Bobby Orr Doesn’t Like Being Called ‘Puck Hog,’ Says Passion Was Key to His Game

by NESN Staff

October 13, 2013

Borry Orr is known for many things in the hockey world, but the descriptor he likes the least is that of a “puck hog.”

Orr scored 270 goals in his 12-year NHL career, which ranks him seventh all time among defenseman. Given the high number of goals from the blueliner, it’s no surprise that some jealous types gave him grief. The famous Bruins defenseman was asked about that title in an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, and he explained that it wasn’t something he liked very much.

Orr, who just released a new self-entitled book Orr, sat down with CBS correspondent Mo Rocca to discuss the new book, his favorite memories from his long career and the passion that played such a big role in it.

Check out No. 4 chatting it up and even skating a little in the video below.

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