Bobby Hull

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Bobby Hull

Robert Marvin "Bobby" Hull, OC (born January 3, 1939) is a former Canadian ice hockey player. Hull was famous for his blond hair and great speed. For that, he got the nickname "the Golden Jet". He had the best slapshot in the time he played. In his 23 years in the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association, he played for the Chicago Black Hawks, Winnipeg Jets and Hartford Whalers.

Sourced quotes

  • "I think for kids it's the most important part of the game. You have to be able to skate forward and backward, stop and start, go from side to side. Those are the basics of the game."[1]
Simple: I think that for children, it is the most important part of ice hockey. You must skate forward and backward, stop and start, and go from side to side. Those are the basics of ice hockey.
What it means: Hull believes that the most important part of ice hockey is skating.

References

  1. Quoted in Andrew Podnieks, "One on One with Bobby Hull," Legends of Hockey.net (2001-12-11)

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