Ten fun facts about Bobby Hull


Fact 1
Many regard him as one of the greatest players of all time.

Fact 2
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.

Fact 3
He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983.


Fact 4
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.


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is a former Canadian ice hockey player.