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Title:
Remembering Bobby Orr
Author:
MacInnis, Craig.
Publication Information:
Toronto : Stoddart, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780773731967
Format :
Book

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Summary

Bobby Orr was the greatest defenceman the hockey world had ever seen. He was the unanimous choice for rookie of the year in 1967. Twice he led the NHL in scoring, an unprecedented feat. for a defenceman with an unbelievable 120 and 135 points. He was voted the NHL's most valuable player three years in a row. He was named best defenceman eight years in a row. He won playoff MVP honors in leading the Boston Bruins to a Stanley Cup in 1970. He is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, and recently The Hockey News ranked him as the #2 player of all time, and the #1 defenceman.

Now, in this lavishly illustrated book from the greatest sports writers of the dine, you can relive the memories of a player who revolutionized hockey, who dazzled fans every time he stepped on the ice. Bobby Orr was more than just a hockey player. He was living legend, on and off the ice, a gracious and generous man, still cherished by fans and the hockey community.


Table of Contents

Craig MacInnisPaul RimsteadCraig MacInnisRosie DiMannoCraig MacInnisCraig MacInnisJonathan KahnFrank OrrCraig MacInnis
Hockey's All-Time Greatest: Making The Case For Bobby Orrp. 01
Five-Star General: Bobby Orr -- Future Superstar?p. 13
Watching Bobby: A Child's-Eye View of the Young Superstarp. 17
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Bachelor: A Female Perspective on the Orr Phenomenonp. 29
From Zeroes to Heroes: the Making of the Big Bad Bruinsp. 45
Snapshot of the Centuryp. 64
Memories of Beantown: Remembering Bobby's Legacyp. 69
Rating Orr: How Great Was He?p. 77
Cherry on Orr: an Interview With Don Cherryp. 93
What They Said: Quotable Quotes on Bobby Orrp. 109
Career Statisticsp. 112
Career Highlightsp. 113