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Bob Probert

  1. “Goon” is cinema’s love letter to hockey enforcers

    Feb 29, 2012, 12:46 PM EDT

    "Goon"

    “Slap Shot” isn’t the only great hockey movie anymore.

  2. Family has “no plans” to donate Gordie Howe’s brain for concussion research

    Feb 10, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    2012 NHL All-Star Game - NHL Fan Fair

    Marty Howe said he doesn’t think it will happen when Gordie passes on.

  3. Report: Derek Boogaard dealt with issues related to Alzheimer’s disease

    Dec 5, 2011, 11:05 PM EDT

    Derek Boogaard

    Studies of Boogaard’s brain showed signs of CTE, a disease linked to Alzheimer’s.

  4. Versus crew slams Buffalo’s response to hit on Miller

    Nov 14, 2011, 8:42 PM EDT

    Ryan Miller, Johnny Boychuk, Zdeno Chara

    The best part is when Keith Jones goes way back to 1987 to show that you should stand up to whoever runs your goalie, no matter who it is …

  5. Add former Flames brawler Jim Peplinski to the anti-fighting camp

    Sep 4, 2011, 9:38 PM EDT

    Jim Peplinski

    You can put former Calgary Flames fighter Jim Peplinski down as one former player against fighting in the NHL.

  6. Hockey’s summer of tragedy turns debate towards whether to keep fighting in the game

    Sep 3, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

    Ben Eager, Kyle Clifford

    With sudden death surrounding the world of NHL enforcers, the debate whether to keep fighting in the game is rightfully or wrongfully taking over discussion. Should fighting still be allowed in the NHL?

  7. Boston University concussion researchers are currently studying Derek Boogaard’s brain

    Sep 2, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT

    Derek Boogaard

    Boston University took a look at Bob Probert’s brain and found some unsettling results. We’ll see if the same happens with Derek Boogaard’s brain, since Dr. Robert Canu and his researchers have begun their research, according to The Associated Press.

  8. Derek Boogaard’s family will donate his brain to science to study concussion effects

    May 14, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

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    Jody Shelley, Derek Boogaard

    Derek Boogaard’s shocking sudden death and history of concussions has his family donating his brain to science to be studied.

  9. New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard found dead tonight

    May 13, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT

    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    Awful news out of Minnesota tonight: Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment. He was only 28 years old.

  10. Bob Probert discovered to have had degenerative brain disease

    Mar 3, 2011, 12:59 AM EDT

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    Former Red Wings and Blackhawks enforcer Bob Probert donated his brain to science. Science discovered he had the same degenerative brain disease many former NFL players had.

  11. Will there be mixed feelings for Blackhawks fans during Chris Chelios Heritage Night?

    Dec 17, 2010, 3:15 PM EDT

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    There might be some mixed feelings during Friday’s Chris Chelios Heritage Night, as the Chicago Blackhawks honor a great defenseman who happened to spend a larger part of his career with the Detroit Red Wings.

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