It's being reported that Derek Boogaard has passed away. He was found in his apartment on Friday morning. He was 28 years old. Far too young. No details have been released of what happened. We will update as we hear. Most sincere condolences to the Boogaard family at this time. Derek was a member of the New York Rangers.
It has been confirmed by the Rangers.
“Derek was an extremely kind and caring individual,” said New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather. “He was a very thoughtful person, who will be dearly missed by all those who knew him. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and teammates during this difficult time.”