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Isles' Sillinger out for season

Updated: January 27, 2009, 6:29 PM ET
Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- New York Islanders center Mike Sillinger underwent hip surgery for the second time in a year and will miss the remainder of the season, the team said Tuesday.

The 37-year-old forward, who played in only seven games this season, had hip resurfacing surgery in New York on Monday. Last February, Sillinger had a microfracture procedure on his hip that forced him to sit out the final 29 games of last season and the first 24 of this one.

In his brief time on the ice, Sillinger ...

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