Chris Chelios Signed Puck-Chicago Blackhawks-HOF note
This hand-signed Chicago Blackhawks hockey puck has been personally autographed by Chris Chelios. To protect your investment, a Certificate Of Authenticity and a tamper evident holofoil from Slap Shot Signatures is included.
Learn More about Chris Chelios:
Chris Chelios was the second oldest player in NHL history (behind Gordie Howe) to retire after 26 seasons in the NHL at the age of 48. Chelios was drafted in 1981 by the Montreal Canadiens where he played from 1984-1990. Chris Chelios quickly established himself as a strong offensive defenseman, scoring 64 points in 74 games. He made the NHL All-Star game and the 1985 NHL All-Rookie Team. In the 1985-86 season, Chelios would win his first Stanley Cup Championship.
Chris Chelios was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks where he played from 1990-1999. He was captain of the Blackhawks from 1995-1999. He then went to play for the Detroit Red Wings where he played another decade, taking home 2 more Stanley Cups. He played 2 more seasons for the Atlanta Thrashers before officially retiring in 2010. During his long career, Chelios would make 11 All-Star appearances, and he was the winner of 3 James Norris Trophies.
Not only did Chris Chelios have an outstanding NHL career, he also was a major player for the US team, playing in 2 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, 3 Canada Cups, 2 World Cups of Hockey where he was alternate captain and captain, and 4 Winter Olympics that he was named captain for 3. He retired from international play with the most games played for any country with 47.
After retirement, Chelios was hired to work in the Red Wings front office. Chris Chelios was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013.
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