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2 Arrests Made Stemming From Drug Sales In Derek Boogaard’s Death

A 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.

09/09/2014

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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.

05/13/2013

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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

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Gallof: Hockey’s Degeneration X — Concussions Are Killing The Sport

When 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.

WFAN–01/06/2012

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Report: Rangers’ Boogaard Had Degenerative Brain Ailment CTE

The New York Times reported that if Derek Boogaard had lived, he would have likely slipped “into middle-age dementia.”

WFAN–12/06/2011

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Hartnett: Remodeled Rangers Ready Ahead Of MSG Opener

After 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.

WFAN–10/25/2011

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Felony Charge Dismissed Against Derek Boogaard’s Brother

A Minnesota judge has dismissed a felony charge against the brother of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard in the player’s overdose death earlier this year.

10/06/2011

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Brother Of Rangers LW Derek Boogaard Charged In Overdose Death

The 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.

WFAN–07/22/2011

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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.

WFAN–07/14/2011

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Family, Friends Attend Private Funeral For Boogaard

Family, friends and hockey players filed into a chapel in Canada to remember New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard.

WFAN–05/21/2011

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Official: Alcohol, Oxycodone To Blame In Death Of Rangers’ Derek Boogaard

A medical examiner in Minnesota has ruled the death of Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was an accident, due to mixing alcohol and oxycodone.

WFAN–05/20/2011

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.

WFAN–05/18/2011

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

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Boogaard’s Brain Donated For Trauma Research

Derek Boogaard’s family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.

WFAN–05/15/2011

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Boogaard Fans Plan Public Memorial For Sunday Night

Minnesota Wild fans are gathering at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday night to honor enforcer and fan favorite Derek Boogaard.

WFAN–05/15/2011

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