Medical examiner: Rangers' Boogaard died of alcohol, drug mix

(AP) - A medical examiner in Minnesota has ruled thedeath of Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was an accident, due tomixing alcohol and oxycodone. The Hennepin

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) - A medical examiner in Minnesota has ruled thedeath of Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was an accident, due tomixing alcohol and oxycodone. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner released Boogaard's causeof death on Friday. The medical examiner says no other data will bereleased. The 28-year-old Boogaard was found dead in his Minneapolisapartment last Friday, five months after he sustained aseason-ending concussion with the New York Rangers. The 6-foot-7, 265-pound enforcer became a fan favorite in hisyears with the Minnesota Wild. He played in 255 games with the Wildfrom 2005-10.

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