Found October 09, 2011 on centericechat.com:
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By MATT WILSON Repeat offender of dirty hits, Matt Cooke, may have received a dose of his own medicine in Calgary against the Flames on Saturday. Matt Cooke receives a hit to the chin during the second period of Saturday's game. He came back to play in the third period. The repeat offender of dishing out those dirty hits received a blow when defenceman Cory Sarich reacted in an open-ice contact play with Cooke.  Sarich turned into Cooke and lifted an elbow up towards his head. Only time will tell if the head honcho of player safety, Brendan Shanahan, will thrown the book down. As quick as the hit occurred is about the time it took for Twitter to light up with reaction towards Cooke receiving the blow, which forced him on his hands and knees for a minute, and needing assistance to stand back up. The hit provided Cooke with a little chin music, prompting him to say, “My jaw is sore,” to Pittsburgh reporters. Cooke returned to the game for the third period. Cooke is confident the league will “do the right thing,” while Flames coach Brent Sutter saw nothing wrong with the play as he viewed it as a finishing-the-check style of hit. The Penguins went on to win 5-3 in Calgary’s season opener. Twitter: Mattjw24
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