Marcus Foligno considers himself among the fortunate with the NHL lockout preparing to enter its second month.

As much as the hard-hitting forward would prefer to be wearing a Buffalo Sabres uniform, Foligno can appreciate there are far worse things than opening the season with Rochester of the American Hockey League.

Just ask his older brother Nick Foligno, a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets, who’s back home in Sudbury going stir crazy during the NHL lockout.

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