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w2 GOAT Ice Hockey Bobby Orr


Robert Gordon Orr (1948)

ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest at skating speed, scoring, and play-making abilities at the position of defenseman. In 2017 the National Hockey League(NHL) honored as one of the “100 Greatest NHL Players” in history. NHL for 12 seasons, 10 with the Boston Bruins, 2 with the Chicago Black Hawks. Only defenseman with the league scoring title with 2 Art Ross Trophies. Recorded most points and assists in a single season by a defenseman. 8 consecutive Norris Trophies as the NHL’s best defenseman and three consecutive Hart Trophies as the league’s most valuable player (MVP). Orr was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979 at age 31, the youngest to be inducted at that time Orr started age 8 attracting NHL scouts as early as age 12. Orr joined the Oshawa Generals,[4] the Bruins’ junior hockey affiliate, and at age 14 was an all-star 3 of 4 seasons.

With Orr, the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup twice, in 1970 and 1972, and lost in the 1974 Final. In both victories, Orr playoff MVP scored the clinching goals, as the highest-paid player in NHL history as a rookie. His last year was named MVP of the 1976 Canada Cup international hockey tournament. He retired in 1978 at age 30.

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