Former minor league hockey player Mike Chitjian opened this restaurant in 1963. His Hockey Burger creation is a cheeseburger topped with sliced hot dogs. His son, Mike Jr., kept the restaurant open after his father's passing.
Mike Sr., was a stick boy for the Chicago Black Hawks as a child. He would play for the Kansas City Americans in the USHL before going to Europe to fight in World War II. While in the service, he was on a championship winning military hockey team.