Horn Chen
Occupation Sports Entrepreneur
Known for Founder of the CHL

Horn Chen is a Chicago-based businessman and minor league sports entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Central Hockey League, which began to play in 1992. Chen is also a minority owner of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League.[1]

Chen has also been the owner of several minor league teams over a variety of sports, including ice hockey, baseball and football.

Sports teams owned by Horn ChenEdit


  • Memphis Xplorers (af2)[3]
  • Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz (AFL)
  • Ottawa Rough Riders(CFL) [9]


  • Coastal Bend Aviators [10]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Columbus Hockey History - Columbus Blue Jackets - News. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
  2. Horn Chen Returns To Own Indianapolis' CHL Franchise. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Minor League Investor Horn Chen Brings On New Partner For Teams. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
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  5. Lawsuit info… | Blazers. (2009-02-12). Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
  6. Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd., 189. ISBN 1894974212. 
  7. CHL : Horn Chen Donates $11,000. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
  8. CJOnline Blogs - Chen close to landing Wichita baseball team. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
  9. Remember, Remember, Remember. Forget Magazine. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
  10. Bedsole, Bart (2009-11-13). Corpus Christi, TX | | - County Could Settle With Chen. Retrieved on 2010-05-07.
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