August 26, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

AgreementContract of Interest

Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollars, the first million dollar contract in NHL history

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
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