Hennepin County Medical Examiner

Derek Boogaard (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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.


Derek Boogaard (credit: AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Cause Of Boogaard’s Death May Be Unclear For Weeks

It may be weeks before authorities know exactly how and why New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard died.