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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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  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 Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  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, 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 two...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrests made in connection to Derek Boogaard's death

Three years after Derek Boogaard died of a drug and alcohol overdose, arrests have been made in connection to the former New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild enforcer's untimely passing according to Duke Castiglione of Fox News 5 in New York. More from MyFoxNY.com: Law enforcement sources say that Jordan Hart, the son of New York Islanders legend Gary Hart, was arrested...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Person Arrested In Connection With The Death Of Derek Boogard

via the Toronto Star, A New York TV station says several people have been arrested in connection with the death of New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard. Boogaard died of an accidental drug overdose in 2011 while recovering from a concussion. “Arrests have been made in connection with the overdose death of @NYRangers player Derek Boogaard,” MyFoxNY...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Knowledge of His Addiction, Rangers Prescribed Boogaard 366 Pain Pills

Back in May, the family of Derek Boogaard filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL as they felt the league was responsible for the physical trauma and brain damage that he sustained during six seasons as one of the league’s top enforcers, and for the addiction to prescription painkillers that marked his final two years. Yesterday that lawsuit was made public and the allegations...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke to don No. 24 with approval of Boogard family

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Matt Cooke has worn No. 24 during his entire 14-year NHL career with three teams and wanted to continue with the number after signing with the Minnesota Wild last week.Cooke knew there was special significance to No. 24 in Minnesota though. The number was worn by Derek Boogaard, the team's former enforcer who was beloved during his time with the Wild. No one...
Via Fox Sports North
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke to don No. 24 with Boogard's family approval

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Matt Cooke has worn No. 24 during his entire 14-year NHL career with three teams and wanted to continue with the number after signing with the Minnesota Wild last week.Cooke knew there was special significance to No. 24 in Minnesota though. The number was worn by Derek Boogaard, the team's former enforcer who was beloved during his time with the Wild. No one...
Via Fox Sports North
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke requests permission from Derek Boogaard's family to wear #24

When Matt Cooke was signed by the Minnesota Wild, some fans wondered if he'd wear his usual number, #24, with his new team. The number is a special one for Wild fans as it was the number worn by the late Derek Boogaard. In an extremely respectful gesture, Cooke reached out to Boogaard's family and requested permission to wear #24 with the Wild, as reported by the Star...
Via Bloguin Best
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tuesday at the Links… Fore

My friend Cornelius Hardenbergh from Stanley Cup of Chowder has an interesting and thought provoking piece on Matt Cooke wanting to wear Derek Boogaard’s number 24.  Matt Cooke's Legacy: Graverobber? Sounds like Matt Cooke has been given the blessing to wear Derek Boogaard’s number by the Boogaard family. Matt Cooke gets blessing of Boogaards to wear 24…[Russo’s...
Via Goon's World
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke requests permission from Derek Boogaard's family to wear #24

When Matt Cooke was signed by the Minnesota Wild, some fans wondered if he'd wear his usual number, #24, with his new team. The number is a special one for Wild fans as it was the number worn by the late Derek Boogaard.  In an extremely respectful gesture, Cooke reached out to Boogaard's family and requested permission to wear #24 with the Wild, as reported by the Star...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Did the NHL Kill Derek Boogaard?

Derek Boogaard spoke with his fists, now his family is doing the talking for him (courtesy of ESPN.com) It was May of 2011 when the NHL world was turned upside down with the loss of New York Rangers and former Minnesota Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard. After an autopsy revealed that Boogaard’s death was due to an accidental overdose on painkillers and alcohol, it was revealed that...
Via Around The Rink
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Column: Boogaard a sad example for hockey goons

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist The lawsuit doesn't read nearly as well as the story, which laid bare the life of an NHL enforcer for all to see. The way John Branch wrote about Derek Boogaard in the New York Times should have been enough to cause even the most hardcore hockey fan to reconsider the peculiar role that goons play in the sport. It was...
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Family of Derek Boogaard File Wrongful Death Suit Against NHL

On the two-year anniversay of his passing, the family of the late Derek Boogaard have filed a wrongful-death suit against the NHL. In the complaint, the family argues the NHL is responsible for the physical trauma and brain damage Boogaard suffered during his six NHL seasons and his addiction to pain killers. Williams Gibbs, attorney for the Boogaard family, has this to say when...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Boogaard family sues NHL for son's death

Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League, The New York Times reported Sunday. The newspaper reported the family claims in the lawsuit that the NHL is responsible for the brain damage that Boogaard sustained during six seasons as an enforcer in the league, and for his addiction to prescription painkillers. NHL Deputy Commissioner...
Via Fox Sports North
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Boogaard family sues NHL in wrongful death case

Disclaimer: This is one of those rare circumstances where we will not opine on the news. We do not have any facts other than what is being reported, and it is unfair to pass judgment without having all the facts. All we can do is send our prayers to the Boogaard family. News broke yesterday that the family of the late Derek Boogaard is suing the NHL in the wrongful death of the former...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Lawyer For Derek Boogaard’s Family Discusses Lawsuit Against The NHL

via CBC,  
Via Kukla's Korner
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Derek Boogard’s Family Said to File Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against NHL, Claims League Responsible for Brain Damage

Derek Boogaard‘s family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League, The New York Times reported Sunday. The newspaper reported that the family claims in the lawsuit that the NHL is responsible for the brain damage that Boogaard sustained during six seasons as an enforcer in the league, and for his addiction to prescription painkillers. NHL Deputy Commissioner...
Via NESN.com
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Boogaard's family sues NHL

The New York Times is reporting that Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League. In the lawsuit, the family says the NHL is responsible for the brain damage that Boogaard sustained during six seasons as an enforcer in the league, and for his addiction to prescription painkillers. Boogaard was found dead of an accidental overdose...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Boogaard family sues NHL for son's death

The New York Times is reporting that Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League. In the lawsuit, the family says the NHL is responsible for the brain damage that Boogaard sustained during six seasons as an enforcer in the league, and for his addiction to prescription painkillers. Boogaard was found dead of an accidental overdose...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Boogaard Family Sues NHL For Wrongful Death

((HT: NY Times/Branch)) Derek Boogaard spent his career as an NHL enforcer and was very good at his gig... too good until injuries sidelined him while he was under contract to the New York Rangers. He was found dead last May after an accidental overdose of painkillers and alcohol. Now, his family is suing the NHL saying that the league is responsible for all the trauma his...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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