|Chris Chelios Wiki/Profile|
|Name/Famous as||Chris Chelios|
|Born||Evergreen Park, IL|
|Birthday||January 25, 1962|
|Age||57 years old|
|Other Name||Chris, Chelios|
Chris Chelios Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, body measurements, family, career, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details. His total games played in the NHL, over 1,500, shattered the previous record held by Phil Housley.
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Chris Chelios Biography
Chris Chelios is best known as a Hockey Player. Prolific NHL defenseman who spent 27 years playing in the league, setting many longevity records. He was an 11-time All-Star and 3-time Stanley Cup Champion, winning one with the Montreal Canadiens in 1986 and two more with the Detroit Red Wings in 2002 and 2008. Chris Chelios was born on January 25, 1962 in Evergreen Park, IL. He tried to play college hockey, but quickly found out he was too small; he went back home and put on 40 pounds of muscle. Chris Chelios is one of the most successful Hockey Player. He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on January 25, 1962.
Chelios was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 25, 1962, and raised by his parents, Gus and Susan Chelios. They lived in Evergreen Park, Illinois. He attended Mount Carmel High School in Chicago until his family moved to Poway, California, where he attended Mira Mesa High School.
After playing only 53 games the following season (in which he served as Canadiens’ co-captain, with Guy Carbonneau), Chelios was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks on June 29, 1990 with a 2nd-round draft pick for Denis Savard. The trade occurred one day after Chelios was accused of fighting with two police officers as they tried to arrest him for urinating in public outside a bar in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, according to a criminal complaint.
He also has a position among the list of Most popular Hockey Player. Chris is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 57 years old.
Family: Parents, Children & Relatives
He married Tracee Chelios in 1987. He and Tracee have four children named Tara, Jake, Dean and Caley. He has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.
Christos Kostas “Chris” Chelios (born January 25, 1962) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman. He was one of the longest tenured players in the National Hockey League, and is a three-time Stanley Cup champion – one with the Montreal Canadiens and two with the Detroit Red Wings.
Following two more good seasons in Montreal, Chelios really broke out in the 1988Ð89 campaign. He scored 73 points in 80 games at +35, was named to the All-Star First-Team, and won his first James Norris Memorial Trophy. During that year’s Wales Conference (now Eastern Conference) Finals series against the Philadelphia Flyers (which the Canadiens won in six games), Chelios became reviled by Flyer fans for a dirty hit on Brian Propp that left the Philadelphia winger with a serious concussion and forced him to miss the next game. The Flyers did not retaliate against Chelios until their fate was sealed late in Game 6; Flyers goaltender Ron Hextall memorably skated out of his net to attack Chelios, earning him a 12-game suspension.
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Chelios grew up in Chicago, Illinois, where his father, Constantine “Gus” Chelios, owned a chain of Greek restaurants. The family name was originally “Tselios”, but Gus chose to change the family’s spelling. The family moved to Poway, California, in 1977, when his father left his struggling business in Chicago to open a restaurant in the San Diego area. He was a Chicago Blackhawks fan during his childhood but was more focused on football, idolizing Chicago Bears linebacker Dick Butkus. Chelios attended Mount Carmel High School (Chicago) before his family moved west, and then finished prep studies at Mira Mesa Senior High School in San Diego.
Age, Height & Measurements
Chris Chelios current age 57 years old years old. He born under the Aquarius horoscope as Chris's birth date is January 25. Chris Chelios height 5 Feet 11 Inches (Approx) & weight 176 lbs (79.8 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.
Unable to play high school hockey in Southern California, Chelios was not recruited by any U.S. colleges. His only scholarship offer came from San Diego-based United States International University, the only NCAA Division I hockey team west of the Rockies. However, when Chelios arrived on campus as a freshman in 1979, he soon realized he was in the wrong environment, facing bigger players with considerably more junior hockey experience. He was eventually cut from the team and considered quitting hockey. Instead, Chelios tried his luck in Canada, where he was twice cut by Junior B teams and hit a low point when he had to borrow money from strangers to get home to California one year. He said, “I wasn’t any bigger or any better than the other guys, so they weren’t going to take a kid from the States when they could have a local guy.”
|Height||7 Feet 10 Inches (Approx)|
|Weight||373 lbs (169.1 kg) (Approx)|
|Shoe Size||10 (US), 9 (UK), 44 (EU), 28 (CM)|
Chelios returned home and grew three inches while adding 40 pounds of muscle. He was then drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to that, he played for the Moose Jaw Canucks of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, where he tallied 87 points and 175 penalty minutes in just 54 games in his final season. Chelios then enjoyed two strong years playing for the Wisconsin Badgers at the University of WisconsinÐMadison after being drafted. As one of the top collegiate players in the country, he was selected for the United States team at the 1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship. In 1983, he was part of the Badgers’ NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship team and was named to the all-tournament team and the second WCHA all-star team.
Chris Chelios Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million
Chris Chelios net worth has been growing significantly. Chris Chelios’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Hockey Player. We have estimated Chris's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Source of Income||Hockey Player|
|Source of Income||Hockey Player|
|Verification Status||Not Verified|
In 1984, Chelios made the Montreal Canadiens for good, distinguishing himself with his play. During his early days, he was known for his offensive abilities, and his teammates even called him “Soft Hands Chelios.” He earned a trip to the National Hockey League All-Star Game and was named to the 1985 NHL All-Rookie Team. He scored 64 points in 74 games, a high total for a defenseman even in the high-scoring 1980s, and finished second to Mario Lemieux for the Calder Memorial Trophy. In the playoffs that year, he scored 10 points in 9 games, with a +17 plus/minus. Although he only played 41 games in the 1985Ð86 season, he won his first Stanley Cup, playing in front of Conn Smythe Trophy-winning goaltender Patrick Roy.
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Chelios was a member of the U.S. team for the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. After that, he made his debut for the Canadiens, playing 12 games in the regular season and 15 in the playoffs. That summer he joined the U.S. team at the 1984 Canada Cup.
Chelios and his wife Tracee were married in 1987. They met while students at the University of WisconsinÐMadison. They have four children: Dean (born 1989), Jake (born 1991), Caley (born 1993), and Tara (born 1996). Dean Chelios, a forward, scored a pair of power play goals to help his Cranbrook-Kingswood high school team win the 2006 Division III Michigan state high school hockey championship. Dean played for the Chicago Steel of the USHL in Bensenville, Illinois, and last played in 2016 for the Wichita Thunder of the ECHL. In May 2009, Jake was drafted by 49th overall by the Chicago Steel, and joined his brother at Michigan State. Jake Chelios, is a defenseman like his father and currently plays with the Grand Rapids Griffins in the Detroit Red Wings organization. Caley graduated from Northwestern University and is currently a reporter for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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