Funeral Arrangements Set for Lindsay
Red Wings fans will have a chance to pay their respects to Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay, who died Monday at 93 years old.
A public viewing will take place from 9:07 a.m. until 7:07 p.m. at Little Caesars Arena Friday and his funeral will be held Saturday.
Lindsay spent 14 seasons with Detroit. winning the Stanley Cup four times and is credited with beginning the tradition of lifting the cup and skating with the trophy around the ice.
The Red Wings retired his number-seven in 1991 for his play on what was known as the Production Line with Gordie Howe and Sid Abel.
Lindsay was instrumental in forming what would become the NHL Players Association and the organization renamed the league's MVP award in his honor. Nicknamed "Terrible Ted" for his toughness on the ice, he led the NHL in penalty minutes with 1,808 at the end of his career.
He established the Ted Lindsay Foundation in 2001, which has raised more than four-million-dollars for autism research and educational programs.