- Name: Ted Lindsay
- Born: 07/29/1925
- Died: 03/04/2019 (93 years old)
Ted Lindsay (born Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay; July 29, 1925 – March 4, 2019) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played as a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Lindsay scored over 800 points in his Hockey Hall of Fame career, won the Art Ross Trophy in 1950, and won the Stanley Cup four times. Often referred to as “Terrible Ted”, Lindsay helped to organize the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) in the late 1950s, an action which led to his trade to Chicago. In 2017, Lindsay was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in history.
Birth Place: Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
Death Place: Oakland, Michigan, U.S.
Ted Lindsay quotes :
But a funny thing happened four years later. I was invited to play for an alumni team against the Red Wings.Ted Lindsay
A series of rumors about my attitude, as well as derogatory remarks about myself and my family showed me that the personal resentment of the Detroit general manager toward me would make it impossible for me to continue playing hockey in Detroit.Ted Lindsay