Former Wild Forward Boogaard Dead At 28
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - New York Rangers enforcer-- and former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard has died. He was 28.
The team announced Boogaard's death on Friday night, but gave no details.
Boogaard began his NHL career with Minnesota and appeared in 255
games with the Wild from 2005-10.
He joined the New York Rangers in July and appeared in 22 games with them last season. He had a goal and an assist to go with 45 penalty minutes.
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