Derek Boogaard (June 23, 1982 – May 13, 2011) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. He played for 6 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers. He was known for being an enforcer and for his physical play, this gained him the nicknames, "Boogeyman" and "The Mountie".
Boogaard in 2009
June 23, 1982|
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
May 13, 2011 (aged 28)|
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
|Height||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
|Weight||265 lb (120 kg; 18 st 13 lb)|
New York Rangers
202nd overall, 2001|
He was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment on May 13, 2011. He was only 28 years old.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database