Latest “Behind the Blog”

January 2, 2006

has been posted at Christy’s Behind the Jersey.  This edition’s subject is Jes Golbez at Hockey Rants.

Wings fans may be distressed to find that Jes felt Chris Chelios’ presence on the US Olympic squad will be a detriment.

“The main surprise, to me, was that they included the ancient and slowed-down Chris Chelios. If they were leaving the past behind by leaving off Leetch, Amonte, and Roenick, why take Chelios? In a tournament against the world’s best players, I feel Chelios will be an awful liability for the US club.”

I happen to think Chelly’s grit, stamina and determination will be a huge benefit, but opinions on Chelios are as divided this year as those regarding our two goalies.

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