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Ted Lindsay

NHL Star Ted Lindsay

Full Name: Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay
Profession: NHL Star


Biography: He scored over 800 points in his 17-year Hockey Hall of Fame career. He won the Stanley Cup four times, and helped establish the NHLPA in the late 1950s.

Born: July 29, 1925
Birthplace: Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Died: March 4, 2019 (aged 93)

Historical Events

  • 1957-02-11 NHL Players Association forms (NYC), Red Wings' Ted Lindsay elected president
  • 1958-12-17 Ted Lindsay becomes highest scoring left wing in NHL history, passing Aurel Joliat who retired with 270; scores twice and adds an assist In Chicago Black Hawks' 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins at Chicago Stadium

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