Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Ex-Ranger Derek Boogaard Tossed OutA federal judge has dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by former Rangers winger Derek Boogaard's parents, who blamed the league for their son's brain damage and addiction to prescription painkillers.
Derek Boogaard's Father Says Ranger, Who Died In 2011, Was Not Friends With Drug SupplierLen Boogaard wrote in a letter to a judge that his son, Derek Boogaard, was upset that Jordan Hart was charging him up to $60 a pill.
Man Accused Of Selling Painkillers To Boogaard Admits To Misdemeanor ChargeA former minor league hockey player accused of selling prescription painkillers to an ex-hockey player who died of an accidental overdose has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug charge.
2 Arrests Made Stemming From Drug Sales In Derek Boogaard’s DeathA former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.
Derek Boogaard's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against NHL The family of an NHL player who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered as an enforcer and for his addiction to prescription painkillers.
Hartnett: Derek Boogaard Remembered, One Year LaterA 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.
Gallof: Hockey’s Degeneration X -- Concussions Are Killing The SportWhen Gary Bettman took over the NHL in 1993 after working under David Stern in the NBA, he painted a picture of a faster, newer style of game that would appeal to the U.S. market. What he didn't count on was the problems it would cause for his players.
Report: Rangers' Boogaard Had Degenerative Brain Ailment CTEThe New York Times reported that if Derek Boogaard had lived, he would have likely slipped "into middle-age dementia."
Hartnett: Remodeled Rangers Ready Ahead Of MSG OpenerAfter a heartbreaking end to last season and lessons already learned on the road, the new-look Rangers are ready for their home opener at the renovated MSG.
Felony Charge Dismissed Against Derek Boogaard’s BrotherA Minnesota judge has dismissed a felony charge against the brother of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard in the player’s overdose death earlier this year.
Brother Of Rangers LW Derek Boogaard Charged In Overdose DeathThe family of former Rangers left winger Derek Boogaard is enduring another round of heartache. Derek's brother was charged Friday with providing the prescription drug that contributed to the NHL player's overdose death in May.
Rangers To Give 2 Annual Hockey Camp Scholarships In Derek Boogaard's MemoryThe 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.