Chelios Signs with Atlanta

Veteran defenceman Chris Chelios has been snapped up by the Atlanta Thrashers. The 48-year-old has spent 25 seasons in the National Hockey League and was released by the Detroit Red Wings after last season. He went on to spend time with the Thrasher’s affiliate Chicago Wolves in the AHL and posted 21 points in 44Continue reading “Chelios Signs with Atlanta”

Trouble in the Henhouse: Ian Penny Resigns

The infighting associated with the NHLPA is working into a frenzy and Ian Penny has proven to be the first to go down in the firefight. The interim executive director, named so after the firing of Paul Kelly, resigned on Friday. The NHLPA released a statement covering the matter: “Interim executive director Ian Penny informedContinue reading “Trouble in the Henhouse: Ian Penny Resigns”

NHLPA Appoints Investigative Committee

Chris Chelios’ review panel will be up and running thanks to a 25-5 vote in favour of it. We first reported on Chelios’ plan for an investigative committee to look into the NHLPA on October 19, but it looked Chelios was short votes even though it was an off-day in the league. Now that allContinue reading “NHLPA Appoints Investigative Committee”

Chelios Moves to Rebuild Broken Player’s Union

Chris Chelios has been hoping to get the ball rolling on a plan that would help restore credibility to the NHLPA, but a 19-3 in favour of forming a players committee to review the entire organization fell one vote short of the required 20 votes to pass the motion. The players committee, suggested by CheliosContinue reading “Chelios Moves to Rebuild Broken Player’s Union”

Chelios Skates with the Wolves

Chris Chelios skated with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves franchise and is expected to sign a contract with the club within a week. Chelios, 47, is signing the contract with hopes of getting back on to an NHL team at some point in the near future. He believes playing with the Wolves will help his chances.Continue reading “Chelios Skates with the Wolves”