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Ted Hampson

(December 11, 1936 – )

Born in Toigo, Sask., he captained Flin Flon Bombers when they won the 1957 Memorial Cup….Played professionally until he was 44, then started scouting with NHL Central Scouting. After two years, moved on to the St. Louis Blues (21 years), then Colorado Avalanche (2) and finally Vancouver Canucks (10), retiring in July 2022 at the age of 85….Played 12 seasons in the NHL, spending time with Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, Oakland/California Golden Seals and Minnesota North Stars….  While with Oakland, he was the recipient of the 1969 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey….Also played in the WHA with Minnesota Fighting Saints and Quebec Nordiques….Inducted into Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame (player) in 1986.