Imagine being Bobby Orr. If you are going to a Bruins game at the Garden and need to arrange to meet a friend outside the arena, you could say something like . . .
“Want to meet me at the statue of me at 7 o’clock?’’
How many people get to do that?
Orr never would, of course. He’s too humble. He is a proverbial regular guy who just happens to be the greatest hockey player who ever lived. If it makes you feel any better, you should know that even the great Bobby Orr was unable to stay awake for the third overtime of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final last week in Chicago.
“I was in Vancouver, which was great because the game started at 5 in the afternoon out there,’’ said Orr, who attended Game 3 at TD Garden Monday night. “I stayed up for the first and second overtimes, but then I fell asleep and got up in the middle of the night and checked the sports channel, and the Hawks had gotten that overtime goal.
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