A long shot even to make the N.H.L., Derek Boogaard embraced the violent role of enforcer for the Minnesota Wild. But it was a brutal way to make a living.
This article, the second of a three-part series, explores the devastating toll — physical and emotional — of fighting on players who are celebrated for their toughness: http://nyti.ms/1j00fkh
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