CHICAGO — Hall of Fame forward bobby Hull is not any longer serving as a team ambassador for the Blackhawks.
Hull vie for Chicago for fifteen years, collecting 604 goals and 549 assists. He was named a Blackhawks ambassador in an exceedingly ceremony with fellow Hall of Famer Stan Mikita in 2008.
The Blackhawks said Mon they’re redefining the role of team ambassador when Mikita died in 2018 and Tony Esposito died in August.
“When it involves bobby, specifically, we have a tendency to collectively united earlier this season that he can retire from any official team role,” the team said in an exceedingly statement.
Hull, 83, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1983 and had his No. 9 sweater retired by the Blackhawks that very same year. whereas Hull was a star player, he has had many disturbing episodes off the ice up the years.
Hull was condemned of assaulting a police officer who intervened in an exceedingly dispute with then-wife Deborah in 1986. He also was accused of battery, however that charge was born when Deborah told authorities she did not need to testify against her husband, a prosecuting attorney told the Chicago apsis.
Hull’s second wife, Joanne, defendant him of abuse throughout AN interview with ESPN for a 2002 show.
A Russian newspaper reported in 1998 that Hull said adolf hitler “had some good ideas.” Hull denied creating the comment, business it “false and defamatory.”