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2 Arrested In Derek Boogaard’s Overdose Death

Three years after the death of former Wild tough guy Derek Boogaard, two men are facing charges for allegedly providing him with the drugs that killed him. Boogaard was found dead in May of 2011 inside his brother’s Minneapolis apartment. The medical examiner ruled his death an accidental overdose of prescription pain pills and alcohol.

09/09/2014

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Boogaard Family Sues NHL For Son’s Death

The family of the late Derek Boogaard has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL.

05/12/2013

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Report: Team Doctors Supplied Boogaard With Prescription Drugs

A new report from the New York Times claims former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard was supplied with dozens of prescription drugs from team doctors.

06/04/2012

Violence In Sports

Good Question: Why Do We Like Violence In Sports?

The New York Times has been writing about Derek Boogaard’s role as a fighter on the ice and how it affected him. It got us wondering about big fights and hits on the ice and on the field.

12/05/2011

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Report: Rangers Brawler Boogaard Had Brain Ailment

Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain ailment related to Alzheimer’s disease that is caused by repeated blows to the head, the New York Times reported.

12/05/2011

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Wild Plan Boogaard Tribute Before Nov. 27 Game

The Minnesota Wild have planned a special pregame tribute to the late Derek Boogaard.

11/08/2011

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Boogaard’s Brother Pleads Guilty To Remaining Charge

The brother of the late Derek Boogaard has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor interference with the scene of the former Minnesota Wild player’s death.

10/13/2011

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Felony Charge Dismissed Against Boogaard’s Brother

A Minnesota judge threw out a felony charge against the brother of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard on Thursday, saying the facts didn’t support the accusation in the player’s overdose death earlier this year.

10/06/2011

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Boogaard’s Family Speaks Out After Charges Filed

The family of Aaron Boogard have been quiet since he was charged in the death of his brother Derek, but on Tuesday, they released a statement.

07/26/2011

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Brother Of NHL Enforcer Boogaard Appears In Court

The brother of NHL enforcer Derek Boogaard has made his first court appearance on charges stemming from his brother’s overdose death last May.

07/25/2011

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Aaron Boogaard Charged In Brother’s Drug Death

Aaron Boogaard, 24, was charged with felony third-degree sale of a controlled substance and interference with the scene of a death .

07/22/2011

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Boogaard’s Brother Arrested On Drug Allegation

Two months after former Minnesota Wild hockey player Derek Boogaard was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment, police have arrested his brother on suspicion of drug possession, according to Hennepin County Jail records.

07/21/2011

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ME: Boogaard Died From Drug, Alcohol Mix

The Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death of former Minnesota Wild forward Derek Boogaard as accidental, saying he died from a mix of alcohol and oxycodone toxicity.

05/20/2011

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Mike Max’s News And Notes

Revenue at the University of Minnesota, the Vikings’ stadium movement and a local connection to Wall Street are all a part of this week’s News and Notes from Mike Max.

05/18/2011

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Boogaard Family Asks For Donations To Benefit Kids

The family of Derek Boogaard, the New York Rangers forward who died last week in Minnesota, is asking for donations to be made to Defending the Blue Line in his memory, in lieu of flowers.

05/17/2011

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