Brett Popplewell pieces together the story of Derek Boogaard, how he made it to the NHL, and what happened to him.
Everyone who says fighting is part of the game and complains about pansification or sissy European players or “the code” needs to read this, but the sad part is, anyone who thinks that way won’t have either the attention span or the cognitive skills.
And then there are the NHL’s real owners, the ones who let stuff like this keep happening because it puts bums in seats.
Nice work, guys.
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