Horn Chen

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Horn Chen
Born (1932-07-22)July 22, 1932
Died December 7, 2015(2015-12-07) (aged 83)
Bannockburn, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Sports Entrepreneur
Known for Founder of the CHL

Horn Chen (July 22, 1932 – December 7, 2015) was an American businessman and minor league sports entrepreneur. He was the founder of the Central Hockey League, which began to play in 1992. Chen was also a minority owner of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League.[1]

Chen has also been the owner of the Ottawa Rough Riders as well as several minor league teams in a variety of sports, including ice hockey, baseball and football. He died in 2015 at the age of 83 in Bannockburn, Illinois where he lived.[2][3]

Sports teams owned by Horn Chen[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Columbus Hockey History - Columbus Blue Jackets - News". Bluejackets.nhl.com. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  2. ^ http://www.kansas.com/sports/other-sports/wichita-thunder/article49121195.html
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  4. ^ "Horn Chen Returns To Own Indianapolis' CHL Franchise". Sportsbusinessdaily.com. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  5. ^ a b "Minor League Investor Horn Chen Brings On New Partner For Teams". Sportsbusinessdaily.com. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  6. ^ http://www.maddoxfoundation.org/press_its_official_riverkings_have_a_new_owner.htm
  7. ^ "Lawsuit info… | Blazers". Blog.newsok.com. 2009-02-12. Retrieved 2010-05-07. [permanent dead link]
  8. ^ Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 189. ISBN 1-894974-21-2. 
  9. ^ "CHL : Horn Chen Donates $11,000". Glassrattler.com. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  10. ^ "CJOnline Blogs - Chen close to landing Wichita baseball team". Blogs.cjonline.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  11. ^ "Rough Riders and Other Canadian Icons". Forget Magazine. Archived from the original on 2010-03-22. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  12. ^ CBC Sports Online (2005-04-12). "CBC Sports Online: Newsmaker: Ottawa football". Cbc.ca. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  13. ^ Bedsole, Bart (2009-11-13). "Corpus Christi, TX | KRISTV.com | - County Could Settle With Chen". KRISTV.com. Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved 2010-05-07.