Retired Hockey Star Bob Probert Dead At 45

Former Redwings and Blackhawks hockey enforcer Bob Probert has died after a suspected heart attack at the age of 45.

Probert was on a boat with his family in Lake St. Clair when he developed severe chest pains. CPR was administrated on the spot, before Probert was rushed to a nearby medical center before being declared dead.

Known has much for his fighting as his ability to play the game, Probert had previously struggled to overcome a drinking problem.

Probert had a 16-season career playing for the Red Wings in 1985-1994 and for the Blackhawks in 1995-2002. He scored 384 points (163 goals, 221 assists) in 935 career games, and accrued 3,300 career penalty minutes.