Derek Boogaard

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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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Boogaard’s Family Thanks Fans At Memorial Service

It was an emotional night at the Xcel Energy Center, but the focus wasn’t on the ice. Hundreds of fans attended a memorial service for former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard.

05/15/2011

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Boogaard’s Brain Donated For Research; Memorial Held

Relatives and fans of Derek Boogaard shed tears Sunday as they remembered the former NHL tough guy as a “teddy bear” who was as generous and kind as he was burly and tough, a somber end to a weekend during which his distraught family agreed to donate his brain to medical researchers.

05/15/2011

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Boogaard Fans Plan Public Memorial Sunday At Xcel

Wild fans are gathering at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday night to honor enforcer and fan favorite, Derek Boogaard.

05/15/2011

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Fans React To Boogaard’s Death

At the Minnesota Made Hockey Rink in Edina, a youth tournament may have kept everyone’s focus on the ice, but the conversation centered around Derek Boogaard.

05/14/2011

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Foul Play Not Suspected In Boogaard’s Death

Police Sgt. Bill Palmer said authorities received a call just after 6 p.m. Friday of a male unconscious and not breathing in the 400 block of 1st St. N, Boogaard’s apartment.

05/14/2011

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Fmr. Wild Player Boogaard Found Dead In Mpls. Apt.

Former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard was found dead in Minneapolis Friday night.

05/13/2011

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