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Boogaard family donates season tickets to military bases in Ottawa

To honor Derek Boogaard, his father Len, along with his wife Jody Vail, purchased four Ottawa Senators season tickets and gave them away to four military bases in Ottawa. Boogaard's father said this is another way to preserve his son's memory.
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To honor Derek Boogaard, his father Len, along with his wife Jody Vail, purchased four Ottawa Senators season tickets and gave them away to four military bases in Ottawa. Boogaard's father said this is another way to preserve his son's memory.

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