// Bobby Orr

Video: Shawn Thornton, Heidi Watney, Bobby Orr In Dropkick Murphys Music Video

When you say music and Boston, other than thinking about the band Boston, you must think about the Dropkick Murphy’s. In their latest jam called “Going Out In Style,” the music video features Bruins legend and SoB Hall of Famer Bobby Orr and enforcer Shawn Thornton, as well as cameo appearances by Kevin Youkilis and […]

Bobby Orr Enshrined in SoB Hall of Fame

Last year, to mark the end of the first decade of the new millennium, we here at Sports of Boston opened our virtual doors to the Sports of Boston Hall of Fame to honor the greatest players in Boston sports history. In our inaugural ceremony, we enshrined the late and great Ted Williams, the Red Sox […]

Who Makes Up Your “Mt. Rushmore of Hatred?”

Hatred. We all have it, whether we admit it or not. As sports fans, we’re fueled by hatred. There wouldn’t be rivalries if it weren’t for hatred. We wouldn’t get so emotional after big games, win or lose, if it weren’t for hatred of the opponent. This week, two of the world’s most hated athletes […]

Video: Menino at Bobby Orr Ceremony – “Varitek” Splits the Uprights?

Leave it to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to mess up what was otherwise a nice moment outside the TD Garden on Monday. At a ceremony revealing a statue of Bobby Orr on the 40th anniversary of “The Goal” (Orr’s dive after scoring the game-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup), Menino spoke of other great […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Flyers, Game 5

The Bruins will take their second shot at knocking the Flyers out of the Cup hunt tonight, as the series returns to the TD Garden for Game 5 with Boston enjoying a 3-1 lead. Boston had their chances to complete the four-game sweep of Philly on Friday night, but an overtime goal by Simon Gagne […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins-Penguins, Thursday March 18th

Who knew? There’s apparently a little hockey game at TD Garden this evening. The much anticipated homecoming for the Boston Bruins (31-26-12) is finally here, as they host Matt Cooke and the Pittsburgh Penguins (41-24-5) after a season-long seven-game road trip. Any preview of this game has to obviously start with Pittsburgh’s Matt Cooke. Cooke […]

Winter Classic Destined To Be a Classic

Fenway Park was on the edge of its collective seat for the third annual Winter Classic. It was a close, tough match, but the Boston Bruins somehow clawed out a 2-1 victory at the end. The 1st period was nothing special, really. Some back and forth action, with a nice looking save or two on each […]