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Chelios Named To U.S. Hockey Hall Of Fame

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(CBS) Former Blackhawks defenseman Chris Chelios was named to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Monday.

Chelios is part of a class that also includes former Blackhawks defenseman Gary Suter.

Chelios played a record-tying 26 seasons in the NHL, including nine with the Blackhawks. He won three Norris Trophies and was a four-time Olympian. Chelios also played six seasons in Montreal, 10 with Detroit and finished his career with the Atlanta Thrashers in 2010.

Suter played a little over four seasons with the Blackhawks.

Other members of the latest Hall of Fame class include Keith Tkachuk and broadcaster Mike Emrick.