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RIP Bob Probert

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Sea Bass, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    He was on a boat on Lake St. Clair, near his hometown of Windsor, ON, when he collapsed. The Ontario Provincial Police haven't confirmed it's him, but Windsor radio is saying it is.

    http://www.windsorstar.com/news/Probert+collapses+boat+Report/3238135/story.html
     
  2. RagingCanuck

    RagingCanuck Guest

    Re: Bob Probert rushed to hospital with vital signs absent

    Toronto Sun is now saying he died.
    http://www.torontosun.com/sports/hockey/2010/07/05/14616581.html
     
  3. Double J

    Double J Active Member

  4. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Re: Bob Probert rushed to hospital with vital signs absent

    NHL.com too. RIP

    http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=533819
     
  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Re: Bob Probert rushed to hospital with vital signs absent

    Wow, one of the few NHL guys I remember watching and enjoying to watch.

    RIP
     
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    A more talented John Kordic who also managed to live a few years longer.

    Still, RIP.
     
  7. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    One of the all time great enforcers

     
  8. JR

    JR Active Member

    A lot of people remember him as a goon but he was a halfway decent hockey player

    RIP. So sad
     
  9. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I remember Probert for three things.

    1. Kicking Tie Domi's ass.
    2. Crashing his motorcycle while strung out on coke.
    3. Being the first pro athlete to sign an autograph for me.
     
  10. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I remember his much-hyped bout with Domi at MSG in 1992. The Rangers were even selling T-shirts with their heights and weights on it to hype it up, then they fought about 10 seconds into the game. The league fined both guys, and the Rangers, because they were flat-out promoting a fight.

    RIP to Probert.
     
  11. misterbc

    misterbc Member

    Agreed....I watched a lot of Red Wings hockey and Probert could play the game, too. In fact I won some hockey pools by picking him strictly for his points.

    It appears he lead a tortured life, by his own hand, but it's sad he died so young.
     
  12. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Domi looks like a midget in that clip.
     
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