Chris Chelios is one of the greatest hockey players of all the time. He is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman. At this moment, he holds the position of Executive Advisor to Ken Holland. Ken Holland is the GM of Detroit Red Wings He started his NFL career with Montreal Canadiens and played for Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and Atlanta Thrashers. Currently, he holds the record for most games played in NHL by any defenseman. Chris Chelios was born as Chris Kostas Chelios on January 25, 1962. His place of birth was Evergreen park, Illinois, United States. He is American. He is of Greek heritage. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
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Chris Chelios was raised at his birthplace. He went to Mount Carmel High School in Chicago. He was unable to play high school in Southern California. He was also the member of the U.S Olympic team for the 1984 Winter Olympics which held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
In 1984, he landed his steps at NHL. He started his career with Montreal Canadiens. He played with Montreal for 6 seasons. In 1990, he was picked by the Chicago Blackhawks. As a defensive, his abilities and skills are worth to watch and due to his remarkable performance he led his team to the Final of Stanley Cup. Chris Chelios played the majority of his career with Detroit Red Wings. He played with Wings from 1999 to 2009. In 2002 Winter Olympics, he led United States hockey team to win a silver medal. In 2006, he served as the captain of US Olympic hockey team that performed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. On Aug 31, 2010, he officially retired from his professional career. He has 185 goals, 763 assist, and 948 points in the regular season of NHL and 31 goals, 113 points and 144 pts in playoffs.
Chris Chelios is the son of Constantine Chelios. His father is an entrepreneur. He has the chain of Greek restaurants in the United States. He married Tracee in 1987. Chris Chelios met Tracee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They have four children together named: Dean (b. 1989), Jake (b.1991), Caley (b. 1993), and Tara (b. 1996). His son Dean plays as a forward in hockey. He played for the Chicago Steel of the USHL in Bensenville, Illinois. In May 2009, his son Jake was selected by Chicago Steel and Joined his brother at Michigan State. Caley is a graduate of Northwestern University and currently serves as the reporter for Tampa Bay Lightning. He is the philanthropist. He raises fund for all kinds of charity across the country. He is also a businessman. He is the owner of two restaurants.
Chris Chelios has maintained fortune of bank balance from his career earnings. He has massive of fans on social networking sites. His estimated net worth is around $20 million.
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