Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Howard Cosell. Howard Cosell, the legendary sportscaster, announced in October 1978 that Orr had retired, though it later turned out he had mistaken Orr for Bobby Hull, who was also contemplating leaving the game. A few days later, Orr called Cosell and told him he was indeed retiring and asked him to attend the press conference. Cosell refused, jokingly saying that he didn't "cover old news."
|After numerous knee problems, the Bruins parted with Orr. Which team did he sign with to continue his career in the NHL?||The Great Bobby Orr
Chicago Black Hawks. Orr, who had struggled with his left knee and played only 10 games in 1975-76, felt as though Boston no longer wanted him and signed instead with the Chicago Black Hawks.
First career shattering knee injury. Missed majority of 1975-76 season recovering from knee injury suffered in training camp, September 22, 1975. Although he played 10 games before being put on the injurie list, scoring 5 goals and registering 13 assists for 18 points.
|How many consecutive Norris trophies did Orr win as league best on defense? ||The Great Bobby Orr
8. He held that title between 1968 and 1976.
|In 1970-71 Orr went berzerk. He lead the league in assists and points winning the Art Ross and the Hart. What were his final stats for that year?||The Great Bobby Orr
37 goals 102 assists 139 points. 102 assists and 139 points by a defenseman are records that were still standing at the end of season 2002-2003.
|46 goals was the most goals that Orr scored in a season. When was that season?||The Great Bobby Orr
74-75. He scored 46 goals and had 89 assists that year winning the Art Ross for a second time.
Hart trophy. Not even Gordie won the MVP award more than two years in a row before Orr did it in 70, 71, and 72.
|When Bobby Orr scored 100 points for the first time in 1969-70, he finished the season with 120 points. How many goals and assists did he have?||The Great Bobby Orr
33 goals 87 assists. It was the first time a defenseman lead the league in scoring.
|When the Bruins retired Orr's jersey in 1979, they hung up on the ceiling of the old Boston Garden the number 4 jersey. But what was Orr's first number with the Bruins?||The Great Bobby Orr
27. That was the number he wore all his junior career. He only wore it one season with the Bruins.
Once. Bobby was named eight times to first all-star team. Only one time at the end of his rookie season in 1967.
|In 1971, Bobby Orr won the Lou Marsh trophy. To whom is this award handed to annually?||The Great Bobby Orr
Canada's outstanding athlete of the year. Lou Marsh Trophy is an award handed out annually to Canada's outstanding athlete by the Toronto Star.
|In 1970, the Bruins won the Stanley Cup on the most famous goal of all time scored in the NHL by Bobby Orr. Who made the pass to Bobby Orr on that goal?||The Great Bobby Orr
Derek Sanderson. The Bruins, a team that hadn't won the Cup in 29 years, were attempting to sweep the St. Louis Blues in the finals. Game four went into overtime. Orr had taken Derek Sanderson's pass from the corner and flashed in front of the net to bury it behind Blues goalie.
|During his rookie season, Orr was second in scoring by defenseman. Who was first?||The Great Bobby Orr
Doug Mohns. Mohns , who played for Chicago, scored 60 points that year. Orr scored 41.
|We all know that Bobby Orr won the Calder trophy in 66-67, but do you remember who was the runner-up?||The Great Bobby Orr
Ed Van Impe , Chicago Black Hawks. Sanderson and Selby were Calder winners respectivly the year after and the year before Orr won the Calder.
Detroit Red Wings. He blocked a shot by Gordie Howe.
|When he played his first game in the NHL with Boston, how old was Bobby Orr?||The Great Bobby Orr
18. 18 year-old Orr impressed the home crowd and the many reporters with his defensive abilities.
14. The Boston Bruins went to unusual lengths to land the small prospect. When Orr was 14, Boston made arrangements for him to play with the Oshawa Generals in the metro Junior A League.
|Which former NHL defenseman coached Bobby Orr when he was 11 and 12 years old?||The Great Bobby Orr
Bucko McDonald. At 5'10" and a solid 205 pounds, Wilfred McDonald was known in hockey circles simply as Bucko.Although an all-star defenseman in his own right, many best remember Bucko McDonald as the man responsible for turning Bobby Orr into a defenseman. McDonald coached Orr in peewee and bantam hockey.
Parry Sound , Ontario. This town only claim to fame was seeing the birth on March 20, 1948, of this hockey legend.