Ask any hockey fan to craft a list of the top players to ever lace up a pair of skates in the NHL, and the name Bobby Orr will inevitably appear at some position in the top five. The spot is not always the same, and many fans and journalists will make valid cases for Wayne Gretzky or Gordie Howe. When asked about the best player in hockey, Orr himself will always say, without hesitation, that the greatest is Howe.
In fact, most of what you will find in ORR: MY STORY has nothing to do with Orr's individual achievements. This is not a memoir through which he takes the opportunity to pat himself on the back and justify his own argued greatness. Instead, he gracefully lays out the story of h