Skip to content

Derek Boogaard

  1. Canucks fans plan to memoralize Rick Rypien at Rogers Arena on Wednesday

    Aug 15, 2011, 11:44 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Darcy Hordicchuk Rick Rypien

    Canucks fans plan to celebrate Rick Rypien’s life at Rogers Arena on Wednesday afternoon.

  2. Another sad end: Rick Rypien found dead at age 27

    Aug 15, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

    Rick Rypien

    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.

  3. Ryan Boogaard issues statement standing up for brother Aaron

    Jul 26, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Comments Off
    Boogaard Family

    Brother of Derek and Aaron Boogaard, Ryan Boogaard, issued a statement regarding the arrest and case against his brother Aaron on prescription drug charges.

  4. Aaron Boogaard made first appearance in court but did not enter a plea today

    Jul 25, 2011, 5:44 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    boogaardatmemorial

    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…

  5. Aaron Boogaard receives two charges related to Derek Boogaard’s death

    Jul 22, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT

    boogaardatmemorial

    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.

  6. Derek Boogaard’s brother Aaron arrested on prescription fraud and possession charge

    Jul 21, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT

    Aaron Boogaard, Len Boogaard, Krysten Boogaard

    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.

  7. Family, friends and many from hockey world gather for Derek Boogaard’s funeral

    May 21, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Boogaard Funeral Hockey

    Family, friends and many members of the hockey community attended Derek Boogaard’s funeral on Saturday.

  8. Derek Boogaard died due to toxic mixture of alcohol, oxycodone

    May 20, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT

    derekboogaardgetty

    Derek Boogaard reportedly died from a toxic mixture of alcohol and oxycodone. (Updated with a statement from Boogaard’s family.)

  9. Former enforcer Georges Laraque sounds off on Rangers handling of Derek Boogaard

    May 16, 2011, 8:07 PM EDT

    George Laraque

    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.

  10. Family, friends and fans say goodbye to Derek Boogaard at Xcel Center

    May 16, 2011, 12:36 AM EDT

    thanksformemoriesap

    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.

  11. Derek Boogaard’s family will donate his brain to science to study concussion effects

    May 14, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Jody Shelley, Derek Boogaard

    Derek Boogaard’s shocking sudden death and history of concussions has his family donating his brain to science to be studied.

  12. Fans, players and writers pay tribute to Derek Boogaard

    May 14, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT

    derekboogaardgetty

    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.

  13. New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard found dead tonight

    May 13, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT

    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    Awful news out of Minnesota tonight: Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment. He was only 28 years old.

  14. Rangers seem doubtful that Derek Boogaard will return from concussion this season

    Jan 13, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    Matt Carker, Derek Boogaard

    A December 9th concussion might keep Derek “The Boogeyman” Boogaard out for the rest of the season, according to the New York Rangers.

  15. John Tortorella thinks Marian Gaborik will be back by Monday

    Dec 23, 2010, 7:45 PM EDT

    Comments Off
    gaborikgroin

    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.

  16. Goal of the Night: Derek Boogaard (November 9)

    Nov 10, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

    Comments Off
    [kml_flashembed movie="http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/embed.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="320" height="180" quality="high" allowFullScreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always" fvars="catid=35&id=82141&server=http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/&pageurl=http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/&nlwa=http://app2.neulion.com/videocenter/nhl/"/]

    Come for the stunning clip of Derek Boogaard scoring his first goal since 2007. Stay for the great look on Bruce Boudreau’s face.

Top 10 NHL Player Searches