Friday, July 2, 2010

Derek Boogaard - The Best Goon in the NHL. Gone, But Not Forgotten

EDMONTON, CANADA - MARCH 5: Derek Boogaard #24 of the Minnesota Wild skates against the Edmonton Oilers on March 5, 2010 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)
He's 6 feet 8 inches, 260 pounds, and the baddest goon in the NHL. He's also gone from Minnesota.

The Boogyman and his terrifying presence was about the only thing the Wild did with any kind of success in its history. He will be missed. 

Here's a little compilation of some highlights from his time in Minnesota:

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