Bob Probert began his ice hockey profession when he landed to play for the Brantford Alexanders. He spent his time playing for the Ontario Hockey League’sHamilton Steelhawksand theSault Ste. Marie Greyhoundsin 1984-85 season. In 1983, he was picked by the Detroit Red Wings during the next round of the NHL Entry Draft. Probert spent playing together with the team until 1994. In 1989, he served three months in jail when he was arrested for drug possession. Probert moved to Chicago Blackhawks in 1994. Probert was put under inactive status due to entering rehab and various injuries that he endured during his stint with the team. On November 16, 2002, he was unofficially retired from playing ice hockey and eventually declared his retirement during the 2003 offseason. His publication, Tough Guy: My Life on the Edge was released on October 26, 2010 which was coauthored by Kirstie McLellan Day. Robert Alan Probert was born on June 5, 1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. On July 5, 2010, his life was cut short when he fell while boating as well as his kids, and in laws at Lake St. Clair. Probert survived his wife, Dani Parkinson and four kids.