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Derek Boogaard

  1. Report: Derek Boogaard’s family sues NHLPA for $9.8 million

    Sep 22, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT

    Derek Boogaard

    They claim the union didn’t help them recover his money from the Rangers.

  2. Derek Boogaard’s father discovers how bad his son’s drug issues were

    Jun 4, 2012, 9:12 AM EDT

    Derek Boogaard

    From hydrocodone to oxycodone to Xanax and Ambien, his problems ran deeper than most knew.

  3. PHT Morning Skate: Where the Kings want what the Lakers have

    Jun 4, 2012, 8:20 AM EDT

    L.A. Lakers championship banners

    No, it’s not Kobe Bryant scoring from outside either. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  4. McGrattan on enforcer’s role: “I don’t come foaming at the mouth to fight”

    Dec 6, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT

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    New Jersey Devils v Nashville Predators

    Preds forward discusses New York Times’ Derek Boogaard article.

  5. Report: Derek Boogaard dealt with issues related to Alzheimer’s disease

    Dec 5, 2011, 11:05 PM EDT

    Derek Boogaard

    Studies of Boogaard’s brain showed signs of CTE, a disease linked to Alzheimer’s.

  6. PHT Morning Skate: The Wild make everyone mad

    Dec 5, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Minnesota Wild v Anaheim Ducks

    Apparently losing to the top team in the NHL is enough to make a goalie lose his mind. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  7. Video: Wild to honor Boogaard tonight

    Nov 27, 2011, 4:28 PM EDT

    Boogaard Family

    Celebration of life to precede Minnesota-Calgary game.

  8. Wild to honor Derek Boogaard on November 27

    Nov 8, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT

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    Derek Boogaard

    The Wild are going all out to honor the late Derek Boogaard later this month.

  9. Brewers’ hero Nyjer Morgan has hockey ties?

    Oct 8, 2011, 1:02 AM EDT

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    Arizona Diamondbacks v Milwaukee Brewers - Game 5

    Brewer’s hero Nyjer Morgan thrived on the biggest stage of his career in Game 5 of the NLDS. But how close was he to thriving in the hockey world?

  10. Aaron Boogaard has felony charge dropped in connection to Derek’s death

    Oct 6, 2011, 2:08 PM EDT

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    Aaron Boogaard, Len Boogaard, Krysten Boogaard

    Aaron Boogaard can breathe a little easier today as the felony charge against him connected to his brother Derek’s death has been dropped.

  11. Wild sign Aaron Boogaard, honor Derek Boogaard and Pavol Demitra with helmet sticker

    Sep 26, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT

    Boogaard Family

    The Wild will wear a “24/38″ helmet sticker in memory of Pavol Demitra and Derek Boogaard, while the team signed Derek’s brother Aaron to a a two-way deal.

  12. Marian Gaborik tries to find chemistry, fight through tragedies

    Sep 17, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT

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    Marian Gaborik, Mike Sullivan

    Marian Gaborik discusses getting over hockey’s tragic summer and finding a way to gel with new free agent center Brad Richards.

  13. Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton fights for his right to fight in the NHL

    Sep 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Kyle Clifford, Shawn Thornton

    While the fighting debate continues to rage on, Bruins tough guy Shawn Thornton is making it crystal clear that no one should be taking his job away.

  14. In a year of hockey tragedy, fans and players will look to the game to heal together

    Sep 7, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT

    Salavat Yulayev vs. Atlant - KHL - Russian crash reaction

    After an unbelievably horrible year, hockey fans and players will grow stronger after so much tragedy and use the game to help start the healing process.

  15. Add former Flames brawler Jim Peplinski to the anti-fighting camp

    Sep 4, 2011, 9:38 PM EDT

    Jim Peplinski

    You can put former Calgary Flames fighter Jim Peplinski down as one former player against fighting in the NHL.

  16. Devils enforcer Cam Janssen discusses dealing with depression, stresses of his role

    Sep 4, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v St. Louis Blues

    Cam Janssen admits that depression is often a part of the stressful job of being an NHL enforcer.

  17. Hockey’s summer of tragedy turns debate towards whether to keep fighting in the game

    Sep 3, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

    Ben Eager, Kyle Clifford

    With sudden death surrounding the world of NHL enforcers, the debate whether to keep fighting in the game is rightfully or wrongfully taking over discussion. Should fighting still be allowed in the NHL?

  18. Boston University concussion researchers are currently studying Derek Boogaard’s brain

    Sep 2, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT

    Derek Boogaard

    Boston University took a look at Bob Probert’s brain and found some unsettling results. We’ll see if the same happens with Derek Boogaard’s brain, since Dr. Robert Canu and his researchers have begun their research, according to The Associated Press.

  19. NHL and NHLPA vow to team up to try and solve what’s ailing their players

    Sep 1, 2011, 5:02 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    In the wake of one of the saddest and ugliest summers on record, the NHL and NHLPA are teaming up to take steps to figure out what they can do to help their players and avoid further tragedy.

  20. What the NHL and NHLPA should learn from a year filled with tragic death

    Sep 1, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

    Wade Belak

    With four untimely deaths this year in the hockey community, the time is now for the NHL and NHLPA to get together to better prepare players for the hardships they can encounter as a professional hockey player.

  21. Former Leafs, Predators enforcer Wade Belak found dead at age 35 in Toronto

    Aug 31, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Nashville Predators

    The NHL’s nightmare summer continues as Wade Belak was found dead at age 35.

  22. Canucks hope to spread awareness, communication about depression after Rick Rypien’s death

    Aug 23, 2011, 11:55 PM EDT

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    Rick Rypien

    The Canucks hope to help others fight depression after Rick Rypien’s heartbreaking death.

  23. Nearly 1,000 people attend Rick Rypien’s funeral

    Aug 20, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

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    Alexandre Burrows, Mike Gillis

    Kevin Bieksa, Alexandre Burrows and Canucks GM Mike Gillis were among almost 1,000 people in attendance for Rick Rypien’s funeral on Saturday.

  24. Aaron Boogaard’s attorney seeks to dismiss felony charge

    Aug 18, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT

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    Aaron Boogaard’s attorney is looking to have the one felony count of selling a controlled substance in relation to Derek Boogaard’s tragic death

  25. Deaths of Boogaard, Rypien prompt NHL to examine its support programs

    Aug 17, 2011, 5:33 PM EDT

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    After Derek Boogaard and Rick Rypien’s untimely deaths, the NHL is examining its support programs.

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