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Funeral held for Derek Boogaard

Updated: May 22, 2011, 10:34 AM ET
Associated Press

REGINA, Saskatchewan -- Derek Boogaard might have been "The Boogeyman" during his rough life as an NHL enforcer, but he was remembered Saturday as a gentle giant off the ice.

Rain fell as family, friends and hockey players filed into a chapel at the RCMP training academy to pay tribute to Boogaard, who was found dead on May 13 at his home in Minneapolis.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced on Friday that Boogaard's death was an accident, due to a toxic mix of alcohol and ...

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