One final plug for the Red Wings’ ‘Celebrity and Alumni Game’

I'm going to be spending thirteen hours at Centre Ice Arena today because I cannot in good conscience miss the, Red Wings' Alumni and Celebrity game, whose roster got a little bigger, per MLive's Brendan Savage... Hall of Fame defensemen Chris Chelios and Mark Howe, coach Mike Babcock and general manager Ken Holland headline the rosters for tonight's Detroit...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers Blog: Mike Eaves believes Big Ten hockey will grow within next 10 years

Hey, the more the merrier. Right? I think it's a great idea. I think there's a lot of room for expansion in college hockey. Jeff Potrykus, Journal Sentinel Madison – Mike Eaves believes the first season of the Big Ten men’s hockey conference was a success.“What we saw from our students, they identified with the Penn States, the Ohio States and the Michigan States...
Via Goon's World
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings afternoon news: Ice buckets (and passionate defense thereof), fantasy hockey chatter etc.

Amongst this afternoon's Red Wings-related news stories, mostly in the charitable vein: Via RedWingsFeed, Chris Chelios and Al Sobotka used the Wings' Zamboni #2 to partake in the Ice Bucket Challenge... And the Wings issued a press release regarding a golf event not involving next Monday's Ilitch Charities Celebrity Golf Classic (which is probably "full...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Caley Chelios, Chris Chelios daughter, continues family athletic tradition

Caley Chelios is one of four Chelios offspring continuing the athletic tradition of their famous father. Former Blackhawks legend Chris Chelios was in attendance, as his daughter Caley Chelios, a Northwestern lacrosse defender, saw some playing time in the Friendly Confines. NU defeated USC 12-7 last night in front of about 5,000 people. Caley hails from Detroit, where her dad works...
Via The Sports Bank
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Bruins Game 3 wrap-up: ‘We Need More from Everybody’

The Detroit Red Wings' 3-0 loss to the Boston Bruins included a telling moment. Sergei Fedorov, who is both CSKA Moscow's general manager and an every-summer resident of Metro Detroit, was spotted in the press box, speaking with Ken Holland and Chris Chelios. I'm pretty sure that the vast majority of the Red Wings' fans would've given their left knee (or the...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios picks his employers on Fox Sports Live yet again

Before the NHL season began, Fox Sports 1 analyst Chris Chelios picked the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup.  This was noteworthy because Chelios isn’t just any NHL analyst working at a major sports network, he also works in the Red Wings front office as Advisor to Hockey Operations. At the time, Chelios’ FS1 picks were an obvious conflict of interest that put the network...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Western Conference playoff preview

Chris Chelios previews the Western Conference playoffs.
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Playoff Picks: Bruins may be beasts of East, but anyone can get KO'd in first round

Boston finishes with the best record in hockey, but that doesn't mean a first-round matchup is a gimme -- especially vs. Detroit. Chris Chelios and Luc Robitaille preview the Eastern Conference matchups.
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios’ son Jake trying to follow in legendary father’s footsteps

Chris Chelios is a Chicago Blackhawks legend. Seems oxymoronic but he’s a Detroit Red Wings icon too. Given all that he accomplished in Madison, Chris Chelios is pretty beloved by Wisconsin Badgers nation too. Jake Chelios is striving to follow in his father’s footsteps. To use yet another Ernest Hemingway pun, the son also rises; as Jake Chelios has signed with the AHL’s Chicago...
Via The Sports Bank
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios’ son signs with Chicago Wolves, STL Blues affiliate

Chris Chelios is a Chicago Blackhawks legend. Seems oxymoronic but he’s a Detroit Red Wings icon too. Given all that he accomplished in Madison, Chris Chelios is pretty beloved by Wisconsin Badgers nation too. Jake Chelios is striving to follow in his father’s footsteps. To use yet another Ernest Hemingway pun, the son also rises; as Jake Chelios has signed the IHL’s Chicago...
Via The Sports Bank
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dean, Jake Chelios begin chasing their pro hockey dreams in Toledo

The nicest way I can say this is that while Dean and Jake Chelios have both stood out at times during their visits to the Red Wings' summer development camps...It was evident that the pair would...Require some seasoning in minor pro leagues if they were to realize their dreams of playing in the NHL. The Toledo Blade's Mark Monroe reports that the pair of graduating Spartans...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios Ends 2013 With The Strangest Goal Celebration You Will Ever See

Chris Chelios has just redefined the celebration game, and we aren’t mad. Check out the ridiculous goal dance-thing that Chris pulled off after netting a goal in the Winter Classic alumni game. Just awesome. [@CJZero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios Shows Off Epic Celebration After Scoring in Winter Classic Alumni Game (GIF)

