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Lefty Birthday – Ice Hockey Player Brett Hull

Famous Lefthander Birthday, August 9

Hockey player Brett Hull

Brett Andrew Hull  was born on August 9, 1964 in Ontario, Canada and raised in Chicago, U.S. He is a former NHL player. He is the son of Bobby Hull and nephew of Dennis Hull, both former NHL ice hockey players. Hull is also known as “The Golden Brett,” which is a play off of his father’s nickname, “The Golden Jet.” He played for the Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings and Phoenix Coyotes. 

Lefty Birthday – Hockey Player

Famous Lefthander Birthday, August 4 – Ice Hockey Player

Joseph Henri Maurice "Rocket" Richard

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Joseph Henri Maurice “Rocket” Richard, Sr., was born on August 4, 1921 in Montreal, Quebec. He was a professional ice hockey player who played for the Montral Canadiens (1942-1960.) Known as ”Rocket,” he was the most prolific goal-scorer of his era.

Richard won the Stanley Cup eight times in Montreal, captain of four straight cup wins from 1957-1960, and won the Hart Trophy in 1947. He was elected eight times to the first all-star team and six times to the second all-star team, and played in every National Hockey League All-Star Game from 1947 to 10 1959. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1961, the customary three-year waiting period being waived in his honour.  He died at the age of 78, May 27. 2000.

Lefty Birthday – Hockey Player Ted Lindsay

Famous Lefthander Birthday, July 29 – Hockey Player Ted Lindsay

Robert Blake Theodore “Ted” Lindsay, born in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, on July 29, 1925, is a former professional ice hockey forward player. He played for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks. He helped to organize the National Hockey League Players’ Association. In his career, Ted Lindsay scored over 800 points, won the Art Ross Trophy in 1950. He also won the Stanley Cup four times.