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10-23-2009, 11:51 PM
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LW: Ted Lindsay (1944-1965)

Originally Posted by Legends of Hockey
Lindsay was indeed a rough, often mean competitor who spent more time in the penalty box than any player in his time. He was only 5'8" and 160 pounds but could hold his own in fights and in the corners with much larger opponents. But Lindsay was also a gifted offensive player, a natural goal scorer who set records for a left wing and made up one third of Detroit's famous Production Line in the 1940s and 1950s. Such a combination, in such a small, powerful package, hadn't been seen in the National Hockey League before the arrival of Terrible Ted Lindsay, and it hasn't been seen since.
Originally Posted by Greatest Hockey Legends
No man on skates was ever too big or too tough for Ted Lindsay to challenge. At 5'8" and 160lbs he used his big stick and his fists to cut down some of the biggest meanest men in National Hockey League history.

He was known as Scarface or Terrible Ted. The scars on his rugged face represented his courage in his many on ice battles. How many scars he can't tell you, because he lost count after 400 stitches. The nickname "Terrible" only referred to his reputation, because his play was magnificent.
* Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (1966)
* Selected in the Hockey News list of the greatest 100 players (21)
* Regular Season Stats: 1068 Games, 379 Goals, 472 Assists, 851 Points
* Playoff Stats: 133 Games, 47 Goals, 49 Assists, 96 Points
* Stanley Cup(1950, 1952, 1954, 1955)
* Art Ross Trophy (1950)
* First Team All-Star (1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957)
* Second Team All-Star (1949)
* Participated in NHL All-Star Game (1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957)
* Captain of the Red Wings (1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956)
* Led NHL in Goals (1948)
* Led NHL in Assists (1950, 1957)
* Led NHL in Points (1950)
* Top-5 in Goals (1948, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1954)
* Top-5 in Assists (1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957)
* Top-5 in Points (1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957)

Originally Posted by Ted Lindsay
Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster.

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