DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings will formally introduce the newest member of their front office, former defenseman Chris Chelios, at a news conference at noon today at Joe Louis Arena.
Chelios is expected to assist in player development as well as acting as an ambassador.
Chelios, 48, played with the Wings from 1999 to 2009, where he won two Stanley Cups, played his final season in the league last year with the Atlanta Thrashers. He began the season with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.
In 1,651 games in the NHL, Chelios finished with 185 goals and 763 assists.
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