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Chelios takes first bobsled run

Updated: October 19, 2004, 12:06 PM ET
Associated Press

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Chris Chelios grabbed his red helmet, listened to some last-minute instructions, and then hit the ice -- running.

With the NHL lockout in full swing, Chelios traded his skates Wednesday night for a pair of black booties and took three teeth-chattering runs in a two-man bobsled down the track at Mount Van Hoevenberg.

"That might hurt worse than hockey. Geez!" the 42-year-old defenseman said after his first run, sweat beading off his head, and his heart ...

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