Thursday, March 21, 2013

Happy Birthday Bobby Orr

I missed it yesterday but March 20th 2013 was the 65th birthday of the hockey legend Bobby Orr.

Here are just some of the feats accomplished by the Boston defenseman

First defenseman to score 30 goals in a season (1969-70)
First defenseman to score 40 goals in a season  (1974-75)
First player to record 100 assist in a season  (1970-71)
Only Defenseman to lead the league in scoring and the only defenseman to win the Art Ross trophy (2 times)
1969-70 and 1974-75

The only player to win the Norris Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Hart Trophy and Conn Smythe Trophy in the same season (1969-70)
Winner of the Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year 1967
Won the Hart Trophy as regular season league MVP 3 straight seasons (1970,71,72)
The First 2 time winner of the Conn Smythe trophy as Stanley Cup playoffs MVP (1970 and 1972)

Here are The Top Ten Bobby Orr Moments in the NHL

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