Via KK: The NHLPA is sharing seven ‘Ted Takes’

Via Kukla’s Korner on Twitter, the NHLPA is posting videos in which the late Ted Lindsay discusses the lessons he learned and values he upheld throughout his hockey career, as posted on and the NHLPA’s YouTube channel:

Ted Lindsay, the Hockey Hall of Famer who played a pivotal role in forming the original Players’ Association in 1957, left behind a legacy on and off the ice after his passing March 4, 2019.

Mr. Lindsay set an example to follow, and in honour of the impact he had on all players, the NHLPA is sharing his stories, as told by Ted himself.

Each of the stories in this seven-part series is emblematic of the qualities that Ted represented and what made him so highly regarded among his peers, and anyone who had the privilege and pleasure of meeting him. 

The latest installment–a minute-and-a-half vignette-focuses on Lindsay’s discussion as to how he began plaing hockey:

And there are three more videos available in the yet-unfinished 7-part series:

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