He also played Senior hockey with the local Foam Lake Flyers of the Fishing Lake Hockey League, winning the league scoring title as a bantam-aged player.
Orr remains the only defenceman to have won the league scoring title with two Art Ross Trophies.
His record for goals by a defenceman stood until Paul Coffey totalled 48 in 1985-86. He won the league scoring title and the Art Ross Trophy for the second time.
Both were right wingers who wore #9, were regular challengers for the league scoring title, and could also play roughly if needed.
Throughout the season, he competed with Manchester United's Ruud van Nistelrooy for the league scoring title, but the Dutchman edged Henry to the Golden Boot by a single goal.
The following year, in 1982–83, English won the league scoring title with an average of 28.4 points per game, while teammate Kiki Vandeweghe placed second averaging 26.7 points.
He then went on to record four assists in a 7–3 win to finish the season with 112 points, passing Ovechkin for the season lead, while also breaking Pavel Bure's franchise record of 110 points, set in 1992–93. Ovechkin failed to register a point in his last game the next day, earning Henrik the League scoring title and making him the first Art Ross Trophy winner in Canucks history.
With Daniel winning the League scoring title, the two became the first brothers to win the Art Ross Trophy in consecutive years.