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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...
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“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...