Derek Boogaard, the former Wild player whose death made him a poster boy for anti-enforcer sentiment, received more than 100 prescriptions for various pills from NHL team doctors in the years before his death.
That's perhaps the most alarming finding in a New York Times report out today that gives ... More >>
Boogaard appears in court today on charges he gave Derek drugs.Aaron Boogard will appear in court this morning to face charges that he gave out one of the Oxycodone pills that killed his brother Derek and flushed other pills down a toilet after Derek died. Boogaard, 24, is charged with third-degr ... More >>
Boogaard is facing two charges stemming from his brother's death.Aaron Boogaard, the younger brother of beloved Minnesota Wild tough guy Derek Boogaard, has been charged for selling the drugs that are blamed for Derek's death.Boogaard, 24, is charged with the a third-degree controlled substance c ... More >>
The cause of Derek Boogaard's death has just been released.
The enforcer for the Minnesota Wild who had signed with the New York Rangers died due to a "mixed alcohol and oxycodone toxicity," according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. The death was ruled accidental.
RIP Derek BoogaardDerek Boogaard, the popular Wild enforcer who had signed with the New York Rangers, was found dead in his apartment Friday at the age of 28.Boogaard was found unresponsive by his brothers Ryan and Aaron at around 6 p.m. in his condo at 415 1st Street North in Minneapolis. It cou ... More >>
Nick VlcekWe won't have the Boogeyman to kick around opponents anymoreThe Boogeyman is leaving the building.Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard has reportedly signed a four-year deal with the New York Rangers at $1.65 million a year, leaving all Minnesotans feeling just a little more vulnerable.Boogaard ... More >>