Tough Guy

October 25, 2011|
Tough Guy by Bob Probert
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During a notorious career with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks, Bob Probert racked up points, penalty minutes and bar bills, establishing himself as one of the most feared enforcers in the history of the NHL. On the ice, he was a fan favourite. He backed up his teammates one hundred percent, taking on the toughest guys of his era. Off the ice, Probert played hard too. Over his pro career he went through ten stays in rehab, two NHL suspensions, a jail sentence for carrying cocaine across the border and a near-fatal motorcycle crash.

When he died unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 5, 2010, at the age of forty-five, he was hard at work on his memoir with Kirstie McLellan Day, co-author with Theo Fleury of the blockbuster Playing with Fire. Tough Guy is a gripping journey, full of jaw-dropping stories about the toughest bareknuckle fighter in the NHL.

BOB PROBERT, born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, was awinger with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawksbetween 1985 and 2002. A loving husband to Dani and father offour children, Probert died suddenly on July 5, 2010, while withhis family on his boat near Windsor. He was forty-five years old.
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Title:Tough Guy
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.68 in
Published:October 25, 2011
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443404624

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