Roose: Red Wings legend Ted Lindsay recovering from heart surgery

DetroitRedWings.com's Bill Roose reports that Red Wings legend Ted Lindsay is recovering from major surgery: The 88-year-old Hockey Hall of Famer underwent surgery to replace his aortic valve Wednesday at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. It is the same hospital that his foundation donated $1 million to help children with autism and their families last week. Known as a...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ted Lindsay Foundation donates $1 million to aid in autism treatment and research

Per the Associated Press, the Ted Lindsay Foundation made a gigantic donation to aid in autism treatment and research today: The foundation of Detroit Red Wings great and Hockey Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay is donating $1 million to the Beaumont Health System to help children with autism and their families. Beaumont announced today that support from the Ted Lindsay Foundation...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

58 years ago, Red Wings legend Ted Lindsay gave death threats quite the response

I try to avoid posting after Paul lets the live blog go, well, "live," but this note from the Red Wings' Game-Day Blog merits mentioning: On This Day in Red Wings' History... On March 23, 1956 Legend Ted Lindsay, who received a death-threat from Maple Leafs' fans earlier in the day, scored the game-winner to lift the Red Wings to a 5-4 overtime...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Regner: Wings should retire Fedorov's No. 91 next

The conversation really started to pick up steam late last week, when the Detroit Red Wings paid the highest honor to Nick Lidstrom by retiring his number. Lidstrom's No. 5 joined the immortals of the franchise -- Gordie Howe's No. 9, Steve Yzerman's No. 19, Ted Lindsay's No. 7, Terry Sawchuck's No. 1, Alex Delvecchio's No. 10 and Sid Abel's No. 12 --...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Go Martin St. Louis

from Gary Shelton of the Tampa Bay Times, My guess is Yzerman invites St. Louis into a room and the two sit across from each other and talk. Maybe they talk about the Stanley Cup. Maybe St. Louis talks about his 361 goals or his 948 points or his 968 games for the Lightning. Maybe he talks about winning the Hart Trophy or his two Art Rosses or his Ted Lindsay or his three Lady...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: Russia's potential rival

Russian hockey fans are showing they love an underdog. Or maybe they'd just like a tougher path for Canada, their hometown team's biggest threat. Chants of ''Ro-ssi-ya, Ro-ssi-ya'' popped up early in Canada's preliminary round game against Austria on Friday night, with little on the line besides position in the elimination rounds. The fans coupled their...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Nick Grossmann: Failing Grades in Analytics and Eye Test

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Nicklas Grossmann. He blocks a ton of shots. He delivers a lot of...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Outdoor Views

In terms of unforgettable moments, the alumni game at Comerica Park may linger longer in the hearts of hockey fans, but you cannot dismiss that the 2014 Winter Classic was a huge hit for the NHL. Certainly seeing Gordie Howe and Ted Lindsay together again and the "Russian Five" reunited on the ice one more time rate as must-see moments from the alumni game, as does seeing...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos- Gordie, Ted And Vladimir

Two of the highlights of the Alumni Showdown actually happened before the puck was dropped for the 2nd game today. Below, watch Gordie Howe and Ted Lindsay drop the puck and the 2nd video is the Russian Five reunited including Vladimir Konstantinov. Continue reading "Videos- Gordie, Ted And Vladimir"
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Detroit challenges Twin Cities to ‘America’s Best Hockey City’ Twitter challenge

I don't know what to say about this, but Fox Sports Detroit just revealed its details on-air: WHO HAS THE BEST HOCKEY CITY? FOX Sports Detroit Girls Angela and Stephanie are taking on the FOX Sports North Girls Angie, Kaylin and Kendall in the quest for the best hockey city in America. The two FOX Sports regions will encourage fans to join the hashtag tug-o-war by using...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Who has the best hockey city?

FOX Sports Detroit Girls Angela and Stephanie are taking on the FOX Sports North Girls Angie, Kaylin and Kendall in the quest for the best hockey city in America. The two FOX Sports regions will encourage fans to join the hashtag tug-o-war by using Hockeytown for Detroit and StateOfHockey for Minneapolis."The pride, passion and potential of our city is unmatched," said...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrible Ted’s Got a Fever…

... and I'm not talking about Ted Lindsay. Continue reading "Terrible Ted’s Got a Fever…"
Via Kukla's Korner
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings confirm participation in benefit for Matt Sorisho this Wednesday at Compuware Arena

Last weekend, Ken Daniels and Fox Sports Detroit revealed that the Red Wings are taking part in a fundraiser for the family of Matt Sorisho this Wednesday, November 20th at Compwuare Arena in Plymouth (from 6-10 PM), and today, the Red Wings' community relations department fleshed out the team's participation. Per DetroitRedWings.com's Christy Hammond: Detroit Red...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Randoms: Rebounding, The Captaincy and Analytics

