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Hull, Bobby

(Robert Marvin Hull, Jr.), 1939–, Canadian hockey player. Considered to be the best left wing in the sport's history, Hull was skating from age three and began playing with the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 1957–58 season. He played 15 seasons with them before joining the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association (WHA) for 1972–79 and then the Hartford Whalers (NHL) for the 1980–81 season. Hull led the NHL in scoring three times (1959–60, 1961–62, 1965–66) and was most valuable player twice (1964–65, 1965–66). He was also named most valuable player in the WHA for 1972–73.
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Former Chicago Blackhawk Bobby Hull who is considered one of hockey's greatest players.
Patrick Kane, who recorded his 500th assist against Washington on Saturday, needs 18 more to pass Steve Larmer for fifth place in Blackhawks history and 50 more to pass Bobby Hull.
Perruqueries also features a song about Canadian hockey legend Bobby Hull and his well-known toupee, this time sung by Tyler Duncan where Morlock cleverly weaves in a musical reference to the "Hockey Night in Canada" theme.
Freedman leaves no stone unturned in the franchises' history, from opening day to current day, and provides snapshots of Chicago legends like Michael Jordan, Ernie Banks, Mike Ditka, Frank Thomas and Bobby Hull alongside tales of franchise curses, Stanley Cup parades, Super Bowl Shuffles and World Series fixes.
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There were descriptions of Bobby Hull and his then-novel curved-blade stick and the blistering slap-shots it produced; Stan Mikita, an on-ice pugilist who finally learned to control his temper and ultimately perfected the art of the pass from behind the net; and my dad's favorite, keeper Glenn Hall, who had goal-tended the Hawks to their last Cup in 1961 .
It's usually reserved for the likes of Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle and Eddie Mathews when you're talking all-time home runs, or hockey greats Bobby Hull, Maurice Richard and Stan Mikita with career goals.
Sports stars Bobby Hull, Mike Ditka and Carl Yastrzemski were born in 1939.
As well, the "Golden Jet" Bobby Hull was in attendance and watched one of Wynter's games in February 2010, when Cyr's team, the Lumsden Lions took on a Yorkton team.
This is the face of a man who tended goal without a mask, a face that has been rearranged by slapshots from the likes of Bobby Hull and "Boom Boom" Geoffrion:
So what do you think of the whole Bobby Hull thing?