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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chris Chelios  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1962 in Evergreen Park, Illinois


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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