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BOBBY ORR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bobby Orr on Speed in the NHL, 'It's Dangerous'

I was reading this article over on the Sports Net site and I found something that caught my eye. According to former Boston Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr, the speed of the NHL makes it dangerous. Luke Fox, Sportsnet.ca -- Orr on speed: “I played a style that coaches didn’t like. Not many players played like that. When I went to junior, I was 14 (and) owned by the Bruins. But they...
Via Goon's World
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Legend Bobby Orr Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge (Photo)

No. 4 has finally hopped on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge train. Boston Bruins legend Bobby Orr doused himself in freezing water — with a little help from his grandchildren — to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Many other Bruins have accepted the challenge, including winger Brad Marchand, goalie Tuukka Rask and even Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs.Filed under: Boston...
Via NESN.com
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Orr jersey nixes Montreal school's 'Canadiens Jersey Day'

According to CBS Boston, an elementary school in Montreal canceled “Canadiens Jersey Day” for their students today, due to the fact that “someone complained that an 11-year-old girl was told to ditch her Bobby Orr Bruins jersey on a previous Canadiens jersey day.” With bullying awareness at an all-time high, I actually felt myself siding with the school’s administrators...
Via The Awesome Boston
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Orr on fighting: 'Fear of getting beat up' a 'great deterrent from stupidity'

Bobby Orr‘s new book Orr: My Story takes readers on a journey through the life and career of one of the NHL’s all-time greats. To share a few of those stories, the Bruins legend sat down with Dale Arnold for NESN Sports Today on Sunday night. In the interview, Orr touches on his encounter with a cigar-smoking Johnny Bucyk as an 18-year-old rookie, his ugly split with longtime...
Via NESN.com
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL legend pushes Cherry for HOF

Bobby Orr is one of the most respected men in hockey and is one of the greatest players in NHL history. The former Boston Bruins defenseman, whose current job is a player agent, has just released a book titled, "Orr: My Story." The well-respected Orr, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979, recently did a video interview with The Canadian press ( via Yahoo! Sports...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Orr says fighting should stay

Bobby Orr wasn't known as a fighter during his all too brief domination of the NHL. He was, however, unafraid to drop the gloves if need be. He also played on a team and in an era when players were willing and allowed to take care of problems with their own hands -- usually quite literally. While fighting is still a part of today's game, there is certainly an anti-fighting...
Via Fox Sports
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Orr’s Accomplishments Still Celebrated Today As Bruins Legend Turns 65 (Gallery)

Happy birthday, No. 4. Arguably the greatest player ever to lace up skates, Bobby Orr, turned 65 on Wednesday, and that makes it a perfect time to celebrate the Bruins legend’s contributions to that organization, the region and the game itself. Orr was not only one of the greatest defensemen in the history of the game, but he also changed the way we looked at the position. He...
Via NESN.com
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Orr Takes Love for Fishing Into Matchup With Charlie Moore (Video)

Bobby Orr has always been solid on a pond, whether the ice is frozen or not. The Bruins legend also loves to fish, and he was raring for another go when Charlie Moore came calling recently — so much so that Orr was getting some practice in as Charlie approached in his boat-pulling Hummer. An Orr-Moore battle on the pond is one for the ages. Watch a clip of the two together in the...
Via NESN.com
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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