The Spartans met with the media on Oct. 1.
MSU heads to Oxford, Ohio for CCHA Quarterfinals
Spartans ready for final CCHA Championship Tournament
Spartan seniors prepare for final games at Munn Arena
MSU welcomes Western Michigan for weekend series.
Photos of Dean Chelios
2012-13: Granted a medical redshirt after missing the entire 2012-13 season with an upper-body injury.
2011-12 (Junior): Skated on a line with freshmen Brent Darnell and Tanner Sorenson ... Scored a career-best 15 points (8g, 7a) ... Registered points in back-to-back games after assisting on Greg Wolfe's goal against Air Force (10/8) and scoring his first goal of the season at Lake Superior State (10/14) ... Had his first multiple-point game of the season against Robert Morris (10/28), netting a goal and two assists before leaving the game with injury ... Missed the next five games (vs. RMU, the Western Michigan and Northern Michigan series in early November), but returned Nov. 25 against Minnesota, and kicked off a four-game point-scoring streak: had assists in both games against the Gophers (11/25-26), then tallied both game-winning goals in MSU's sweep of Bowling Green (12/2-12/3) ... Assisted on Greg Wolfe's first-period tally against Miami (1/6) ... Scored a goal against Lake Superior (1/21) ... Tallied points in back-to-back games after an assist at Ferris State (1/28) and notched a goal at Ohio State (2/3) ... Scored the game-winning goal in MSU's 3-0 win over Alaska (2/18) ... Recorded a third period goal at Notre Dame in MSU's 4-2 win (2/25).
2010-11 (Sophomore): Saw an expanded role as a second-year player ... Appeared in 36 of 38 games, scoring eight goals and posting six assists ... Assisted on Brock Shelgren's third period marker in a 4-1 victory over Alaska for his first point of the season (10/23)... Scored his first goal of the season at Notre Dame (11/20)... Tallied the assist on Torey Krug's game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory at Ferris State (12/ 3)... Totaled a season-high four shots twice against Alaska (10/22) and Notre Dame (11/20) ... Scored a goal in the Great Lakes Invite against Michigan Tech (12/30), with his brother collecting the primary assist ... Scored his third goal of the season at Lake Superior in a 4-0 shutout victory (1/14) ... Scored his second goal in three games with a first-period marker against Miami (1/21) ... Assisted on his brother, Jake's, power-play goal against Michigan at Joe Louis Arena (1/29) ... Scored the game's opening goal at Ohio State (2/5) ... Had an assist in each game against Northern Michigan (2/11-12) to extend his point-scoring streak to three games ... Extended his career-best point-scoring streak by assisting on Daultan Leveille's goal against Alaska (1/28), but had the streak snapped in the second game of the series ... Scored the first goal of the game in each of the victories over Bowling Green (2/25-26), with Saturday's game standing as the game-winner.
2009-10 (Freshman): Played in 34 games ... tied for fourth with Chris Forfar in freshmen points (10), scoring four goals and adding six assists ... +3 ... Scored his first collegiate goal (and his first collegiate point) with a second-period tally at Western Michigan (10/31) ... Recorded his first collegiate assist on an Anthony Hayes goal against Nebraska-Omaha (11/5) ... Assisted on Corey Tropp's hat trick-sealing goal in the 4-1 victory over Bowling Green (12/12) ... Recorded a goal and an assist and was a +3 in the Great Lakes Invitational (12/29-30) ... Scored a goal in the first game and had an assist in the second in the series with Notre Dame (1/15-16) ... Scored a third-period goal in the game against Michigan at Joe Louis Arena (1/30) ... Tallied assists in back-to-back games against Ferris State (2/20) and Bowling Green (2/26).
Prior to MSU: Split the 2008-09 season between two USHL teams; he finished the year with the Chicago Steel after being traded from Cedar Rapids early in the season ... Ranked second in scoring for the Steel with a 19-34-53 line in 49 games, ranking third in both goals and assists ... Was a +5, posted 16 power play points (6g, 10a) and added four game-winners for the Steel ... Recorded a 5-12-18 line with 26 PIM for Cedar Rapids in 53 games over two seasons ... Played three years of varsity hockey at Cranbrook (2003-07),and also lettered twice in baseball ... Helped Cranbrook to two state championships and a No. 1 ranking in the state of Michigan ... Scored the both goals in a 2-1 championship game victory his senior year.
Personal: Born July 14, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec ... Oldest son of Tracee and Chris Chelios ... Father is a 26-year NHL veteran who won an NCAA title as an undergrad at Wisconsin in 1983 and won Stanley Cups in both Montreal and Detroit ... Has one brother, Jake (who also plays hockey for MSU, and won three National Championships with Little Caesars) ... Sister, Caley, is a sophomore on Northwestern's defending National Champion women's lacrosse team ... youngest sister Tara, is a multi-sport athlete ... cousin, Nikos Tselios, played in the American Hockey League ... Enjoys surfing, painting, biking, and playing guitar ... lists Pavel Datsuyk as his favorite NHL player, due to his playing style and creativity ... Lists his parents as his heroes, because they lead by their example.