Bobby Orr - "The Goal"

On May 10, 1970, photographer Ray Lussier captured one of the most famous ice hockey photos in history. Boston Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr (born March 20, 1948) flies through the air after scoring the Stanley Cup winning goal in overtime. It completed a four game sweep of the St. Louis Blues.

Orr is one of, if not the best defenseman to ever play in the NHL. He is the only defenseman to win the league's scoring title, which he did twice. He won the league's defenseman of the year award (Norris Trophy) eight straight years, and won the MVP award (Hart Trophy) three straight years. Knee injuries ended his career after 12 seasons - ten years in Boston and parts of two seasons with Chicago. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame at 31 years old.

In 2010, a bronze statue of Orr diving through the air was unveiled outside of the Bruins home arena.
213 views
Views by date
UnratedRate as 1Rate as 2Rate as 3Rate as 4Rate as 5Rate as 6Rate as 7Rate as 8Rate as 9Rate as 10

Collections

Comments

Policies

Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links)

Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload
Share:

Comments

Policies

Please log in if you don't want to post anonymously (anonymous users cannot post links)

Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload
milwhcky picture
@ 2012-11-09 19:02:28