The family of the late Derek Boogaard is suing the NHL in a wrongful death suit.
The parents of the late Derek Boogaard are allegedly suing the NHL Players Association for $9.8 million dollars.
Derek Boogaard, who passed away on May 13, 2011 because of an accidental overdose of oxycodone and alcohol, had accumulated more than 100 prescriptions in his final three seasons in the NHL.
The brother of deceased NHL enforcer Derek Boogaard was charged Friday in relation to the player's death.
Many NHL players, family, and friends attended Derek Boogaard’s funeral on Saturday.
Derek Boogaard's family said that Boogaard had made "repeated courageous attempts at rehabilitation" before he died by mixing oxycodone and alcohol on May 13th.
Derek Boogaard passed away because of a mixture alcohol and oxycodone, according to a Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
Medical examiners were expected to conduct an autopsy on the body of Derek Boogaard Saturday to determine the cause of death, however the results likely will not be released for some time.
Derek Boogaard was found dead at the age of 28 on Friday.
Derek Boogaard will continue his conditioning program, in his recovery from a concussion, at his off-season home in Minnesota.
Derek Boogaard (concussion) took part in the Rangers' optional skate on Tuesday.
Derek Boogaard said that he's no longer experience concussion-related symptoms.
Derek Boogaard (concussion) has begun to exercise on a bike.
Derek Boogaard could be out for the remainder of the season with a concussion as he still isn't symptom-free.