Another Bobby Orr Was Drafted to the NHL

Robert Orr, AKA Bobby Orr, was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes - but sadly, he's not a defenseman.
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Robert Orr

Bet you there were at least a few eyebrows raised on Saturday.

In the fifth round, the Carolina Hurricanes drafted forward Robert Orr from the Halifax Mooseheads. 

Not related to the legendary defenseman of the same name, Orr is an energetic forward out of Beaconsfield, Quebec. Many believed he'd go in the top 100 of the draft, but with everyone's rankings all over the place due to the odd year, Orr fell to later in the selection process.

In a press release put out by the Mooseheads, the team clarified that Orr was named after his grandfather, not the former Boston Bruins superstar.


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