New York Islanders
Mike Sillinger
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MikeSillinger
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 198
BIRTHDATE: 06/29/1971
BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, CAN
DRAFTED: DET: 1989-11 overall

-Missed the last 45 games of the season (12/31-4/12) after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery on January 26th in New York City
-Was a healthy scratch for one game (12/27)br>-Missed five games (12/13-12/23) with a strained groin
-Recalled by New York, 12/1
-Had a goal and three assists during his three-game conditioning stint with Bridgeport (AHL)br>-Missed the first 24 games of the season (10/10-11/29) recovering from hip surgery
*Season Highs:
-G: 1 (twice, m.r. 12/29 at NYR), A: 0, P: 1 (twice, m.r. 12/29 at NYR)br>-TOI: 15:58 (12/26 vs. TOR), +/-: +1 (12/26 vs. TOR), SOG: 5 (12/11 at PIT)br>-PIM: 0, Hits: 2 (twice, m.r. 12/29 at NYR), Blocked Shots: 2 (12/4 at WSH)br>*Shootout Statistics:
-2008-09: 0-0 (N/A), Career: 3-10 (.300)

LAST SEASON
Missed first 24 games of the season recovering from hip surgery...Recorded one goal and three assists during three-game conditioning stint with Bridgeport (AHL)...Missed last 45 games of the season after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery on Jan. 25 in New York City.

CAREER

2007-08: Played in 52 games before season-ending hip surgery on Feb. 4 forced him to miss final 29 games...Played in 1,000th NHL game on Nov. 1 vs. Tampa Bay…Recorded 300th NHL assist on Nov. 3 vs. Pittsburgh...Scored two shorthanded goals on Jan. 22 at Carolina, becoming the eighth player in franchise history (and first since 1999) to accomplish that feat.

2006-07: Played for NHL-record 12th franchise when he made his Islanders debut on Oct. 5 at Phoenix...Finished tied for fourth in the NHL with a 58.8 faceoff winning percentage...Finished second in the NHL in faceoff wins (1,004), third in total faceoff draws (1,708) and fourth in faceoff percentage taken for team (35.1%)...Ranked in the top-15 among NHL faceoff leaders for the sixth straight season...Finished tied for third on the Islanders with 59 points (26-33-59)... Scored 200th NHL goal on Oct. 16 vs. Nashville...Recorded 500th NHL point on Feb. 3 at Montreal...Set new career high with a five-point game (2-3-5) on Mar. 17 at Florida.

2005-06: At age 35, posted career highs in goals (32) and points (63), power-play goals (14), power-play assists (16) and power-play points (30)...Split season between St. Louis and Nashville...Ranked eighth in NHL with a 55.9 faceoff winning percentage...Recorded 400th NHL point on Oct. 11 vs. Chicago...Played in 900th NHL game on Apr. 1 vs. St. Louis...Set NHL record by playing with his eleventh franchise.

2003-04: Split season between Phoenix and St. Louis...Tied NHL record by playing for his tenth franchise...Played in 800th NHL game on Feb. 4 vs. Florida...Notched 500th career penalty minute on Mar. 13 vs. Columbus.

2002-03: Led Columbus and finished seventh in the NHL with three shorthanded goals...Ranked second on the Blue Jackets with six shorthanded points (3-3-6)...Finished 12th in NHL with a 56.5 faceoff winning percentage...Recorded 200th NHL assist on Nov. 7 at St. Louis...Played in 700th NHL game on Nov. 27 vs. Edmonton.

2001-02: Set career high in games played (80)...Led Columbus in power-play goals (8), shooting percentage (13.3%) and game-winning goals (5)...Ranked second on Blue Jackets in goals (20), points (43), takeaways (60) and multi-point games (11)...Ranked eighth in NHL in faceoff winning percentage (57.0%)...Played in 600th NHL game on Oct. 6 at Philadelphia...Recorded 300th NHL point on Nov. 27 vs. New Jersey.

2000-01: Split season between Ottawa and Florida...Ranked third in NHL in faceoff winning percentage (60.3%)...Scored 100th NHL goal on Oct. 13 vs. Carolina.

1999-00: Split season between Tampa Bay and Florida...Recorded 200th NHL point on Nov. 3 at Atlanta...Played in 500th NHL game on Feb. 1 at Toronto.

1998-99: Split season between Philadelphia and Tampa Bay...Played in 400th NHL game on Dec. 21 at Boston.

