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NHL: NY Rangers 3, Columbus 1

Rick Nash's return to Columbus was a successful one for him and the New York Rangers.

NHL: Columbus 4, Detroit 1

Boone Jenner and Brandon Dubinsky scored 40 seconds apart midway through the third period to boost the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

NHL: Columbus 4, Anaheim 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 34 shots and Nick Foligno backed him with two goals Monday in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-2 road victory over Anaheim.

NHL: Columbus 4, Florida 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Sergei Bobrovsky extended his hot streak with 36 saves Saturday, anchoring the Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-1 victory over Florida.

NHL: Columbus 5, Washington 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Ryan Johansen scored twice while Columbus was building a four-goal lead Thursday and the Blue Jackets went on to down Washington 5-2.

NHL: Columbus 6, Winnipeg 3

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Mark Letestu and Boone Jenner each scored twice Saturday and the Columbus Blue Jackets handed Winnipeg a fifth straight loss, 6-3.

NHL: Colorado 5, Columbus 3

DENVER, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The Colorado Avalanche scored three power-play goals Tuesday in their 5-3 win over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets.

NHL: Columbus 5, New Jersey 4

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Nick Foligno deflected in the go-ahead goal with his skate late in the third period Tuesday, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets over New Jersey 5-4.

NHL: Columbus 4, Minnesota 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Curtis McElhinney, forced into the role of No. 1 goaltender, recorded his first shutout of the season Friday in carrying Columbus to a 4-0 win over Minnesota.

NHL: Columbus 1, Tampa Bay 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Sergei Bobrovsky and Curtis McElhinney combined on a shutout Tuesday, backstopping the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 1-0 decision over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Columbus 4, Edmonton 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Power-play goals by Artem Anisimov and Nick Foligno highlighted a strong middle period Friday and sent Columbus to a 4-2 win over Edmonton.

NHL: Columbus 2, Calgary 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Defenseman Nikita Nikitin scored his first goal of the season with 2:35 left in overtime Wednesday, giving Columbus a 2-1 win over Calgary.

NHL: Boston 3, Columbus 2 (OT)

BOSTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Milan Lucic scored with 53 seconds remaining in overtime Thursday to give Boston a 3-2 triumph over Columbus.

NHL: Columbus 5, Toronto 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Marian Gaborik scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period Friday and Columbus went on to defeat Toronto 5-2.

NHL: Columbus 4, Buffalo 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Marian Gaborik finished off a three-goal first period Thursday that vaulted Columbus to a 4-1 victory over Buffalo.
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Nick Foligno
Ottawa Senators left wing Nick Foligno (71) is stopped on a goal attempt by Washington Capitals goalie Brent Johnson (1) in the 1st period on December 12, 2008 at Verizon Center in Washington. (UPI Photo/ Mark Goldman)
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Nick Foligno (born October 31, 1987) is a professional ice hockey player with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was chosen in the first round, 28th overall by the club in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. His father, Mike Foligno, also played in the NHL.

Nick Foligno played for the U.S National Development Under-18 team in 2003–04 before joining the Sudbury Wolves of the OHL, a team coached by his father, Mike Foligno. Nick played three seasons for Sudbury before turning professional in 2007. Foligno showed steady improvement throughout his junior career, and in his final OHL season he contributed 88 points in only 66 games.

On March 21, 2007, Senators' general manager John Muckler announced the club had agreed to terms on an entry level contract with Foligno, and he split the 2007–08 season between Ottawa and their AHL affiliate in Binghamton. He played his first NHL regular-season game on October 1, 2007. He is known for an outstanding work ethic and gritty style of play, combined with some offensive flair. "He plays like his dad, I’ll tell you that," said former Senators' general manager John Muckler. "He’s a gritty player. He has a little bit of sandpaper to him". Upon scoring his first NHL goal (against the Montreal Canadiens) he performed his father's noted goal celebration, the Foligno Leap.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Nick Foligno."
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