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Bobby Hull

Bobby Hull

Bobby Hull, a retired Canadian ice hockey player, is considered the best left wing in the sport’s history. He began skating at the age of 3 and began playing with the National Hockey League’s Chicago Black Hawks in the 1957–58 season. 39 more words

PEOPLE AND PLACES HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY

Hot for Teacher: StanBo’s Mid-Term Grade

It’s been 39 days since the Blackhawks took home the chalice, and there are 75 days until regular season puck drop. So this is actually more of a Fall Break grade than a mid-term grade, but since I never experienced Fall Break (unless falling flat on my face and breaking my nose every October I was in college counts), I’m going with mid-term. 1,741 more words

Off-season

Pop Culture Complaints: Taylor Swift Kick in the Ass

Holy shit is the off-season boring. The next 76 days until meaningful hockey can’t pass quickly enough. Tomorrow we’ll get down to grading Stan Bowman’s trades and moves to this point. 1,092 more words

Off-season

Hot, Salty, and Yellow: Journalism and the Hawks

Perhaps you’ve read in the news recently that Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith is getting a divorce. I first heard about it from Sam over at… 2,903 more words

Off-season

The Evolution of the Golden Jet

Bobby Hull was the most exciting hockey player to ever lace up skates. Not only that, he was my favourite player from the time I was old enough to start watching hockey, until he retired in the early 80’s. 117 more words

Aging

WHA's Happening?

So today is Canada Day. Happy Canada to any other Canadians out there and enjoy the BBQ today.

It’s also free agent frenzy day. In both the NBA and NHL it’s the start of silly season where middling players get huge contracts as they are seen as the missing piece of the puzzle. 170 more words

OPC

hat band

Top Hat: You may have missed the hat-themed party they threw for Bobby Hull in Chicago that February in 1969, but never mind: details — and a list of selected hats — are… 33 more words

Artifacts