Fight of His Life: A Providence Bruin on the Toughest Opponent He’s Ever Faced

Ever since Bobby Robins was five years old, he wanted nothing more than to be a hockey player. Growing up in the icy tundra of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, it seemed as if hockey was in his blood. After playing on various teams throughout his teens and early 20s, Robins signed a one-year NHL deal with the Ottawa Senators. He played the year for their minor league team but never got the call to the big club. That spawned his decision to play hockey overseas for a few years. Things were good; Robins was playing hockey professionally and living in a Slovenian ski lodge with his beautiful girlfriend. To an outsider, it would seem as if he had the perfect life. However, something was very wrong.

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