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Bob Probert will be remembered as top enforcer

Updated: July 8, 2010, 6:06 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

The obits called him an enforcer. But for hardcore fans of hockey fighting, former NHL forward Bob Probert -- who died Monday after suffering chest pains while boating with his family -- was something more.

Namely, he was the best there ever was. The most beloved, too.

"He was the Wayne Gretzky of hockey enforcers, the complete package," said Eric Beman, a lifelong fight fan and player agent who represents enforcers. "Over his career, he fought anyone and everyone, won ...

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