Chris Chelios went into the Hockey Hall of Fame back in November, but even at age 51, the former Detroit Red Wings defenseman is still able to find the back of the net. During the first period of Tuesday’s Winter Classic Alumni game featuring teams made up of former Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs players at Comerica Park, Chelios gave his team a 2-0 lead, and then stole...
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios’ fancy Alumni Game skating (VIDEO)

NHL Hall of Famer Chris Chelios scored a goal in the Maple Leafs-Red Wings Winter Classic Alumni Game and then did this. What’s going on here? How is this even possible?
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: 51-year-old Chris Chelios celebrates goal in fantastic fashion

Via Guyism
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Chris Chelios engages in a 10-minute interview with The Fan 590

Red Wings executive Chris Chelios spoke with The Fan 590's Jeff Marek and Doug MacLean earlier this afternoon, and he offered an intriguing take as to why the Red Wings and their defense continue to struggle, he offered a bit of a Winter Classic Alumni Showdown preview, and he offered a few 24/7 antagonist tidbits (it appears that the Red Wings' coach and goalie coach both...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios walks through NESN live shot

Wednesday night during coverage of the Red Wings and Bruins game, the NESN booth had a special guest.  Red Wings Advisor to Hockey Operations (and FS1 hockey analyst) Chris Chelios just decides to walk straight through the live shot of Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley.  Maybe there's only one exit point in the press box? It's a premeditated act as Chelios stops, looks...
Via Awful Announcing
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios informs the Bruins’ broadcasters that the press box is a checking zone

NESN posted quite the pre-game video of one Red Wings executive and Hockey Hall of Famer informing Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley that, at least in one respect, Wednesday night's 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins was worthy of the NBCSN "Rivalry Night" tag even prior to puck drop--because one does not get in the way of a former hard-charging defenseman and his perch in...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios’ Unexpected Cameo Before Red Wings-Bruins Game Earns Him DCU Save of the Day Honors (Video)

Chris Chelios‘ videobomb actually proved to be a sign of things to come for the Bruins on Wednesday night. After the Hall of Famer took over the NESN broadcast, marching in between Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley before the game, the Red Wings took a nod from their executive assistant to the GM, and took over the game once it got underway. Laying a beatdown on the B’s, the Red...
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Chelios Marches in Between Jack Edwards, Andy Brickley During Live Telecast, Brick Responds With Chirp (Video)

Chris Chelios is just as tough in a suit as he was on the ice and NESN’s Andy Brickley and Jack Edwards were reminded of that on Wednesday night during their pregame broadcast. The Hall of Fame defenseman, who currently serves as the executive assistant to Ken Holland, the Red Wings general manager, needed to get from Point A to Point B before the puck dropped, but the only thing...
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

MLive’s Khan offers info regarding Red Wings’ Hall of Fame-honoring ceremonies for Chelios, Shanahan

This is a "last-minute notice" blurb, but MLive's Ansar Khan took note of the Red Wings' plans to recognize Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan's Hockey Hall of Fame  inductions during the Wings' home games tonight (against Nashville) and on Thursday (against Carolina): Before the game, the Red Wings will honor Chris Chelios for his recent induction...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Jets tailings: praise for Chelios, Wings staying positive and GM’s meetings stuff

The Detroit Red Wings will attempt to win their first home game in seven tries and rebound from Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg when the Wings host the 9-8-and-1 Washington Capitals visit the Joe on Friday. The Capitals defeated Columbus in a 4-3 OT decision on Tuesday (they won't play again until Friday's game, just like the Wings), and RedWingsFeed noted that Capitals coach...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chelios induction brings Gretzky to HOF ceremony

When Wayne Gretzky was a kid, he used to love visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame. ''I used to come and just stare at all the equipment and the names,'' Gretzky said. ''It's a wonderful place.'' Gretzky returned to the Hall of Fame on Monday night, this time at the request of a friend - 2013 inductee Chris Chelios. He walked the red carpet in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Jets set-up and overnight report: Recipe for ending 5-game home losing streak…Sit #71?

The Detroit Red Wings flew to Toronto to take in Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan's inductions into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon, but they returned to Detroit with a stiff task ahead of them: Absent Jonathan Ericsson (at least until Friday), Brendan Smith (for another week or two?), Stephen Weiss (7-10 days?) and with Daniel Cleary possibly benched due to a...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Friend helped launch Chelios' career

Playing in the NHL wasn't Chris Chelios' dream. It was Bobby Parker's. Parker was a defenseman from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, with enough of a future in hockey that a few colleges offered him scholarships. He chose United States International University in San Diego, where Chelios was enrolled and trying to make the team as a forward in the fall of 1979. Chelios didn...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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