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  • Rangers' Boogaard died of alcohol, oxycodone mix

    The death of Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was an accident, due to a toxic mix of alcohol and the powerful painkiller oxycodone. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Boogaard's cause of death Friday, saying it was unclear exactly when the 28-year-old died. Boogaard was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment last Friday, five months after he sustained a season-ending concussion with the New York Rangers.

  • NHL's Boogaard brain donated for trauma research

    Derek Boogaard is being remembered as an NHL tough guy who had the characteristics of a "teddy bear."

  • NHLer Boogaard's brain donated for trauma research

    Derek Boogaard's relatives and fans shed tears Sunday as they remembered the former NHL tough guy as a "teddy bear" who was as generous and kind as he was burly and tough, a somber end to a weekend during which his distraught family agreed to donate his brain to medical researchers.

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