- For the Most Valuable Defenseman Award presented by the Central Hockey League (1963–84), see Bobby Orr Trophy (CHL).
|Bobby Orr Trophy|
|Given for||Eastern Conference playoff champions|
|Most wins||Barrie Colts & Ottawa 67's (4)|
|Most recent||Ottawa 67's|
The Bobby Orr Trophy is awarded annually to the champion of the Eastern conference playoffs in the Ontario Hockey League. It was first awarded in 1999. The winning team competes for the J. Ross Robertson Cup in the OHL finals versus the Wayne Gretzky Trophy winner.
The trophy is named in honour of Bobby Orr, a graduate of the Oshawa Generals, and a recurring coach in the CHL Top Prospects Game. Orr played and 193 games with the Generals from 1962 to 1966, scoring 280 points. He won the J. Ross Robertson Cup in the 1965–66 season, and led the Generals to a 1966 Memorial Cup appearance.
List of winners of the Bobby Orr Trophy.
- Bell, Aaron (2017). 2017–18 OHL Media Information Guide (PDF). Scarborough, Ontario: Ontario Hockey League. pp. 144–159.
- Johnston, Patrick (March 23, 2020). "COVID-19 forces cancellation of CHL playoffs and 2020 Memorial Cup". The Province. Retrieved March 24, 2020.