassisted. This was Foligno’s 37th career goal, 10 of which were scored last year.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 01:09:00 AM

Marcus Foligno's recently inked one-year contract with Buffalo was him agreeing to his qualifying offer.

Foligno will consequently earn $2,250,000 in 2016-17. He had 23 points and 79 penalty minutes in 75 games last season.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 04:51:00 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have signed Marcus Foligno to a one-year extension.

Foligno had 23 points and 79 penalty minutes in 75 contests last season. The 24-year-old has now participated in 267 career games and has 36 goals and 93 points over that span.
Thu, Jul 14, 2016 04:26:00 PM

Marcus Foligno will be a restricted free agent this summer and he feels he is deserving of an extension.

"I've been showing the coaches that they can trust me out there in crucial situations and the offensive side of my game is there," Foligno said. "I've got to bring that every night, and I feel like I have with the physicality of it, sticking up for teammates and things like that. I think the overall game, if I can bring something every night, you're going to be a factor. I've figured it out. This is the best I've felt and the most consistent I've played. I believe I'm only going to get better from here on out." He has posted two goals and one assist in the last four games to give him 21 points in 66 matches this season.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 09:50:00 AM

Marcus Foligno picked up 10 PIMs during Friday's 3-1 win over the Senators.

Foligno didn't add anything to the score board, ending his modest two game point streak. But he did pick up a game misconduct, boosting his season's PIMs count to 69.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 11:08:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5William Carrier
6Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
5Hudson Fasching
6Nicholas Baptiste
7Evan Rodrigues
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Justin Falk
8Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson