Robert Alan "Bob" Probert - Born June 5, 1965 in Windsor, Ontario – Died July 5, 2010 on on Lake St. Clair, Windsor, Ontario was a Canadian ice Hockey left winger, convention speaker and author.
- J. Ross Robertson Cup Champion 1985 with Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
- F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy Champion 1986 with Adirondack Red Wings.
- Calder Cup Champion 1986 with Adirondack Red Wings.
- 1988 NHL All-Star Game player with Campbell Conference team, picking up 1 assist on a 1st period goal by Gretzky.
Probert made his NHL debut with the Detroit Red Wings on November 6, 1985 vs St. Louis Blues at Joe Louis Arena in a 4-2 Detroit win.
Probert scored his 1st NHL goal vs Bob Sauvé of the Chicago Black Hawks at 12:57 of the 3rd period at Joe Louis arena in a 6-3 Chicago win.
Probert got his 1st penalty (2 minutes/roughing) on November 8, 1985 vs Chris Kotsopulos of the Toronto Maple Leafs and his 1st fighting/misconduct penalty on November 11, 1985 (Remembrance Day) vs Craig Coxe of the Vancouver Canucks.
Probert played 935 regular season NHL games, scoring 163 goals (23 GWG with 2 OTG), and 221 assists. He also played 81 NHL playoff games, scoring 16 goals (3 GWG) and 32 assists.
Probert is currently in 5th place for all time NHL penalty minutes with 3,300 and had 274 in the playoffs.
Probert scored the final NHL goal at the historic Maple Leaf Gardens on February 13, 1999 at 11:05 of the 3rd period vs Curtis Joseph.
There is a autobiography on Bob Probert - Tough Guy: My Life on the Edge. Published in 2010.
He is also featured in the book "Bruise Brothers" by Bob Duff.
Probert made a cameo appearance as a Hockey player on the Mike Myers 2008 film The Love Guru, and then appeared in the CBC Battle of the Blades in October, 2009. He and skating partner Kristina Lenko were the first pair voted off the show.
On Sunday April 9, 2017, Probert's family spread his ashes in the Detroit Red Wings penalty box at Joe Louis Arena's final game.