Photos: A look back at Bobby Orr on his 65th birthday

 

Bobby Orr is turning 65 on March 20. Here is a look back at the hockey legend's career

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Bobby Orr (left) and Harry Sinden taken in 1966. Copied from book called Hockey Hall Of Fame.</div>
 

Bobby Orr (left) and Harry Sinden taken in 1966. Copied from book called Hockey Hall Of Fame.

Photograph by: Handout, PNG files

 
<div id="page1">Bobby Orr (left) and Harry Sinden taken in 1966. Copied from book called Hockey Hall Of Fame.</div>
Boston Bruins' Bobby Orr gets tripped by St. Louis Blues defenceman Noel Picard after scoring the 1970 Stanley Cup-winning goal in overtime, in this iconic photo by Ray Lussier.
Bobby Orr #4 of Team Canada skates against Team Czechoslovakia during the 1976 Canada Cup, September, 1976.
Bobby Orr of Team Canada celebrates with teammates Reggie Leach (on the right) and Denis Potvin (helmeted, in the background) during a 1976 Canada Cup final game held at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on Sept. 13, 1976.
Left to right: Hall of Famers Bobby Orr, Denis Potvin and Bobby Clarke of Team Canada celebrate the championship final win over Czechoslovakia at the 1976 Canada Cup tournament, held at the Montreal Forum on Sept. 15, 1976.
Defenceman Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins wheels away from checker Ron Ellis of the Toronto Maple Leafs during a National Hockey League game at the Boston Garden in the early 1970s.
Canada&#8217;s Bobby Orr (wearing a Czechoslovakia jersey) accepts the tournament most valuable player award after the 1976 Canada Cup final win over Czechoslovakia at the Montreal Forum on Sept. 15, 1976. In the background behind Orr, also wearing a red Czech jersey and white hockey socks, is Canada&#8217;s Bobby Hull, and on the right in the background in the red Czech jersey and goalie pads is Canada&#8217;s star goalie Rogie Vachon.
Bobby Orr (left) and Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins confer prior to a face-off during a 1973-74 National Hockey League game at the Boston Garden.
This May 10, 2010 file photo shows Boston Bruins hockey great Bobby Orr waving to the crowd during an unveiling ceremony for a statue of Orr, in front of the TD Garden sports arena, in Boston.
Canada Cup hockey tournament creator, NHL Players Association head and player agent Alan Eagleson is photographed at the Team Canada bench in August 1976 during training for the first Canada Cup tournament. Behind Eagleson is Hall of Fame-bound defenceman Bobby Orr. As in this photo, Eagleson would turn his back on Orr, his first NHL client, just a few years later, and the two men have been bitterly separated for about 25 years.
Orr high-fives Bruins fan Nicholas Tsaboukos, 9, during a meet with fans at the Chevrolet Plaza in Ville Saint-Laurent in Montreal on Thursday, October 7, 2010. Orr is the spokesman for the Chevrolet Safe & Fun Hockey program.
A 1968 photo of Bobby Orr and Tedd Green in the dressing room.
An 18-year-old Bobby Orr with noted hockey writer Red Fisher.
File photo of Toronto's Pat Quinn (23) and Boston Bruin's Bobby Orr (4) going at each other.
A 1972 photo of Team Canada's send off from Montreal. Brad Park is pictured with Orr.
Orr laughs as he plays with a child at the Sportplexe 4 Glaces in Pierrefonds in Montreal on Saturday, October 9, 2010. Orr was present to participate in the Chevrolet Safe & Fun Hockey program which promotes safe and fun hockey practice for children.
Bobby Orr (third from left) joins Anne Murray, Jacques Villeneuve, Betty Fox, Barbara Ann Scott-King, Romeo Dallaire, Julie Payette and Donald Sutherland in  carrying the Olympic flag during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olypics at BC place venue on February 12, 2010 in Vancouver.
Bobby Orr is the only defenceman to win the NHL scoring title with 120 points in 1969-70.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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