FOLIGNO INKED TO NEW DEAL
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Marcus Foligno to a two-year contract.
Foligno (6'3", 223 lbs., 8/10/91) has played parts of three seasons with the Sabres since being drafted in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. In 2013-14, Foligno played in 74 games, notching 19 points (7+12). During his three seasons as a pro, he has appeared in 135 career NHL games, recording 50 points (18+32).
A Buffalo native and son of Sabres Hall of Famer Mike Foligno, he had a standout rookie season for the Sabres, during which he earned Rookie of the Month honors in March 2012 and finished in the top 10 among NHL rookies with 108 hits (4th), 41 PIM (6th) and 13 assists (T-8th).