Aug 17, 2011, 5:33 PM EDT
After Derek Boogaard and Rick Rypien’s untimely deaths, the NHL is examining its support programs.
Aug 15, 2011, 11:44 PM EDT
Canucks fans plan to celebrate Rick Rypien’s life at Rogers Arena on Wednesday afternoon.
Aug 15, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT
Former Canucks tough guy Rick Rypien was found dead at his Alberta Home by a family member. Rypien was just 27 years old. This post has been updated with a possible cause of death and a statement from the Winnipeg Jets.
Jul 26, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Brother of Derek and Aaron Boogaard, Ryan Boogaard, issued a statement regarding the arrest and case against his brother Aaron on prescription drug charges.
Jul 25, 2011, 5:44 PM EDT
Aaron Boogaard fulfilled the first part of his obligations stemming from last week’s charges related to his involvement in his brother Derek Boogaard’s prescription drug-related death by appearing in Minneapolis court today. Aaron didn’t enter a plea during that first Monday court date, according to the Associated Press. Aaron Boogaard is accused of providing the…
Jul 22, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT
Friday brought more sad news for the Boogaard family as Aaron received two serious drug-related charges related to the death of Derek Boogaard. Click “Read More” for the details.
Jul 21, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT
Aaron Boogaard, brother of recently deceased Rangers enforcer Derek, was arrested for prescription fraud and possession going back to the date Derek was found dead in his Minnesota apartment. A difficult year gets even tougher for the Boogaard family.
May 21, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT
Family, friends and many members of the hockey community attended Derek Boogaard’s funeral on Saturday.
May 20, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT
Derek Boogaard reportedly died from a toxic mixture of alcohol and oxycodone. (Updated with a statement from Boogaard’s family.)
May 16, 2011, 8:07 PM EDT
Georges Laraque made his living as an enforcer in the NHL much like his good friend Derek Boogaard. Today, Laraque is sounding off on the Rangers for how they handled Boogaard in what turned out to be his final season.
May 16, 2011, 12:36 AM EDT
Two Wild fans organized an informal Derek Boogaard memorial service at Xcel Energy Center Sunday night. Family, teammates and about 350 Wild fans assembled to remember the beloved enforcer.
May 14, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT
Derek Boogaard’s shocking sudden death and history of concussions has his family donating his brain to science to be studied.
May 14, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT
The hockey community continues to react to the death of Derek Boogaard. Here are some of the memories shared by fans, writers and fellow players.
May 13, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT
Awful news out of Minnesota tonight: Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment. He was only 28 years old.
Jan 13, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT
A December 9th concussion might keep Derek “The Boogeyman” Boogaard out for the rest of the season, according to the New York Rangers.
Dec 23, 2010, 7:45 PM EDT
Marian Gaborik is dealing with a groin injury that has him sidelined for tonight’s game, but Rangers coach John Tortorella thinks he’ll be back by Monday.
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Come for the stunning clip of Derek Boogaard scoring his first goal since 2007. Stay for the great look on Bruce Boudreau’s face.
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