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The Golden Jet: Chicago Blackhawk legend Bobby Hull

Before last year’s victory, you had to have been around in 1961 to see a Chicago Blackhawk hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup. That win – after a rather long franchise drought – was in part due to Mr. Bobby Hull.

On the ice, The Golden Jet’s speed and famous slap shot made him the first player in NHL history to score more than 50 goals in a single season.

And trophies? He’s pretty much won them all. And some numerous times – the Art Ross, The Hart, the Lady Byng.

The 23-year veteran of the league remains one of the all-time goal leaders for the Blackhawks.

Now you can relive his epic feats with the Blackhawks in Hull’s new book - The Golden Jet: A Spectacular Career in Stunning Photographs.

Bobby Hull is currently an official Chicago Blackhawks Ambassador. His sweater, number 9, hangs high above the current reigning champions' home ice.


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