1997-98: Split season between Philadelphia and Vancouver...Ranked first in NHL in shooting percentage (21.9%)...Played in 300th NHL game on Oct. 13 vs. Edmonton...Recorded 100th NHL assist on Nov. 16 vs. Carolina.

1996-97: Led Vancouver in shorthanded goals (3) and shorthanded points (4).

1995-96: Split season between Anaheim and Vancouver...Played in 200th NHL game on Feb. 26 at Colorado...Recorded 100th NHL point on Mar. 8 vs. Buffalo.

1994-95: Started the season in Austria before joining Detroit in January...Split NHL season between Detroit and Anaheim.

1993-94: Spent first full season in the NHL...Had eight goals and 21 assists for 29 points in 62 games with Detroit...Played in 100th NHL game on Feb. 16 vs. Florida.

1992-93: Scored first NHL goal (Jimmy Waite) on Oct. 25 at Chicago.

1991-92: Spent the entire season with Adirondack
(AHL)...Led the AHL in playoff assists (19) and playoff points (28) en route to the Calder Cup.

1990-91: Started the season with Detroit...Played in first NHL game on Oct. 4 at New Jersey and earned first NHL assist/point on Oct. 7 at Philadelphia...Sent to Regina (WHL) after playing in three NHL games.

PLAYOFFS
2007: Set new NHL record by playing for his eighth NHL franchise in the playoffs...Led the NHL with a 67.1 face-off winning percentage at the end of the Quarterfinals.

2006: Ranked second on Nashville with three points (2-1-3) in five games...Led team with 12 penalty minutes.

2004: Scored first NHL hat trick in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Apr. 12 vs. San Jose...Led St. Louis with three goals, four points and a +5 rating in five games.


2001:
Went scoreless in four games with Ottawa.


2000:
Had two goals and one assist in four games with Florida.


1998:
Appeared in three games with Philadelphia, notching one goal.


1996:
Played in six games with Vancouver, recording two penalty minutes.

1992: Recalled to Detroit for the postseason...Scored first playoff goal on Apr. 6 vs. Minnesota.

1991: Recorded first playoff assist/point on Apr. 8 vs. St. Louis.

JUNIOR
1990-91: Led Regina (WHL) in goals (50), assists (66) and points (116)...Named to the WHL First All-Star Team.

1989-90: Led Regina (WHL) in assists (72) and points (129) for a second consecutive season and was second on the team in goals (57).

1988-89: Led Regina (WHL) in goals (53), assists (78) and points (131)...Finished seventh in the WHL in assists and points...Named to the WHL East Second All-Star Team.

1987-88: Led all Regina (WHL) rookies with 43 points (18-25-43).


INTERNATIONAL

Captained Canada at the 2000 World Championship and scored three goals in nine games...Captured a gold medal with Canada at the 1991 World Junior Championship and collected six points (4-2-6) in seven games.

MILESTONES

1st NHL Game: 10/4/90 at New Jersey
1st NHL Goal: 10/25/92 at Chicago (Jimmy Waite)
1st NHL Assist/Point: 10/7/90 vs. Philadelphia

100th NHL Game: 2/16/94 vs. Florida

200th NHL Game: 2/26/96 at Colorado

300th NHL Game: 10/13/97 vs. Edmonton

400th NHL Game: 12/21/98 at Boston

500th NHL Game: 2/1/00 at Toronto

600th NHL Game: 10/6/01 at Philadelphia

700th NHL Game: 11/27/02 vs. Edmonton

800th NHL Game: 2/4/04 vs. Florida

900th NHL Game: 4/1/06 vs. St. Louis

1,000th NHL Game: 11/1/07 vs. Tampa Bay

100th NHL Goal: 10/13/00 vs. Carolina

200th NHL Goal: 10/16/06 vs. Nashville

100th NHL Assist: 11/16/97 vs. Carolina

200th NHL Assist: 11/7/02 at St. Louis

300th NHL Assist: 11/3/07 vs. Pittsburgh

100th NHL Point: 3/8/96 vs. Buffalo

200th NHL Point: 11/3/99 at Atlanta

300th NHL Point: 11/27/01 vs. New Jersey

400th NHL Point: 10/11/05 vs. Chicago

500th NHL Point: 2/3/07 at Montreal

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Most Goals: 2, (23 times), Last: 1/22/08 at Carolina
Most Assists: 4, 3/18/06 vs. Calgary
Most Points: 5, 3/17/07 at Florida

Most PIM: 15, 12/26/05 vs. Dallas