10/14/2013 11:43 EDT | Updated 12/14/2013 05:12 EST

Bobby Orr tells his story on The National

Hockey legend Bobby Orr is finally telling his story.

On Monday night's edition of CBC's  host Peter Mansbridge chats with the Hall of Famer who redefined the meaning of being an NHL defenceman (9 p.m. ET on CBC News Network, 10/10:30 p.m. NT on CBC Television).

The former Boston Bruins great and three-time NHL MVP gives a candid interview in his hometown Parry Sound, Ont., where he grew up and played hockey on the open ice of Georgian Bay.

He tells Mansbridge about his remarkable career, his knee injuries, and his famous 1970 Stanley Cup winning goal. Orr also reveals his concerns about the game today, at the junior level and in the NHL.

The interview comes ahead of Orr's new book, Orr: My Story, which releases Tuesday by G.P. Putnam's Sons.

Watch a behind the scenes video of the interview above.