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1970 Stanley Cup Finals

1970 Stanley Cup Finals


Bobby Orr goes into orbit after scoring the goal that won the Stanley Cup for the Boston Bruins, May 10,1970, against the St. Louis Blues at Boston Garden. (AP Photo/Boston Herald American, Ray Lussier)

In the final for the third consecutive year, the Blues are outscored 16-4 by Boston in the first three games. The Note puts up a fight during Game 4 in Boston, taking a 3-2 lead in the third period. But the Bruins tie it and 40 seconds into overtime Bobby Orr scores on Glenn Hall to end the series. Frustrated Noel Picard pitchforks Orr through the air for one of hockey’s iconic snapshots.

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Dan O'Neill is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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