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Orbis Magnus
Trophy awarded to the winners of the Super Cup.
Ord, Terry (1965- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1989.
Ordódy, Béla (- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1927 European Championship and the 1928 Olympics.
Örebro IK (Vikings)
Logo © HC Orebro
Örebro, Sweden. Founded in 1908 as Örebro SK. Now known as HC Örebro. The team played 6 seasons in the top Swedish divisions.
Home ice : Toyotahallen
Team colours : red, white & black
Örebro SK
See Örebro IK
O'Ree, William Eldon 'Willie' (1935- )
Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Left-wing. An accident playing hockey as a junior left him blind in one eye. He had a career that covered three decades 1951-79 - his first season was with Fredericton Merchants and his final season was played with San Diego Hawks. He became the first black player in NHL history on the 18th January 1958 when he played for Boston Bruins in a 3-0 win over Montreal Canadiens at the Forum. See "The Autobiography of Willie O'Ree : Hockey's Black Pioneer"
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins 1957-58 & 1960-61, Los Angeles Blades 1961-67, San Diego Gulls 1967-72, New Haven Nighthawks 1972-73 and San Diego Gulls 1973-74.
Honours : Won the Lester Patrick Trophy in 200
O'Reilly, Terry (1951- )
Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing. Boston Bruins 2nd pick (14th overall) in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft.
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins (one game) & Boston Braves 1971-72 and Boston Bruins 1972-85. Coached Boston Bruins 1986-87 (started season as assistant coach, promoted to head coach when Butch Goring was fired), Boston Bruins 1987-89 and New York Rangers (assistant) 2002- .
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1975 & 1978.
Captain of the Boston Bruins 1983-85.
His number 24 jersey has been retired by Boston Bruins.
Organ, Jamie (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Guildford Flames 1997-98.
Medals : Won the British National League Play-off Championships in 1998.
Won the British National League 1997-98.
Won the Southern Premier League 1997-98.
Honours : BIHWA All-Star goalie 1998.
Origin of Ice Hockey
There are 17th Century paintings which appear to show people playing hockey on ice in The Netherlands.  Three Canadian towns claim to be the birthplace of ice hockey - Halifax, Kingston and Windsor.
Original Six
The term describes the six teams who were the NHL during the period 1942-67 - Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Orilla Terriers
Logo ©
Orilla, Ontario, Canada. Played in the Ontario Senior Hockey League.
Home ice : 
Team colours : 
Orlando, Gaetano 'Gates' (1962- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for Italy in the 1998 Olympics and in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Orlando, Jimmy (- )
Club Career : Played for Detroit Red Wings.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1943.
Orlando Arena [web site]
Orlando, Florida, USA. Opened in January 1989. Now known as the TD Waterhouse Centre.
Home ice for : Orlando Solar Bears (1996-01)
Capacity : 15,948
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Orlando Seals [web site]
Logo © Orlando Seals
Orlando, Florida, USA. Played in the Atlantic Coast Hockey League 2002-03, the World Hockey Association 2 2003-04 and planned to play in the the Southern Professional Hockey League 2004-05 but lost its venue and was forced to suspend play for one season. The Orlando Arena was the planned home ice for the 2004-05 season but a lease dispute with the City of Orlando terminated the agreement. The Southern Professional Hockey League agreed that the Seals could join its league from the 2005-06 season.
Home ice : Orlando Arena
Team colours : red & blue
General manager : Chris LiPuma 2004- 
Head coach : Stan Drulia 2002-03, Jim Paek 2003- 
Orlando Solar Bears
Logo © Orlando Solar Bears
Orlando, Florida, USA. Founded 1995. Played in the International Hockey League in 1996-01. Folded when the IHL folded at the end of the 2000-01 season.
Home ice : Orlando Arena
Team colours : purple, green, orange, grey, blue & black
Affiliations have included : Atlanta Thrashers 1999-01
Orleans Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Home ice for : Las Vegas Wranglers
Capacity : 7,773
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Orleski, Dave (1959- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1978-79.
Orosz, Karoly (- ) 
Forward. 
International Career : Played for Hungary at the 1964 Olympics.
Orr, Robert Gordon 'Bobby' (1948- ) [web site]
Born in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman. Harry Sinden rated Orr as the best player ever. Orr first played in the NHL on 19th October 1966 - his last game was on 1st November 1978. He was the first rushing defenceman and the first defencemen to score over 100 points in a season (1969-70). He was the Leading Scorer in the NHL in 1969-70 (33+87=120) and 1974-75 (46+89=135). Orr had 11 major knee surgeries during his career (missing the entire 1977-78 season due to knee surgery) and had a further two operations after his playing days were over.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1976 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins 1966-76 and Chicago Blackhawks 1976-78.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1970 & 1972.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979 (player).
Won the Calder Memorial Trophy in 1967.
Won the James Norris Memorial Trophy 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74 & 1974-75.
Won the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1970, 1971 & 1972.
Won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1970 & 1972.
Won the Art Ross Trophy in 1970 & 1975.
Won the Lester B Pearson Award in 1974-75.
Canada Cup Tournament MVP in 1976.
Canada Cup All-Star Team 1976.
NHL Plus-Minus Leader in 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974 & 1975.
NHL All-Star First Team
defenceman 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74 & 1974-75.
NHL All-Star Second Team defenceman 1966-67.
NHL All-Star Roster 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 & 1975.
His number 4 jersey has been retired by Boston Bruins.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 4 27
Orskaug, Torbjorn (- )
International Career : Assistant Coach for Norway in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Orsó, László (1976- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1996- .
Club Career : Played for Dunaferr Dunaujvaros.
Orsolini, Lionel (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 1992, 1994 & 1995 World Championships and the 1999 World Championship Qualification Tournament.
Club Career : Played for Chamonix 1991-92.
Honours : Won the Jean-Pierre Graff Trophy in 1991-92.
Ortc, Zdenek (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Ak Bars Kazan.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 7
Orvis, Doug (1933- ) [e-mail d.orvis@sympatico.ca]
Born in Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. Defenceman. Captain of the Washington Lions. Played with Johnny Carlyle, Jackie Dryburgh, Red Imrie and Marshall Key at Edinburgh. His nephews, John Duncan and Mitch Duncan both played in Britain in the 1980s.
Club Career : Played for Selkirk Fishermen 1948-50, Flin Flon Bombers 1950-52, Milwaukee Chiefs 1952-53, Moncton Flyers 1953-54, Washington Lions 1954-57, Johnstown Jets 1957-58 and Edinburgh Royals 1958-59.
Medals : Won the Manitoba Junior B Championships in 1948-49 and 1949-50.
Won the Saskatchewan Junior League Championship in 1951-52.
Won the Eastern Hockey League Championship in 1954-55.

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