Teddy Saunders

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Teddy Saunders
Born (1911-08-29)August 29, 1911
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Died May 21, 2002(2002-05-21) (aged 90)
Aurora, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Ottawa Senators (NHL)
Springfield Indians (CAHL)
Boston Cubs (CAHL)
Detroit Olympics (IHL)
Philadelphia Arrows (CAHL)
St. Paul Saints (AHA)
Cornwall Flyers (QSHL)
Playing career 1930–1944

Clarence Arthur "Ted, Teddy" Saunders (August 29, 1911 – May 21, 2002) was a professional ice hockey player who played 19 games in the National Hockey League with the Ottawa Senators in their final season of 1933–34. He played for the Ottawa Commandos which won the 1943 Allan Cup. Before his death, he was the last surviving member of the original Ottawa Senators.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Saunders was born on August 29, 1911, the youngest of nine children, in Ottawa, Ontario. He grew up in Ottawa and played minor hockey there before turning professional. He joined the Canadian Army for World War II and was trained as a dental technician. After the war, he settled in Ottawa and started a dental laboratory making crowns and dentures.


  • October 4, 1933 — traded to Ottawa by Boston with Perk Galbraith and Bob Cook for Bob Gracie.
  • December 8, 1933 — traded by Ottawa Senators to Detroit Olympics for cash.


  • Podnieks, Andrew (2003). Players:The ultimate a-z guide of everyone who has ever played in the NHL. Doubleday Canada. ISBN 0-385-25999-9. 
  1. ^ Podnieks, pg. 762

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