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Chicago Blackhawks Trivia Tuesday!

By Josh Brink
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Bobby Hull (Left) and Jack Evans (Right) take a picture with their newly acquired Stanley Cup in 1961. (Photo courtesy of greatesthockeylegends.com)

C. 16

If you answered 16 you are correct! Bobby Hull wore # 16 from 1957-1961, #7 from 1961-1963, and from 1963-1972 he sported his final and retired Blackhawks #9. The number had become available following veteran forward Tod Sloans retirement and Bobby Hull made the final change during the 1961-62 season. Hull made the switch in honor of his favorite player growing up, Gordie Howe, who he eventually went on to face head-to-head.

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