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Bobby Hull

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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