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ICYMI: Blue Jackets captain Foligno leaves team

The veteran forward shares some shocking news.

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In case you missed it, Columbus Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno missed last night’s game against the Ottawa Senators and has officially taken a leave of absence from the team.

The team made the announcement yesterday afternoon that Foligno will be away from the team while his daughter Milana recovers from a serious surgery.


The day before Foligno delivered the message to his teammates:


UDATE: According to Blue Jackets head coach John Torotrella, Milana’s surgery went according to plan and the Blue Jackets captain is with her for at least the next two days: