Mike Sillinger played in Tampa with Vincent Lecavalier.
Vincent Lecavalier was in a deleted scene from the movie "The Punisher" with John Travolta.
John Travolta was in "Phenomenon" with Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick was in "Murder in the first" with, and is married to Kevin Bacon.
So wait... if Price, Niskanen and Fistric have played WITH someone who's played with Sillinger, they're disqualified?? Well in that case, Price is out as he plays with Brisebois, who (according to someone else here) played in the 1991 WJC with Sillinger.
I'm not surprised this thread was made, but I am surprised it took someone so long to think of it!
That could potentially be very, very useful. The formula would need to be enhanced for usability, but something like that would have utility from fans to broadcasters to journalists. Not just connections to Mike Sillinger obviously, but a resource to see who has played with who in an instant.
I don't have that level of technical knowhow. If I did, I would have given it a shot.
For anyone that ever wants to give it a try, this is the Oracle of Bacon site that first did it: