The Boston Bruins legend took out a full-page ad in the New Hampshire Union Leader on Friday, calling Trump “the kind of teammate I want.”
The ad, which includes a photo of Orr and Trump making a “thumbs up” gesture, was released less than a week before the U.S. election on Tuesday, November 3.
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Orr, born in Parry Sound, Ont., Claims Trump came for Americans “regardless of race, gender or status in life.”
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The 72-year-old has played almost all of his 12 seasons with the Bruins, winning two Stanley Cups, eight Norris Trophies and three Hart Trophies.
He ended his career with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Other top athletes who have recently endorsed Trump include golf legend Jack Nicklaus and former NFL quarterback Brett Favre.
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