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Derek Boogard: The NHL and Wild Put Up a STONE WALL

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Derek Boogaard, Hockey, The State of Hockey | 0 comments

Hard to believe, but the sad saga of Derek Boogaard, the late NHL enforcer who had his brains beaten out as a fan favorite for the...

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The Shame of The State of Hockey

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Derek Boogaard, Minnesota Wild, The State of Hockey | 13 comments

Last May 14, the day after he was found dead in bed in his Minneapolis apartment, a 28-year-old victim of a drug-and-alcohol overdose, I...

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Derek Boogaard: Killer Combo: Booze, drugs and Hockey.

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in Derek Boogaard, Hockey | 2 comments

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has concluded that Minnesota’s favorite hockey “enforcer,” Derek Boogaard, overdosed...

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Did Hockey Kill No. 24?

Posted by on May 14, 2011 in Derek Boogaard, Hockey | 5 comments

Derek Boogaard, the beloved “Boogeyman” of The State of Hockey, is dead, his body found Friday in his Minneapolis...

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