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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