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Up-to-the minute updates and insights from the Red Wings locker room at home and on the road. By Chuck Pleiness of The Macomb Daily.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Chelios to GR on Friday

According to the Grand Rapids Griffins PR staff, Chris Chelios will start his conditioning stint in the American Hockey League tomorrow.

Chelios will become the oldest player in AHL history. From the Griffins' press release ...

The future Hall of Famer would also become the oldest player in the 73-year history of the American Hockey League, supplanting former Hershey Bears trainer William “Scotty” Alexander, who was thrown between the pipes in an emergency during the 1953-54 season at the tender age of 45.


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