Bobby Hull is a famous ice hockey player.
He played 15 seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks.
He has been married three times and has 7 children.
Bobby died on January 30, 2023, aged 84.
Bobby Hull, considered one of the greatest Canadian ice hockey players of all time, died on January 30, 2023. Bobby was 84 years old when he died. Former NHL student confirms Bobby’s death Twitter and mentioned his incredible achievements in the sport. Bobby ranks as the all-time top scorer for the Chicago Black Hawks, with 604 goals in his 15 seasons for the team, according to NBC Sports. Bobby retired from the NHL in 1980 after 23 years.
Bobby is an iconic and beloved figure in ice hockey. But he also had a few controversies throughout his life. Here’s everything you need to know about Bobby Hull after his death.
He’s a legend in the NHL.
Bobby began his NHL career in 1957 and played 15 of 16 seasons with the Chicago Black Haws. He led the team to win the Stanley Cup for the third time in 1961. Bobby was nicknamed the “Golden Jet” because of his impressive performance on the skating rink. After leaving Black Haws, he went on to play for the Winnipeg Jets and Hartford Whalers. Bobby finished his NHL career with 610 goals, 560 assists and 1,170 points in 1,063 games, according to NBC Sports. He officially retired in 1980 to take care of his girlfriend Claudia Allen, who was injured in a car accident. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983.
His brother is a hockey player.
bobby’s younger brother Dennis Hull, 78 years old, is also an NHL star. Dennis is nicknamed the “Silver Jet” and played with Bobby on the Black Hawks for eight seasons. Dennis played a total of 14 seasons in the NHL with the Black Hawks and Detroit Red Wings. He retired in 1978, two years before his brother.
He allegedly made pro-Nazi comments.
Bobby was involved in a number of controversies in the late 1990s. He was quoted by Moscow Times Leave a positive comment about Hitler and Nazi Germany, according to NBC Sports. Bobby is said to have denied making these comments and said he was “deeply offended” by the “false statements”.
Bobby was married three times.
Bobby’s first marriage was Joanne McKay. He married another woman and later a woman named Deborah in his second and third marriages. Both Joanne and Deborah accused Bobby domestic violence after their respective marriages. Bobby did not confess to those charges, though he did plead guilty to beating one of the arresting officers, which resulted in a $150 fine and six months of court supervision, according to GAME.
He has 7 children.
Bobby has a total of seven children, five from his marriage to Joanne. His son Brett Hull play in the NHL. His other sons bart, Bobby Jr.., and Blake All also play hockey. Bobby’s fifth child with Joanne is a girl Michelle, who became a figure skater. He had another daughter, jessica, with girlfriend Claudia Allen. His seventh child was a daughter named Beth Carriero Andersonwhose mother is a woman from Ontario, Canada, according to online reports.