Islanders center Mike Sillinger
will miss the remainder of the 2008-09 season, after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery in New York City on January 26th. It is the second surgery Sillinger has had on his hip in the last year.
Sillinger missed the final 29 games of the 2007-08 season and the first 24 games of this season recovering from microfracture hip surgery. The 18-year NHL veteran played in seven games with the Islanders this season, scoring two goals.
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