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Report: Boogaard family sues NHL for son’s death

May 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Derek Boogaard’s family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League, The New York Times reported Sunday. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Blood on the ice

December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Times series isn’t an enjoyable read. But it’s an enlightening one. It’s a vivid depiction of a key component of sports culture a culture that Americans are recognizing must be changed. Continue Reading

Minnesota Wild plan tribute to Boohaard before Nov. 27 game

November 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The team announced today that Boogaard’s father, mother, sister and two brothers are scheduled to be at Xcel Energy Center for the Sunday, Nov. 27 game against the Calgary Flames. The Wild will show a tribute video and unveil a donation to Defending The Blue Line, a nonprofit charity that helps children of military members play hockey. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Brother of deceased NHL player Boogaard arrested

July 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED: 7:04 P.M.The brother of former Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers player Derek Boogaard, who died from a drug overdose in May, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal prescription pills on the same night. Continue Reading

Funeral held for Rangers’ Boogaard in Saskatchewan

May 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Derek Boogaard might have been “The Boogeyman” during his rough life as an NHL enforcer, but he was remembered today as a gentle giant off the ice. Continue Reading

NHL: Boogaard family asks for donations to benefit kids

May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The family of Derek Boogaard, the New York Rangers forward who died last week in Minnesota, is asking for donations to be made to Defending the Blue Line in his memory, in lieu of flowers. Continue Reading

UPDATE: NHL: Former Wild forward Boogaard dead at 28

May 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED: 10:17 P.M.New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard has died. He was 28. The team announced Boogaard’s death on Friday night, but gave no details. Continue Reading