Bob Probert’s Last Ride [video]

He lost the fight of his life

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The former NHL Detroit Red Wing and Chicago Blackhawks tough guy, Bob Probert, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2010 after suffering chest pains while boating with his family.  Probert was arguably the all time greatest NHL fighter but also had great skills, leadership qualities and a big heart.

He was taken to his final destination on a Harley-Davidson sidecar before about 1,000 mourners.  Probert was 45 years old on his passing, he leaves behind his wife Dani, son Jack and two daughters, Brogan and Tierney.

A news clip and some Probert highlights after the jump.

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  • http://factorypowerhouse.com Dason

    Dang, that’s so sad that he died. And not to be rude or discourteous, kind of funny that he was taken to his grave on the sidecar of a Harley Davidson.