Rangers' Derek Boogaard found dead

Updated: December 27, 2011, 8:58 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead Friday in his Minneapolis apartment. He was 28.

The team announced Boogaard's death on Friday night, but gave no details.

The Star Tribune newspaper in Minneapolis first reported Boogaard was found dead in his home at 6:10 p.m. local time Friday by his brothers, Ryan and Aaron. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy Saturday, but county spokeswoman Carol Allis said authorities probably won't ...

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