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Bruins to unveil statue depicting Orr's most famous moment outside TD Garden

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FILE--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. The Boston Bruins are unveiling a statue of Bobby Orr in his defining moment.The bronze sculpture depicts the most beloved player in team history flying through the air with his arms outstretched after scoring the goal that clinched the 1970 Stanley Cup championship against the St. Louis Blues. It's scheduled to be unveiled Monday outside the TD Garden. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Boston Herald American, Ray Lussier Author: The Hockey News

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Bruins to unveil statue depicting Orr's most famous moment outside TD Garden

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BOSTON - The Boston Bruins are unveiling a statue of Bobby Orr in his defining moment.

The bronze sculpture depicts the most beloved player in team history flying through the air with his arms outstretched after scoring the goal that clinched the 1970 Stanley Cup championship against the St. Louis Blues. It's scheduled to be unveiled Monday outside the TD Garden.

The ceremony comes on the 40th anniversary of the goal.

Orr is expected to attend along with Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs, Boston Mayor Tom Menino and some of Orr's teammates.

The 600-pound statue is 110 per cent of life size. It was designed by renowned sports sculptor Harry Weber. It will be on permanent display outside the arena.

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Bruins to unveil statue depicting Orr's most famous moment outside TD Garden