Wild say goodbye to Boogaard one more time

The Minnesota Wild honored the late Derek Boogaard with an emotional five-minute video tribute before Sunday's game against Calgary. The team also presented the Boogaard family with a painting and donated $10,000 to his favorite charity.
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The Minnesota Wild honored the late Derek Boogaard with an emotional five-minute video tribute before Sunday's game against Calgary. The team also presented the Boogaard family with a painting and donated $10,000 to his favorite charity.

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