One of the NHL’s legendary “tough guys” has died. 45-year-old Bob Probert was on a boating trip Monday in his Canadian hometown when he collapsed with severe chest pains. Probert’s father-in-law, a police officer, tried to revive him with CPR, but that was not successful. His wife and children were also no the boat. Probert […]

VIA:  History.Com On January 18, 1958, hockey player Willie O’Ree of the Boston Bruins takes to the ice for a game against the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first black to play in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, O’Ree was the son of a civil engineer, in one […]