Brett Hull is a Canadian-American former professionaly ice hockey player and general manager. He played college hockey for the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, where he scored 52 goals in 1985–86.
He played for the Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings and Phoenix Coyotes between 1986 and 2005. His career total of 741 goals is the fourth highest in NHL history, and he is one of five players to score 50 goals in 50 games (both as of 2021). He was a member of two Stanley Cup winning teams – in 1999 with the Dallas Stars and with the 2002 Detroit Red Wings. He had five consecutive NHL seasons of at least 50 goals. His 86 goals in 1990–91 is the third highest single-season total in NHL history. Hull won the Hart Memorial Trophy and Lester B. Pearson Award that year as the league's MVP. He was named a first team all-star on three occasions and played in eight NHL All-Star Games. Having dual citizenship in Canada and the United States, Hull was eligible to play for either Canada or the United States internationally and chose to join the American National Team. He was a member of the team that won the 1996 World Cup of Hockey and was a two-time Olympian, winning a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Hull was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009, joining his father Bobby. In 2017 Hull was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history. As of 2021, Hull is an executive vice president of the NHL's St. Louis Blues.