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A Decade Of Chelios In Detroit

from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

Chris Chelios was the pain in the neck the Detroit Red Wings hated to play against and their fans loved to hate.

Then, suddenly, he joined them. Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the day Chelios, a player so closely identified with the Chicago Blackhawks, switched allegiances, following a surprising trade to Detroit.

And though he is playing sporadically as his career winds down—this surely will be his final season, at least with the Red Wings—he has left his mark as one of the cornerstones of Detroit’s defense since 1999.

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