Chelios' relevance goes beyond defying Father Time

Updated: May 15, 2007, 12:24 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A group of reporters waits long after the rest of the Red Wings have showered and gone home on the off day between Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference finals in Detroit. Chris Chelios finally emerges, grudgingly agreeing to meet with the media. He knows the nature of many of the questions he'll face.

Chelios is asked who the oldest player he played with was, and struggles to come up with an answer. Guy Lafleur, Bob Gainey, perhaps Larry Robinson. They were all in their ...

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