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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chris Chelios  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1962 in Evergreen Park, Illinois


-- Website -- http://chelioshockey.com
-- Chris Chelios on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=chris+chelios


Illinois Connection

Chelios was born and raised in Evergreen Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chris Chelios was a defenseman who played in the NHL for 26 seasons for the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, and Atlanta Thrashers. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013 and won three Stanley Cups. He is currently the executive advisor to general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. In his autobiography, Chelios shares his achievements on the ice while providing new information on his life off it to readers. His book will appeal not only to Chelios fans, but also to anyone who loves the game of hockey.


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Titles At Your Library

Chris Chelios: Made in America
ISBN: 1600789870

Triumph Books. 2014

From being inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013, to serving in an executive role on the Detroit Red Wings, and signing on to become an NHL analyst for Fox Sports 1, Chris Chelios has proven himself to be a man of many talents and here he tells his story. Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1981, Chelios enjoyed a long career in the NHL, playing for 26 seasons for the Canadiens as well as the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings, two diehard hockey markets in which he has become a beloved figure. From the 1992 Stanley Cup final to the 2006 Winter Olympics team, Chelios shares his achievements on the ice while providing new information on his life off it to readers, making this autobiography a must-have not only for Chelios fans, but anyone who loves the game of hockey.


Awards

Made in America

  • 2016 ILLINOIS READS Book

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