May 8: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: May 8 1970: Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins wins the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player, becoming the first defenseman to win the award since Babe Pratt in 1944. It’s the first of three consecutive MVP awards for Orr, who also wins the Norris Trophy as the […]