The Boogeyman comment thread
class=img_thumbleft>In this week'scover 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 storyhere
, as well as anextended Boogaard interview
of his greatest hits, aphoto series
of a fight from a recent game, and aQ&A
author Ross Bernstein, them come back here to join the discussion.
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