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Catching up with hockey nomad Mike Sillinger

The Islanders' Mike Sillinger seems like a Page 2 kind of guy: He's playing for his 12th NHL team. Q&A

Updated: November 20, 2007, 5:27 PM ET
By Jonah Keri | Special to Page 2

On Nov. 1, the New York Islanders honored Mike Sillinger with a ceremony commemorating his 1,000th game in the NHL. It was a nice gesture, though maybe an incomplete one. After all, the 11 other teams that have employed Sillinger were nowhere to be found. That's right, the 36-year-old Regina, Saskatchewan, native has laced 'em up for 12 NHL teams, the most in league history. He's been traded nine times, switching teams in the middle of a season eight times. Among the four major pro team sports, ...

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