Chris Chelios Speaker Profile
Defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings
Chris Chelios Biography
Chris Chelios was born on January 25, 1962 in Chicago,Illinois and is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently in atwo-way contract with the Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL and the Chicago Wolvesof the AHL. He is currently playing for the Wolves and is the oldest activeplayer in the AHL.
Chelios has also played for the Montreal Canadiens, ChicagoBlackhawks, and Detroit Red Wings. While he was called up from the AHL Wolvesto play for the Thrashers during the 2009-2010 NHL season, Chelios was the oldestactive player in the NHL, had played the most games of any active player in theNHL, was the last player from the 1981 NHL Entry Draft still active (or anydraft from 1986 and earlier), and had the most career penalty minutes of anyactive player. When he was sent down to the AHL Wolves, Mark Recchi became theoldest active player in the NHL. On November 24, 2006, he played in his 1,496thNHL game, the most of any American-born player, passing the record total ofPhil Housley. In the 2008-09 season, he appeared in the playoffs for an NHLrecord 24th time, having missed the playoffs only twice (1997-98 and 2009-10)in his entire career. Chelios is of Greek heritage. His cousin, Nikos Tselios,has also played professional hockey and is a former first round draft pick ofthe Carolina Hurricanes.
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Posted on 2 May 2013 | 7:12 pm
Detroit Red Wings Hall of Famer Chris Chelios appeared Monday night at the new Three Rivers Menards store for a two-hour-long autograph session. appeared Monday night at the new Three Rivers Menards store for a two-hour-long autograph session. Chelios, who retired from the National Hockey League following the 2010 season, made a celebrity appearance at the store as part of the...[Read More]
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