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by Paul on 01/04/07 at 10:00 AM ET
from Bob Duff of the Windsor Star,
The ovation was compelling and passionate.
For Steve Yzerman?
Yeah, his too.
On Tuesday, the night the Detroit Red Wings honoured Yzerman by retiring his No. 19 sweater, the Hockeytown faithful also embraced the return of Windsor’s Bob Probert to Joe Louis Arena.
Wearing his familiar Red Wings No. 24 sweater on the ice there for the first time in nearly 13 years, Probert, 41, clearly appreciated the warm welcome from Detroit fans.
“It was a great reception and a great feeling,” Probert said.
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