Ted Lindsay

by Prasiddha 17 Feb,2023
Ted Lindsay
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Weight in KG 74 kg
Weight 74
Personal Info
  • Father Bert Lindsay
  • League Name NHL
  • Relationship Status married
  • Weekly wage
  • First Name Ted
  • Past Team Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks
  • Mother Maud Lindsay
  • Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Lindsay
  • Property Status house
  • Last Name Lindsay
  • Birth Name Ted Lindsay
  • Net Worth $5 million
  • Current Club Jersey Number 7
  • Siblings Unknown
  • Salary
  • Married to Joanne Lindsay (m.1989-2017)
  • Birth Country Canada
  • No. of Siblings
  • Endorsement earnings
  • First Club Name Detroit Red Wings
  • Past married if any
  • Famous Name Ted Lindsay
  • Children Blake Lindsay, Lynn Lindsay LaPaugh, Leslie Richardson.Meredith Berman,
  • Career Earnings
  • Contract Multi-years contract
  • Horoscope Leo
  • House Location Oakland, Michigan
  • Hobbies
  • House Price
  • Position in Team Left wing
  • Date July 29
  • First Club Join Date 1944
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Awards Art Ross Trophy winner (1950), Memorial Cup winner (1944), Four-time Stanley Cup champion (1950, 1952, 1954, 1955), Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966
  • Religion Christians
  • Contract ending date 1965
  • Profession Ice Hockey Player
  • School Location Toronto
  • Famous for Ice Hockey Player
  • Started career as Ice Hockey Player
  • Currently Club
  • University attended
  • School attended St. Michaels School

Ted Lindsay was a former Canadian ice hockey player who played as a left wing for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago black hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Lindsay played hockey with his left hand and under jersey number 7. He started the act of lifting the Stanley cup after winning the title and was nicknamed "Terrible Ted".

Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay was born in Ontario, Canada, on July 29, 1925. Lindsay grew up with his father, Bert Lindsay, who played professional ice hockey. The late ice hockey player moved from Renfrew to  Kirkland Lake, where he attended school and began playing hockey. Ted Lindsay left this planet at the age of 93 years.

Detroit Red Wings Legend Ted Lindsay Dead At 93: Cause of Death

According to the internet, Ted Lindsay had a long-term incurable illness, due to which he could only increase the quality of his limited life.

TedTed Lindsay died at the age of 93.  SOURCE: WXYZ Detroit 

Robert was under hospice care, where the caretakers' compassionate care was provided during the last phases of his life so that Ted could live as comfortably as possible until his last breath.

During his last breath, he was survived by his son, two daughters, one stepdaughter, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. The legendary ice hockey player left this earth peacefully on March 4, 2019. 

Ted Lindsay Trophy: What Is The Hart Trophy?

Every legendary player has left their permanent mark on the planet, Robert was immortalized when the NHL decided to provide the Ted Lindsay award to the outstanding player of the regular season.

The trophy complements the Hart trophy because the Hart trophy is the annual award given to the most valuable player in the league.

TedLester B. Pearson Award award was renamed as Ted Lindsay Award in 2010.  SOURCE: NHLPA

The award was renamed after Ted Lindsay in 2010 before it was known as Lester B. Pearson Award.

The NHL players who recently won the Ted Lindsay award are Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, Wayne Gretzky,  Mario Lemieux, and Alex Ovechkin.

Ted Lindsay's Net Worth At His Death

Robert was an old-school player, this was about the time when large sums of salary weren't provided to the players.

Ted Lindsay's net worth, according to famous websites like Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, is estimated to be $5 million at his death.

Ted Ted Lindsay estimated net worth is $5 million at his death. SOURCE: The Washington Post  

Even after the players' union, which was organized by the late Lindsay, the player's minimum wages were only $7,000 with other benefits.

Blake wasn't boastful about his wealth, rather, he was a silent type when it came to matters of wealth. 

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Ted Lindsay: Wife And His Children

The Detroit Free post posted an article where they talked about how Ted's wife fell in love with him.

Lindsay's wife Joanne didn't acknowledge him as a hockey player but simply fell in love with what he was as a human.

Ted Ted Lindsay's beloved wife, Joanne Lindsay died at 81. SOURCE: Bleacher Report

Ted Lindsay and Joanne Lindsay exchanged their wedding vows in 1989 and together, they shared three children, one son Blake Lindsay, two daughters, Lynn Lindsay LaPaugh, and Meredith Berman; a stepdaughter Leslie Richardson.

The Detroit player had to go through the tragic end of his soulmate, Joanne preceded Robert in death on February 23, 2017, at the age of 81.

Ted Lindsay Foundation: Ted Was Warm-Hearted, Children Lover!

Ted Lindsay foundation is focused on promoting awareness about children with autism and their educational and social needs and carries out a research project that focuses on the root cause and treatment of autism.

When Robert's fellow teammate's son got diagnosed with autism, he established the Ted Lindsay Foundation to help his friend's child and other children who are diagnosed with the same ailment.

As of 2020, the foundation has collected over $5 million in funds and is working towards improvement in the autistic field.

Ted Lindsay Career Stats, Accolades, And Physique

Blake made his debut at the age of 19 in 1944 with the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. Ted Lindsay stood at 5 feet 8 inches, compared to other players, he had small stature.

The fierce nature that Ted had when competing in a match earned him the nickname "Terrible Ted".  Ted Linsday was enshrined into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966.

Terrible Ted won the Art Ross Trophy cause he was the league's leading scorer. The Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup in the 1949-1950 season.

Blake Theodore Lindsay helped the Red Wings win three more championships over the span of the next 5 years. 

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