Robert Gordon Orr retired way, way too early on Nov 8th, 1978.
Which makes today the day after (35 years ago) the end of the greatest decade for any one defenseman ever.
End of all stories.
And, in the numerical coincidence department...Thirty-Five was also the number of that other Espo brother that Mr. Orr played with in the city of broad shoulders.
Finally...In one more example of how blogging is not hockey, Ian Reid is still plugging away...Go read what he has to say, both about politics (ALR/ALC dismantling and the real agenda of the Snooklandians) and all that other stuff too.