Ten fun facts about Bobby Hull
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Many regard him as one of the greatest players of all time.
In his 23 years in the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association, Hull played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Winnipeg Jets, and Hartford Whalers.
He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983.
Hull quickly blossomed into a star, finishing second in the rookie of the year balloting his first season.Fact 5
He was well known for his blonde hair, very fast skating speed, and very hard slapshot, which earned him the nickname "the Golden Jet".Fact 6
Hull's younger brother Dennis (nicknamed "the Silver Jet"), starred alongside him with the Chicago Black Hawks for eight seasons, scoring over 300 goals in his own right.Fact 7
He became third hockey player to appear on the cover of Time magazine.Fact 8
In 1998, he was ranked number 8 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players, the highest-ranking left winger.Fact 9
He was an inaugural member of the World Hockey Association Hall of Fame.Fact 10
Hull's third youngest son, Brett Hull (the "Golden Brett"), was a more glittering star yet, finishing his own illustrious career with the third-highest goal total in NHL history. Click here for more people facts ❯
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