Bob Probert

Brain Scan

Concussions A Risk For Kids In All Types Of Sports

The latest research shows repeated head trauma can cause irreparable brain disease. As CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports, for parents whose kids are active, this can be extremely troubling, especially when you consider that almost any sport can leave your child with a concussion.

CBS 2–02/14/2012

Derek Boogaard

Boogaard’s Brain Donated To Research

Derek Boogaard’s family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2011

John Scott

Bernstein: Here’s Why The NHL Won’t Ban Head Shots

After a couple days of double-talk and phony-baloney posturing to mollify fans and sponsors, the decision-makers at the NHL’s GM meetings refused to ban the hits to the head that are causing a frightening number of concussions.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Bob Probert

Thompson: More Head Trauma

Progress is being made regarding head trauma and concussions in sports, it’s just taken longer than it should.

03/04/2011

Bob Probert

Probert Had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Bob Probert was able to see his former team the Chicago Blackhawks win a Stanley Cup before his passing, but before he passed he asked his brain to be donated for research. Researches studying his brain found that the enforcer had CTE.

03/03/2011

Detroit Red Wings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Four

Report: Probert Suffered From Degenerative Brain Disease

Former Blackhawks enforcer Bob Probert suffered from the same degenerative brain disease that has gained attention for its prevalence in NFL football players, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

Chris Chelios

Shepkowski: Defending Chris Chelios

For those unaware tonight at the United Center is “Chris Chelios Heritage Night” as the Blackhawks host the rival Red Wings. The name Chris Chelios still brings up many sore memories for Blackhawks fans in this city, but I’m still confused as to why.

670 The Score–12/17/2010

Probert’s family will publsih memoirs

TORONTO — The family of Bob Probert has decided to proceed with a memoir the longtime NHL enforcer was working on before his death. Tough Guy is to published Oct. 26 by HarperCollinsCanada. It will […]

08/16/2010

Remembering Bob Probert: How Could We Forget?

Check out some of Bob Probert’s Greatest Hits.

07/06/2010