Found August 12, 2012 on
Bobby Orr was one of the greatest hockey players to ever lace up the skates. Playing the majority of his NHL career with the Boston Bruins, Orr is known for having scored one of the most famous goals in the history of the game. On May 10, 1970, Orr scored an overtime game winning goal against the St. Louis Blues that helped the Bruins cap a sweep and give the franchise its’ first Stanley Cup Championship since 1941. But long after his playing days, ones that saw him finish up his illustrious Hall of Fame career with the Chicago Blackhawks, Orr is still a part of the hockey players’ fraternity. Of course, he is a player agent today and runs his own agency, so it is not that far of a stretch. That is why Orr has spoken out in favor of the players in the NHL labor dispute that is in negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. “If we go back to the last collective bargaining agreement, the talk after that was, ‘Gee, the players really got beat on this one,’” Orr...

Bobby Orr, Dropkick Murphys' Singer Ken Casey Team Up for Celebrity Golf Tournament (Video)

The Dropkick Murphys may be known as one of the Boston area's staple bands since 1996, and one of the best to follow in the Irish rocking tradition of The Pogues, but the group takes its local connection very seriously. Original member, vocalist and bassist Ken Casey teamed up with Boston Bruins legend Bobby Orr to present his annual celebrity golf tournament to benefit the Claddagh...

Bobby Orr Says Owners at Fault, Players Not Being Greedy as NHL Faces Possible Lockout

Another NHL collective bargaining agreement, another impending lockout -- but this time, the players can't be blamed, Bruins legend Bobby Orr says. Orr has jumped into the discussion of what owners and players need to do if they want hockey this season, saying the owners are the ones who need to make a deal happen this time, according to CBC News. "I know [the owners are...

Boston Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask’s Girlfriend: Jasmiina Nikkila

A.B. Again I feel like TMZ. But what Bruins fan isn’t curious to see who these Stanley Cup winning, multi million dollar-making athletes are dating? According to The Boston Herald, Tuukka’s girlfriend is fellow Fin Jasmiina Nikkila. There’s not much on the interwebs about Jasmiina, but based on her private facebook page she is from Tampere, Finland and now resides in Boston.

Ty Anderson: Perfect Fits: Five "Dream" Bruins

Stuck in the dog days of summer as we hit August, Boston Bruins blogger Ty Anderson will be writing a blog of your choice in regards to the Bruins, NHL, or anything related through (hopefully) all 31 days of hockey's worst month. To send a request, forward it on over to Ty's email (, Twitter (@_TyAnderson), or private message him via your HockeyBuzz...

Afternoon Line

“Players want their fair share, and that’s what it’s all about and I think it’s very unfair if fans — until they understand and see everything what’s out there — that they suggest that the players are being greedy.” “If we go back to the last collective bargaining agreement, the talk after that was, ‘Gee, the players really got beat on this one.’ So all of...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.