OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 21, 2010) - Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today the club has re-signed forward Nick Foligno to a two-year deal.
Foligno, 22, finished his third National Hockey League season with the Senators with nine goals, a career-high 17 assists and 51 penalty minutes in 61 games. He missed seven games in December after a right knee injury and missed 13 games after breaking his right leg in a game against the Montreal Canadiens on Jan. 30. In six playoff games against the Pittsburgh Penguins, he recorded one assist and two penalty minutes.
In parts of three seasons with the Senators, Foligno has scored 32 goals and 35 assist for 67 points while recording 132 penalty minutes in 187 career NHL games. In 10 career playoff games, he has scored one goal, one assist and added four penalty minutes.
The Buffalo, N.Y., native played three seasons with the Ontario Hockey League's Sudbury Wolves. In 136 career games with the Wolves, he scored 65 goals, 131 assists for 196 points and 293 penalty minutes.
Foligno was Ottawa's first-round pick, 28th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.