Ted Kennedy

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Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 14, 2009 (83)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Aug 14, 2009 (83)

About

Legendary hockey player who won five Stanley Cups as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1942 to 1957. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966 and is considered by many to be the greatest Leafs player of all time.

Before Fame

His love for hockey was sparked when a family friend took him to see the first two games of the 1932 Stanley Cup Final.

Trivia

In 1998, a poll of hockey experts conducted by Sports Illustrated rated him as having the best face-off ability of any player in NHL history.

Family Life

His father died in a hunting accident just eleven days before his birth. His mother raised him and his three siblings as a single mother.

Associated With

He won multiple Stanley Cups alongside Leafs goaltender Turk Broda.

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