at a glance career: 1983-2010 position: defense height/weight: 5 feet 11, 191 lbs teams: NHL (Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Atlanta Thrashers) hall of fame: 2013
by the numbers 1,651: games played, the most by an NHL defenseman 984: career regular season points 26: the number of NHL seasons he played, tied with Gordie Howe for the record 2,891: the number of minutes Chelios spend in the penalty box
We all know fighting goes down in the playoffs, but what other penalties get whistled more or less often? We broke down all the various calls since the lockout for both the regular and post-season to come up with a percentage of each type as part of the total number of infractions. For example, hooking penalties made up 20.3 percent of all regular season calls over the past six seasons. In the post-season, however, that number drops to 14.7 percent. And that’s not the only discrepancy that emerges come spring.