Discussion

No one championed hockey in the U.S. more than "Badger" Bob

Updated: February 19, 2008, 10:45 AM ET
By George Johnson | Special to ESPN.com

Longtime tough guy Tim Hunter perhaps caught the flavor of the man best.

"He didn't just have a love for the game," said Hunter, now an assistant coach of the San Jose Sharks. "He had a lust for the game."

After the recent Hockey Weekend Across America, what better time to reminisce about one of the imperishable personalities and most influential people the game has ever seen or enjoyed?

Because no one cared for the game itself and championed hockey in the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE NHL HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM