Found November 06, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Yahoo Sports' Nicholas J. Cotsonika penned quite the pair of stories about former Red Wings defenseman and Hockey Hall of Famer-to-be Chris Chelios on Monday, and today, ESPN's Craig Custance relates no-less-than-legendary tales about Chelios, as told by his former teammates, opponents and friends: For fellow American players of his generation, so many of those stories surround international play. Mike Modano remembers one exhibition game leading up to a World Cup when Team USA was facing a team from Europe, the opponent a hazy memory. One opposing player was being particularly aggressive against the Americans. "Don't worry about this guy," Chelios said. "I'm going to get him." Soon their paths crossed in front of the benches, and a quick stick to the mouth from Chelios shut the guy up the rest of the game. "He knocked a whole row of teeth out," Modano said. "He was just one of those guys. One of the ultimate team g...
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