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Derek Boogaard (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Sport)

Rangers To Give 2 Annual Hockey Camp Scholarships In Derek Boogaard’s Memory

The Rangers said Wednesday that two 8-year old boys from New York, who have family members in the military, will attend the weeklong Rangers Summer Youth Hockey Camp this month at the MSG Training Center. They’ll give two scholarships annually to honor deceased forward Derek Boogarad.


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 Of Rangers’ Derek Boogaard Asks For Donations To Benefit Kids

The family of Derek Boogaard, the Rangers forward who died last week in Minnesota, is asking for donations to be made to Defending the Blue Line in his memory, in lieu of flowers.