Bob Probert

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Birthday
5, 1965
Birthplace
Windsor, Canada
Death Date
Jul 5, 2010 (45)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1965
Birthplace
Windsor, Canada
Death Date
Jul 5, 2010 (45)

About

Former forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, known as a fighter and enforcer, one half of the much-feared Bruise Brothers.

Before Fame

He played with the Brantford Alexanders of the Ontario Hockey League before being drafted by the Red Wings in 1983.

Trivia

He was arrested in 2004 after an altercation stemming from drugs and was subdued with tasers by law enforcement.

Family Life

His father-in-law Dan Parkinson attempted unsuccessfully to save his life with CPR on the day of his death.

Associated With

His funeral was attended by former teammates and rivals, including former Red Wings teammate Dino Ciccarelli.