class=img_thumbleft>In this week's cover story package
, editor Kevin Hoffman profiles the Minnesota Wild's Derek Boogaard, one of the fiercest players in the NHL. An excerpt: "The Boogeyman streaks at his target like a heat-seeking missile. But then the other player somehow manages to slip out of the way. The Boogeyman slams the glass, shatters it, then continues his trajectory like a passenger ejected through the windshield... The Boogeyman gathers himself, dusts glass shards off his uniform, and looks up at the camera. Although his face is cast in shadows, if you squint, you'd swear he was smiling." Check out the main story here
, as well as an extended Boogaard interview
of his greatest hits, a photo series
of a fight from a recent game, and a Q&A
with The Code
author Ross Bernstein, them come back here to join the discussion.