Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Former Wing, Sillinger to call it Quits

TSN is reporting that the journeyman forward, former 1st round selection (11th overall in 1989) of the Detroit Red Wings is set to call it career after 17 seasons in the NHL...

The Regina, Saskatchewan native, 38, played 1,049 NHL games since being drafted...His most prolific season came in 2006-07 with the Islanders when he had 26 goals and 33 assists.

Overall, he compiled 240 goals and 548 points. He was traded 10 times during his career, including twice in one day in July, 2003.

In addition to the Red Wings and Islanders, Sillinger suited up for Anaheim, Vancouver, Philadelphia, Tampa Bay, Florida, Ottawa, Columbus, Phoenix, St. Louis, and Nashville.

All the best from Hockeytown, Mike. Enjoy your retirement.

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