View Full Version : Bob Probert

The Boss
03-02-2011, 22:39
Deadspin had this (http://deadspin.com/#!5775059) article about the late great Bob Probert:

Hockey Enforcer Bob Probert Suffered Degenerative Brain Disease

The brain researchers to whom Bob Probert donated his postmortem brain will announce Thursday that the late NHL tough-guy suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died of a heart attack last summer.

You can argue that a few others may have been equal at times to Bob Probert, but nobody was a better enforcer in his prime. Bob died of a heart attack I believe about a year ago, and with this story I think it is a good idea to have a Bob Probert appreciation/dedication thread.

Maybe we can post some videos in remembrance:



Jersey John
03-03-2011, 08:28
Very nice, heres a fight with Glen Cochrane in which Bob stats landing upper cuts at the end, and effectively ends things


The Boss
03-03-2011, 23:34
Tremendous shots by Probie! Its rare to see full swings in hockey fights

03-04-2011, 23:50
Nice! I'm using the phone now or id post the fights with Domi, they had a few good ones didn't they?

The Boss
03-05-2011, 12:11
And we have Tie Domi vs Bob Probert. I think this was their first match up ever. I miss these early 90's fighters. When i was younger you would almost just follow who your guy would be fighting whenever you had a non division game.


I just want to add that Domi got his ass handed to him in this fight

Jimmy from Brooklyn
03-07-2011, 22:15
Probert was a brutal fighter. RIP