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Father: Dead ex-NY Rangers player no friend of drug supplier

NEW YORK (AP) The father of a New York Rangers player who died in 2011 of an accidental overdose says his son was no friend of the ex-minor league player who sold him Percocet. Len Boogaard wrote in a letter to a judge that his son, Derek Boogaard, was upset that Jordan Hart was charging him up to $60 a pill. Derek Boogaard also played for the Minnesota Wild. Hart has pleaded...
Via Associated Press
October 06, 2016  |  Discuss

#BellLet’sTalk Day Garners Real Attention

Today is Bell Let’s Talk day, a Canadian day that supports mental health research and all of those stricken with mental health woes. Having battled mental health issues myself I can attest to the importance of such a day. Bell Let’s Talk day is garnering the most amount of attention in the NHL, where 52.2% of the players are of Canadian descent. Many players, such as Derek Boogaard...
Via The Sports Journal
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Book review: You will view hockey fights differently after reading tragic tale of Derek Boogaard

Here is my review in the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row on “Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard” by John Branch. You also can access the review via my Twitter feed at @Sherman_Report. Branch’s excellent book really will change your perspective the next time two guys throw their gloves to the ice. An excerpt of the review. ******* Typically, it is difficult to...
Via Sherman Report
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Arrests made in connection with death of Derek Boogaard

In case you missed it from yesterday, there have been some arrests made in connection with the overdose death of Derek Boogaard in May of 2011. Jordan Hart, son of former Islander Gary Hart, was arrested for supplying Boogaard with the prescription painkillers that led to his death. Oscar Johnson, a PA in Utah, was […] The post Arrests made in connection with death of Derek Boogaard...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Arrests In Boogaard Death; Stralman Is Pissed; No Traverse TV Coverage; Stepan Hurts Foot

More than three years after Derek Boogaard died from a drug overdose, Jordan Hart, the son of former New York Islanders player Gary Hart, and Oscar Johnson, a physician’s assistant in Utah, were arrested in connection to the tragedy (via Fox5)… “An indictment claims that Hart was supplying Boogaard, a former Rangers’ enforcer, with the prescription painkillers that killed...
Via NY Rangers Blog
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Charges stem from drug sales in ex-Wild player Boogaard's death

NEW YORK (AP) -- A former minor league hockey player was arrested Tuesday on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild before Boogaard died in 2011 of an accidental overdose. Jordan Hart, 31, of Huntington, New York, was arrested on charges contained in a federal indictment unsealed...
Via Associated Press
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Arrests Made In Connection To Ex-Ranger Derek Boogaard’s Death

Jordan Hart and Oscar Johnson have been arrested in connection with the overdose death of former New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard. Hart, the son of New York Islanders’ legend Gerry Hart, was arrested for supplying Boogaard with prescription painkillers, according to My Fox NY, citing an indictment. Hart reportedly began selling pills to Boogaard in November 2010. About...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-minor leaguer faces drug charges related to Boogaard death

  A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose. Jordan Hart was arrested Tuesday on charges in a federal indictment unsealed in New York. Also arrested was a physician's assistant, Oscar Johnson...
Via Associated Press
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

US charges stem from drug sales in Boogaard death

NEW YORK (AP) A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose. Jordan Hart was arrested Tuesday on charges in a federal indictment unsealed in New York. Also arrested was a physician's assistant...
Via Associated Press
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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