Chelios Leads Group of Five into U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

By KBJR News 1

December 14, 2011 Updated Dec 14, 2011 at 3:54 PM CDT

Chicago, IL (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Longtime NHL defenseman Chris Chelios and four other American born hockey notables joined the ranks of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Monday night in Chicago.

Players Gary Suter and Keith Tkachuk were also inducted along with Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider and television play-by-play man Mike Emrick.

The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Eveleth, was celebrating its 39th annual induction ceremony. It was founded back in 1973 and now has 153 members.

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