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Ted Lindsay
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1966
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Born July 29, 1925 (1925-07-29) (age 94)
Renfrew, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1944–1960
1964-1965

Robert Blake Theodore “Terrible Ted" Lindsay (born July 29, 1925) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey left winger. Lindsay played a career total of 17 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks. During his career, Lindsay was able to win the Stanley Cup four times and won the Art Ross Trophy once. He was nicknamed "Terrible Ted" because of his involvement in the creation of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and due to this he was traded to Chicago. He also served as the General Manager and Head coach of the Detroit Red Wings.

Lindsay was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966. His jersey number #7 was retired by the Red Wings on November 10, 1991. In 1998, The Hockey News ranked Lindsay #21 on their list of 100 Greatest Hockey Players.


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