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USA Greece Chris Chelios
#24 Atlanta Thrashers / NHL - 09/10
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Last added: Jack Lindsay
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marek Hrivík 44 14 37 51
2. Daniel Zaar 52 18 32 50
3. Daniel Viksten 51 25 23 48
4. Emil Pettersson 52 22 26 48
5. Carter Camper 46 14 32 46
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
59
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
192 lbs / 87 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
3-time NHL Best Defenseman (Norris Trophy) 3
1-time NHL Mark Messier Leadership Award 1
3-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 3

Brother: Steve Chelios
Cousins: Chris Chelios & Nikos Tselios
Sons: Dean Chelios & Jake Chelios
Godson: Jay Kourkoulis

Chelios's 26 seasons are tied with Gordie Howe for the most in NHL history. Over his career, the 11x All-Star won 3 Stanley Cups, 3 Norris Trophies, a World Cup, and a Mark Messier Leadership Award. He scored 185 goals and 949 points playing for the Canadiens, Blackhawks, Red Wings, and Thrashers and retired in 2010 with the 3rd most points by an American defenseman.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1979-80 Moose Jaw Canucks SJHL 53 12 31 43 118 |
1980-81 Moose Jaw Canucks SJHL 54 23 64 87 175 |
1981-82 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 43 6 43 49 50 |
USA U20 “C” WJC-20 7 1 2 3 10 |
1982-83 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 46 16 32 48 62 |
1983-84 Montréal Canadiens NHL 12 0 2 2 12 -5 | Playoffs 15 1 9 10 17 3
Team USA International 60 14 35 49 58 |
USA OG 6 0 3 3 8 |
1984-85 Montréal Canadiens NHL 74 9 55 64 87 10 | Playoffs 9 2 8 10 17 2
USA CC 6 0 2 2 2 4 |
1985-86 Montréal Canadiens NHL 41 8 26 34 67 6 | Playoffs 20 2 9 11 49 3
1986-87 Montréal Canadiens NHL 71 11 33 44 124 -5 | Playoffs 17 4 9 13 38 -1
1987-88 Montréal Canadiens NHL 71 20 41 61 172 14 | Playoffs 11 3 1 4 29 3
USA CC 5 0 2 2 2 3 |
1988-89 Montréal Canadiens NHL 80 15 58 73 185 35 | Playoffs 21 4 15 19 28 2
1989-90 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 53 9 22 31 136 20 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 8 -4
1990-91 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 77 12 52 64 192 23 | Playoffs 6 1 7 8 46 2
1991-92 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 80 9 47 56 245 24 | Playoffs 18 6 15 21 37 19
USA CC 8 1 3 4 4 2 |
1992-93 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 84 15 58 73 282 14 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 14 -1
1993-94 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 76 16 44 60 212 12 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 8 0
USA WC 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
1994-95 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 48 5 33 38 72 17 | Playoffs 16 4 7 11 12 6
EHC Biel-Bienne NLA 3 0 3 3 4 |
1995-96 Chicago Blackhawks “C” NHL 81 14 58 72 140 25 | Playoffs 9 0 3 3 8 2
1996-97 Chicago Blackhawks “C” NHL 72 10 38 48 112 16 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 8 -2
USA “A” WCup 7 0 4 4 10 7 |
1997-98 Chicago Blackhawks “C” NHL 81 3 39 42 151 -7 |
USA “C” OG 4 2 0 2 2 -2 |
1998-99 Chicago Blackhawks “C” NHL 65 8 26 34 89 -4 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 10 1 1 2 4 5 | Playoffs 10 0 4 4 14 -6
1999-00 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 3 31 34 103 48 | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 8 -3
2000-01 Detroit Red Wings NHL 24 0 3 3 45 4 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 2 -1
2001-02 Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 6 33 39 126 40 | Playoffs 23 1 13 14 44 15
USA “C” OG 6 1 0 1 4 6 |
2002-03 Detroit Red Wings NHL 66 2 17 19 78 4 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -3
2003-04 Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 2 19 21 61 12 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 4 1
2004-05 Motor City Mechanics UHL 23 5 19 24 25 13 |
USA “C” WCup 5 0 1 1 6 |
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 4 7 11 108 22 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 6 2
USA “C” OG 6 0 1 1 2 -1 |
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL 71 0 11 11 34 11 | Playoffs 18 1 6 7 12 7
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 3 9 12 36 11 | Playoffs 14 0 0 0 10 2
2008-09 Detroit Red Wings NHL 28 0 0 0 18 1 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 0
Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 2 0 1 1 2 0 |
2009-10 Chicago Wolves AHL 46 5 17 22 24 34 | Playoffs 14 0 0 0 12 0
Atlanta Thrashers NHL 7 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 NHL All-Stars Rendez-vous 87 2 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2010-11 Detroit Red Wings NHL Senior Advisor Advisor to Hockey Operations
2011-12 Detroit Red Wings NHL Senior Advisor Advisor to Hockey Operations
USA Deutschland Cup Asst. Coach
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL Senior Advisor Advisor to Hockey Operations
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL Senior Advisor Advisor to Hockey Operations
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL Senior Advisor Advisor to Hockey Operations
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL Asst. Coach
USA U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings NHL Asst. Coach
2017-18 Detroit Red Wings NHL Asst. Coach
USA Deutschland Cup Asst. Coach
USA OG Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 48 5 18 23 0.48 26 34 | 1 14 0 0 0 0.00 12 0
CC 3 19 1 7 8 0.42 8 9 | 0
International 1 60 14 35 49 0.82 58 - | 0
NCAA 2 89 22 75 97 1.09 112 - | 0
NHL 26 1651 185 763 948 0.57 2891 351 | 24 266 31 113 144 0.54 423 48
NLA (NL) 1 3 0 3 3 1.00 4 - | 0
OG 4 22 3 4 7 0.32 16 3 | 0
Rendez-vous 87 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
SJHL 2 107 35 95 130 1.21 293 - | 0
UHL 1 23 5 19 24 1.04 25 13 | 0
WC 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
WCup 2 12 0 5 5 0.42 16 7 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 1 2 3 0.43 10 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Kirk Maltby (F) 1998-2009 10 Detroit Red Wings
Nicklas Lidström (D) 1998-2009 10 Detroit Red Wings
Tomas Holmström (F) 1998-2009 10 Detroit Red Wings
Kris Draper (F) 1998-2009 10 Detroit Red Wings

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/31/2010
08/31/2010 Confirmed Atlanta Thrashers Retired
03/02/2010
03/02/2010 Confirmed Chicago Wolves Atlanta Thrashers
10/20/2009
10/20/2009 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Chicago Wolves
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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Biel-Bienne

Cult/Star player for Chicago Blackhawks

Cult/Star player for Chicago Wolves

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Grand Rapids Griffins

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Wisconsin

Career transactions
- 2010-08-07 • Announced his retirement
- 2010-03-02 • Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2009-10-20 • Signed by the Chicago Wolves
- 1999-03-23 • Traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Anders Eriksson & 1st round picks in 1999 (Steve McCarthy) & 2001 (Adam Munro)
- 1994-11-19 • Signed lockout contract with Biel-Bienne
- 1990-06-29 • Traded to the Chicago Blackhawks with a 1991 2nd round pick (Mike Pomichter) for Denis Savard

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