Tag: Chris Chelios

Wisconsin Needs A Hockey Coach. Time To Call Chelios?

Wisconsin Needs A Hockey Coach. Time To Call Chelios?
The morning after getting blown out of the Big Ten Tournament by Penn State, the University of Wisconsin announced that Mike Eaves won’t be back as the head coach of the Badgers. What’s important in the announcement post from the university linked above it the beginning, where they go to great lengths to outline Eaves’... Read more »

Chris Chelios To Enter US Hockey Hall of Fame

Chris Chelios To Enter US Hockey Hall of Fame
On Monday, former Blackhawks captain Chris Chelios was named a new member of the US Hockey Hall of Fame. This is the third year that a prominent former Blackhawks player will be inducted. Tony Amonte (2009) and Jeremy Roenick (2010) have represented the Hawks the last two years. Chelios made the All Star team every... Read more »

Blackhawks Blast Red Wings Magnifies Team's Problem

The Blackhawks hammered the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night, honoring the memory of Chris Chelios by posting a decisive 4-1 victory. Corey Crawford was awesome, keeping 29 of 30 shots out of the net and facing a lot of tough situations. One big factor in the victory was the skaters in front of Crawford.... Read more »
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Chris Chelios Heritage Night: How Should Blackhawks Fans Remember Him?

Chris Chelios Heritage Night: How Should Blackhawks Fans Remember Him?
On Friday night, the Blackhawks will celebrate the contributions of Chris Chelios to the organization. At the preseason game against Detroit when this night was announced, the news was greeted with a mixed reaction. The reaction wasn’t a surprise, considering it was just days earlier that Chelios had accepted a position in the front office... Read more »

Chris Chelios Retires: One of the Greatest Blackhawks Ever

Chris Chelios Retires: One of the Greatest Blackhawks Ever
On Tuesday, Chris Chelios will formally announce the end of his great NHL career.     Acquired on June 29, 1990 from the Montreal Canadiens with a second-round draft pick in exchange for Denis Savard, Chelios would play in 664 games between the 1990-91 season through 1998-99, serving as captain from 1995-99. He ranks third all-time among... Read more »