Derek Boogaard's greatest moment [VIDEO]
As Wild fans continue to mourn the untimely death of Derek Boogaard on Friday at the age of 28, let us pause for a moment to remember the Boogeyman when he was at his proudest.
The date: April 17, 2007. The opponents: The Anaheim Mighty Ducks.
After the Duck's Brad May sucker-punched Wild Defenseman Kim Johnsson, the crowd at the Xcel Center cheered for their champion gladiator, Boooooo-gaard, to regulate the ice.
Which he did in spades.
He jawed at the Ducks, challenging the whole flock to a fight. None of them were brave enough to take him up on the offer.
->The Boogeyman Drops the Gloves: Profile of the Wild Enforcer
->The Boogeyman Unfiltered: The Q & A with Derek Boogaard
->RIP Derek Boogaard: Obituary
->Did season-ending concussion play a role in Boogaard's untimely death?
->Boogaard's brain donated to Sports Legacy Institute
->Boogaard suffered from substance addiction
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