Bobby Orr is a former Canadian ice hockey player, counted among the best players of the game. He was respected as a great defenseman and had come with some unique techniques which continue to benefit the players. He started playing from an early age, and his exemplary defense skills made him join the ‘Metro Junior A League’ as a junior with the ‘Boston Bruins Club’. He kept on sharpening his talent to start off his professional career. He scored many goals and was honored with ‘Calder Memorial Trophy’ for being an outstanding rookie. He further followed up by significantly contributing in winning various championships which enhanced his reputation as a player. All through his career, he has made many records including the record for most points in a game by a defender. He has been honored with many awards including ‘Lou Marsh Trophy’. He is one of the greatest player of all time and has given some insightful pieces of wisdom both on-field and off-field. His thoughts and quotes are quoted extensively by people from all walks of life. Take a look at the famous quotes and sayings by Bobby Orr which are sure to inspire you and keep you going.
I've been a very lucky guy. I played on championship teams. I played for Canada. I've won some awards and I'm very proud of those accomplishments. But I don't think there's anything greater than to come home and to be recognized at home. This is the pinnacle.
The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile. And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching - not only the fundamentals of hockey, but also the life values - are sinking in.
Growing up in Canada, most kids from Canada dream of playing in the NHL, and they also hope one day to be on a Stanley Cup team. That was a big goal.
The kids wait for it to be organized. They want to go play all of these tournaments, for a little practice time. I learned my skills by dropping the puck just with the kids. I think that's missing today.
Growing up, if I hadn't had sports, I don't know where I'd be. God only knows what street corners I'd have been standing on and God only knows what I'd have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble.
You hear all the time about European players playing the game. These players that come over at 17, 18 and 19, they just don't all of a sudden become skilled. From the time they were little fellas, they learned the fundamentals of the game. Let them create.