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Remembering Bob Probert

from Bob Duff of the Windsor Star,

One of Brogan Probert’s fondest memories involving her father has nothing to do with hockey.

It was the day he decided to give her an impromptu driving lesson.

“We were out in the county in our 454 Chevelle SS,” recalled Bob Probert’s oldest daughter.

She got out of the car and switched seats with her dad, taking the wheel.

“He told me to floor it,” Brogan said. “I was 12 years old.

“That’s one of my favourite memories. It was a great one.”

Preserving the memory of their father, the former Detroit Red Wings tough guy who died of a heart attack at the age of 45 in 2010, is of paramount importance to the four Probert children – daughters Brogan, 19, Tierney, 17 and Declyn, 14, and twin brother Jack – and their mother Dani.

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