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Encyclopedia > Colton Orr
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
225 lb (102 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
New York Rangers
Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born March 3, 1982 (1982-03-03) (age 25),
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Pro Career 2005 – present

Colton Douglas Orr (born March 3, 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Orr was not drafted by an NHL team and signed as a free agent with the Boston Bruins. He now plays for the New York Rangers, as he was claimed off waivers by them in November 2005. Orr is of no relation to Hall-of-Fame defenceman Bobby Orr, although his nickname among coaches and players on the Rangers is Bobby. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... Winger in hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play on the ice is along the outer playing area. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... Stature redirects here. ... Weight, in the context of human body weight measurements in the medical sciences and in sports is a measurement of mass, and is thus expressed in units of mass, such as kilograms (kg), or units of force such as pounds (lb). ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, , lbm, or sometimes in the United States: #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including the imperial and US and older English systems. ... Kg redirects here. ... NHL redirects here. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Birthday (disambiguation). ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Winnipeg (disambiguation). ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English French (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 14 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th) Area  Ranked 8th Total 647,797... Motto (Latin for From Sea to Sea) Anthem O Canada Royal anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official languages English, French Government Parliamentary democracy and federal constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor General Michaëlle Jean  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper Establishment  -  Act of Union February... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Winnipeg (disambiguation). ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English French (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 14 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th) Area  Ranked 8th Total 647,797... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Robert Gordon Bobby Orr, OC (born March 20, 1948 in Parry Sound, Ontario) is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenseman, and is considered to be one of the greatest hockey players of all time. ...


On December 31, 2006 Orr was suspended 5 games by the NHL for a cross check to the face of Washington Capitals' superstar Alexander Ovechkin, coming in the third period of a December 30 game at Madison Square Garden in New York. Ovechkin was uninjured, but NHL Senior Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell regarded Orr's infraction as "reckless". [1] is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C.. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Alexander Mikhaylovich Ovechkin (AmE IPA: ) (Russian: ; born September 17, 1985 in Moscow, USSR) is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... Colin Campbell (b. ...


Orr scored his first career NHL goal in a February 9, 2007 game against the Tampa Bay Lightning's Johan Holmqvist. is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, USA. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Johan Holmqvist (born May 24, 1978 in Tierp, Sweden) is a Swedish ice hockey goaltender. ...


Orr is most famous for a fight that occurred in a game versus the Philadelphia Flyers. Shortly after the opening faceoff Todd Fedoruk and Colton Orr squared off in what seemed to be a non-event fight. After a few moments Orr was able to free one of his hands and land a solid punch against Fedoruks cheek. The impact concussed, knocked out, and broke the orbital implant of Fedoruk. Fedoruk had an orbital implant put in after Derek Boogaard of the Minnesota Wild broke Fedoruk's orbital bone the season before. The punch that Orr landed was so hard that Orr wrenched from the pain in his hand after the hit,


References

  1. ^ "NHL suspends Rangers' Orr, Capitals' Brashear", NHL, 2006-12-31. Retrieved on 2007-01-05. 

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