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Hockey great Ted 'Teeder' Kennedy dies at 83

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PORT COLBORNE, Ontario (AP) - Ted "Teeder" Kennedy, a former Toronto Maple Leafs captain and Hockey Hall of Famer, has died at 83.

His son, Mark, says he died Friday of congestive heart failure at a nursing home in his hometown of Port Colborne.

Kennedy spent 14 years in the NHL, all with the Maple Leafs. He won five Stanley Cups and was a five-time All-Star. The center captained Toronto from 1948 to 1955, when he won the Hart Trophy as league MVP. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1966.

He finished his career with 231 goals and 329 assists in 696 games. He had 29 goals and 31 assists in 78 playoff games.

In addition to his son, he is survived by his wife, Doreen, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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