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Just a few random thoughts: -The struggling Flyers met the struggling...
Via The Hockey Guys
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Candidates For The 2014 Hockey Hall Of Fame

from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star, No sooner had the 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame class been inducted than the focus turned to the 2014 class. There are new names eligible this year to go with ones overlooked and still sitting around with fingers crossed. Here’s a look at some names sure to be bandied about. NEWLY ELIGIBLE Mike Modano: Quite possibly the...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lindsay to hold a ‘Beerfest’ to raise funds for autism research this Saturday

Via Paul, the Ted Lindsay Foundation is holding a "Beerfest" on Saturday, October 12th at the Freedom Hill Ampitheatre in Sterling Heights--with 200 beers on tap--with the proceeds benefiting autism research. Lindsay spoke with Fox 2's Deena Centofanti spoke with Lindsay about the event this morning:   Fox 2 News Headlines The Detroit News's Gregg Krupa...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Lindsay discusses his charitable foundation’s goals and background

The Ted Lindsay Foundation has been sending out Tweets regarding its annual celebrity golf outing for the past few weeks... Almost one week away from our 13th Annual Celebrity Golf Outing! We have room for two more foursomes. Check out... http://t.co/bvyH5dJ5gI — TedLindsayFoundation (@TedLindsay07) September 1, 2013 And the Oakland Press's Tom Watts spoke with...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sipple: Red Wings alum Joey Kocur’s charity softball game this weekend involves more than softball

Red Wings alumnus Joey Kocur's charitable foundation will be holding a charity softball game in Highland, MI this Saturday, August 24th, and fourteen Red Wings alums, celebrities like Jeff Daniels, Dave Coulier and Brian Vander Ark will tangle with police officers and firefighters from Milford, Highland and White Lake townships to raise funds for a slate of Southeastern Michigan...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild announce 2013 Traverse City Tournament team

For myself, football season has begun and we're about two weeks into it.  Two-a-day practices, the distribution of equipment, the endless series of drills where players get taught the skills they will need in addition to a rigorous amount of conditioning is all apart of the daily grind that is generically known as 'Hell Week'.  But as you close out 'Hell Week'...
Via State of Hockey News
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawn Burr’s funeral will be private, but there may be a public memorial

The funeral arrangements for Shawn Burr will be private, but the Detroit News notes that the family is encouraging Wings fans to donate to the Shawn Burr Foundation (whose goal is to raise funds for and awareness of blood cancers) instead... Shawn Burr, the popular former Red Wing who passed away this week, will not have a public funeral. The Burr family wanted a private family...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on Ericsson, Ted Lindsay’s Hockeyfest and alumi news

We went a whole day without name-calling, but that may change this morning. The Free Press's Helene St. James continues her series of surveys of Red Wings players with a take on Jonathan Ericsson's relative value to the team... And as far as I'm concerned, Ericsson, who's entering the last year of a 3-year contract that pays him $3.25 million this upcoming season...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

St. James: Nicklas Lidstrom’s excited about next March’s rafter-raising of #5

On Thursday, the Red Wings announced that they will raise Nicklas Lidstrom's #5 to the rafters on March 6th, 2014, and this morning, the Free Press's Helene St. James published a short conversation that she had with Lidstrom after the announcement was made: [H]ere's what Lidstrom told the Free Press about the big day ahead: "It's a tremendous honor to have...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

A story about a retired Detroit police officer once ‘protecting’ Ted Lindsay

KK reader Kathleen Wood wanted to share a story she'd once discussed with Puck Daddy regarding an incident involving birthday boy Ted Lindsay, who turns 88 today, and her father, a retired Detroit police officer: I don't think there are too many former police officers that spent time in the penalty box before this practice was quickly stopped: My Dad, George Gignac...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: Lindsay’s birthday, past present and future defense and Joe-ice advantage

Amongst this morning's Red Wings-related stories: As Paul noted, today is a pretty special day for one of the Wings' elder statesmen: Join us in wishing #RedWings legend Ted Lindsay a Happy 88th Birthday! pic.twitter.com/2WPQ2HfXg3 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 29, 2013 Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: Lindsay’s birthday...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

88 Birthday Wishes For Ted Lindsay

"Terrible Ted" turns 88 today so how about watching a Legends of Hockey feature on him below.     Ted Lindsay, Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio Continue reading "88 Birthday Wishes For Ted Lindsay"
Via Kukla's Korner
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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