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Derek Boogaard

Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Injuries Part Of Game, But Player Safety Should Be Primary Concern

It’s becoming a bigger topic by the day. Whether it’s the NFL or the NHL, concerns for player safety are coming to a head.

02/06/2013

Steve MacIntyre #33 of the Edmonton Oilers fighting with Derek Boogaard #94 of the New York Rangers during a hockey game at Madison Square Garden on November 14, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: NHL Fights & Head Injuries

John Branch writes for the New York Times and joined Toucher & Rich to discuss that connection between fighting and brain injuries.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/07/2011

Derek Boogaard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Derek Boogaard’s Brain Donated To BU For Trauma Research

Derek Boogaard’s family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.

05/15/2011