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11-17-2011, 09:10 PM
NYR - just lucky
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: New Hampshire
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Park was a great defenseman. Loved his submarine hip checks--his victims doing somersaults in the air. A very canny player with a great shot and a great playmaker--good in his own end and he could fight. Even so--Orr was a generational player--maybe not as tough as Park but putting up multiple 100 point seasons on a pair of bum knees--he was a remarkable player. He changed the way the game was played.
People forget that he was named MVP of Game 8 of the 72 Canada/USSR series.
I recall him doing some commercials for Avis, back in the day Avis had a tag line We're #2 we try harder.
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