Originally written on The Hockey House  |  Last updated 11/13/14

PITTSBURGH - MAY 21: Matt Cooke #24 of the Pittsburgh Penguins pass against Rod Brind'Amour #17 of the Carolina Hurricanes in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Championship during the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Mellon Arena on May 21, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Penguins won 7-4. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
The Minnesota Wild made another splash in the free agent pool, signing forward Matt Cooke to a three-year, $7.5M contract. Cooke tallied 21 points and 36 penalty minutes in 48 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins last season. He has recorded 360 points, 1,068 PIM and a plus-53 rating in 935 career NHL games during 14 seasons with Vancouver, Washington and Pittsburgh. [...]
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