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Orr, Robert Gordon (Bobby)

Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Hockey Player


1948 - Born in Parry Sound, Ontario Canada on the 20th of March.


1966-1976 - Played for the Boston Bruins.


1970 - Only player in history to win four major NHL awards in one season.


         - He led the Bruins in a march through the playoffs that culminated on May 10th.


         - He doubled his scoring total from the previous season to 120 points.


1971 - Led the Bruins to the Stanley Cup.


         - Recieved his second Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.


1973 - His knee problems took an increasing toll.


1776-1977 - Played for the Chicago Black Hawks.


1976 - Despite several knee operations that left him playing in severe pain, Orr was named the most valuable player in the Canada Cup.


1979 - Was famous for not encashing a Chicago Black Hawks pay check, stating that he was paid to play hockey and would not accept a salary if he wasn't playing.


         - Retired having scored 270 goals and 645 assists in 657 games, adding 953 penalty minutes.


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