The Houston Aeros, it now seems assured, will not get to celebrate their 20th anniversary of being the only hockey game in town.
The Minnesota Star-Tribune, which covers the Aeros' parent team, the Minnesota Wild, reported today that Wild officials have all but ended negotiations with the Toyota Ce ... More >>
The tale of former Houston Aero Derek Boogaard has taken some sad, depressing turns since we profiled him back in 2004.
Back then he was an out-and-out goon, trying to make the NHL through his fighting skills. He became a poster boy for concussions in sports, how they're (not) treated and the reper ... More >>
To wrap up my year in review of the teams I cover, here's a look back at the 25 most significant moments with the Houston Aeros for the year 2011.
1. The Aeros added veterans Jed Ortmeyer and Patrick O'Sullivan to the team just as the New Year hit. From that point on, a team which had been strugg ... More >>
Derek "Boogeyman" Boogaard, a former Houston Aero enforcer who we got to know before his NHL career took off, has been found to have suffered with a neurodegenerative disease that medical experts have linked to concussions.
Boogaard, once one of the league's most feared brawlers, died on Ma ... More >>
Aaron Boogaard faces charges.The news surrounding the tragic death of former Houston Aero Derek Boogaard keeps getting sadder: Police in Minnesota have charged his brother Aaron with giving him an Oxycontin pill that led to his overdose death in May.
Our sister paper City Pages reports that ... More >>
Derek Boogaard: accidental ODDerek Boogaard, the former Houston Aero fan favorite who was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment May 13, died from having too much alcohol and oxycodone in his system, according the medical examiner's report released today.
The Minnesota Star Tribune reports ... More >>
Derek Boogaard in his last enforcer gigDerek Boogaard, the ungainly 6-foot-7 hockey enforcer who went from the Aeros to the NHL's Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers, has died at the age of 28.
He was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment on Friday. No cause of death has been determined, b ... More >>
John RoyalThis, amazingly, is not a penalty in the playoffsWord began circulating through Toyota Center late in the third period of Friday night's game one conference final tilt between the Houston Aeros and Hamilton Bulldogs. And as the word got around, the building seemed to deflate despit ... More >>