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Probert Book Upcoming

via the CP at the Globe and Mail,

The family of Bob Probert has decided to go ahead with a memoir the longtime NHL enforcer was working prior to his death.

“Tough Guy,” due to be published Oct. 26, will recount his career with the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks when he was one of the most feared players in the game, and also delve into his off-ice troubles.

Porbert was co-writing the book with Kirstie McLellan Day before he suffered a heart attack and died last month.

“He was really excited and happy about the opportunity to tell it like it really was — behind the headlines,” Dani Probert, his widow, said in a statement released by publisher HarperCollinsCanada. “After much deliberation, my family and I have decided to fulfil Bob’s dream and publish the book.”

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Speedy's avatar

hurray,maybe now some of these so called Media geniuses on 97.1 can get educated.Bob helped me,encouraged me at a time i needed it.i can’t wait to hear all the Dani Probert is doing it for the money bullcrap from Terry Foster,Mike Valenti,Pat Caputo and the rest of bums who constantly talk nonstop about drinking beer but insulted a man who by many accounts was living a fairly clean and decent life.he made his mistakes,but cripe the guy paid his price.R.I.P. Bobby,thank you for what you gave my life

Posted by Speedy on 08/14/10 at 12:19 AM ET

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