Admirals Play Host to Chelios, Wolves
Nov 2, 2009
Milwaukee, WI–The Milwaukee Admirals will play host to future NHL Hall of Famer and former University of Wisconsin Star Chris Chelios and the Chicago Wolves on Wednesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm at the Bradley Center. Chelios recently signed an AHL contract with the Wolves and has a goal and five assists in five games this year.
Before embarking on his 22-year professional career, Chelios spent two seasons at Wisconsin where he posted 22 goals and 75 assists in 88 games and helped the Badgers capture the 1983 NCAA Championship.
The Chicago, IL native leads all American-born players with 1,644 career NHL outings, and has racked up 948 points (185G, 763A) and 2,891 penalty minutes with the Montreal Canadiens (1983-90), Chicago Blackhawks (1990-99) and Detroit Red Wings (1999-2009).
The 47-year-old blueliner has been awarded the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenseman three times (1989, 1993, 1996), and has been named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team five times (1989, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002). He has participated in 11 NHL All-Star Games, and been a member of three Stanley Cup winning teams (Montreal, 1986; Detroit, 2002 and 2008), while playing in the Stanley Cup Finals on three other occasions (1989, 1992, 2009).
Chelios has competed in 266 Stanley Cup playoff outings, an NHL record, and has missed the playoffs only once in his 25-year NHL career. He has tallied 144 points (31G, 113A) and 423 penalty minutes in postseason competition.
In addition to his storied NHL career, Chelios has represented the United States in International play on 12 occasions, which includes captaining Team USA in the 1998, 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics.
Tickets for Wednesday’s game can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Groups of ten or more can receive $2 off the face value of each ticket by calling the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.