In the news: No tights for Probert on Battle of the Blades

From Dana Gee of Canwest News Service:

  • NHLers, figure skaters team up in Battle of the Blades“Don’t expect former NHL tough guy Bob Probert to go all Plushenko when he and seven other NHLers team up with top-notch female figure skaters for the new CBC reality show Battle of the Blades. ‘I am not wearing any tights,” says Probert when asked about the often flamboyant costumes favoured by skating great Evgeny Plushenko.” Read more.

From Ted Shaw of the Windsor Star:

  • The ‘gloves’ are off
    “Bob Probert and Tie Domi are at it again, going toe-to-toe on the ice. Only this time, there’s a twist: It’s the fight of the century on figure skates.” Read more.