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Hartnett: Derek Boogaard Remembered, One Year Later

A year has passed since Derek Boogaard’s tragic death. The hockey world hopes that through his loss that more can be learned about concussion to prevent future tragedies.

05/13/2012

Aaron and Krysten Boogaard walk to the podium to address Minnesota Wild hockey fans during a memorial at Xcel Arena Sunday, May 15, 2011 in St. Paul, Minn., for their brother, New York Rangers and former Minnesota Wild NHL hockey player Derek Boogaard who died Friday in Minneapolis. (credit: AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Family Remembers Rangers’ Derek Boogaard, Donates Brain To Research

Family, friends and fans of Derek Boogaard sobbed Sunday as they fondly remembered the 28-year-old on a somber end to a weekend during which his distraught family agreed to donate his brain to medical researchers.

WFAN–05/16/2011