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Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson will be out for the rest of the season due to surgery on his Achilles tendon, which was sliced by the skate blade of Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cooke.
Senators owner Eugene Melnyk is pissed about losing the defending Norris Trophy winner, and thinks Cooke is a "goon," who shouldn't be in
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About once or twice every year, NHL fans emphatically agree on one or two pressing issues. One of those issues is that it’s time to kick Matt Cooke out of the NHL once and for all.
Cooke’s recent antics with the Senators are just one of many on his disgusting resume. From blind-side elbows to leg checks to cowardly hits from behind, the Penguins’ winger has done it all, and...
Today, the discussion on twitter and around the hockey blogsphere is the hit that Matt Cooke put on Erik Karlsson. You can see the hit on the embedded video posted above.
The NHL’s department of Player Safety has reviewed the play and will not suspend Matt Cooke.
First, I hate Matt Cooke, I think he is a disgusting P.O.S. and if this guy was hurt in a fight or by a check...
Pittsburgh Penguins winger Matt Cooke has always had a reputation for being a dirty player. Once again, he finds himself at the center of a controversial play that has resulted in serious injury for an opponent.
During a win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night, Cooke threw what appeared to be a clean hit on Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson, but the replay revealed that it was more...
Matt Cooke has tried to change the way he plays the game after a handful of dirty hits earned him the label as one of the game’s dirtiest players. But as we found out Wednesday night, the rest of the league doesn’t necessarily see him as a reformed man.
Cooke is in the news again, this time for his role in ending Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson‘s season Wednesday night. Cooke’s...
By now you've undoubtedly seen the footage of Senators star defenseman Erik Karlsson suffering a terrifying laceration to his left Achillies tendon. If not, well, that's what we're here for:
He suffered the injury battling for puck possession along the boards with Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke. Yes, that Matt Cooke, former bad boy extraordinaire and bane of the NHL...
Matt Cooke reached out to Erik Karlsson and apologized for the freak, disturbing injury that likely ended the young defenseman's season. As seen in a report by the Winnipeg Sun, Cooke texted Karlsson but wasn't sure if the young star would respond to his apology.
Cooke's apology comes a day after Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk stated he didn't believe Cooke...
On Saturday Night's Coach's Corner, Don Cherry weighed in on Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson's torn Achilles' tendon at the hand...I mean foot of Pittsburgh penguins forward Matt Cooke, and Cherry actually defended Cooke, suggesting instead that Karlsson was at fault for not taping his skate to his ankle:
Before we begin, I just want to assert that Matt Cooke is one of my most hated players in the league. And now, if you'll excuse, me, I need to go to all caps for a second....
THIS IS THE EXACT MOMENT THAT MATT COOKE STEPPED ON THE BACK OF ERIK KARLSSON'S LEG AND SEVERED HIS GODDAMNED ACHILLES TENDON. CHRIST ON A BICYCLE.
Last night Matt Cooke made yet another controversial hit to an NHL star. This time his target was well below the head. While driving Erik Karlsson into the boards his skate caught the back of Karlsson's leg and ended Karlsson's and the Senator's season.
Ouch. That's painful. Karlsson needs surgery. Who knows when he'lla ctually be back. It really...
from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun,
"I've been talking about goons playing in our league for years now and I'm on record when Spezza got hurt and I said that one day it's going to be somebody else's superstar and sure enough within 60 days Sidney Crosby got taken out (in the Winter Classic by Washington's David Steckel).
"I'm just hoping...
Craig Adams scored two goals in a game for the firt time since 2006, and Marc-Andre Fleury was nearly flawless as the Pens beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1.
Beau Bennett looked good in his NHL debut as well. James Neal's powerplay goal in the third that put the Pens up 2-0 was the eventual game winner.
The debris from the meteor today in Russia was more...
Pens stop slide Wednesday, Cooke involved in controversy, Bennett recalled
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Question: How concerned are you with Evgeni Malkin's start to the 2013 season?
More than half of voters (54 percent) said they were âsomewhat concernedâ with Malkin. The way the response was phrased âonce he gets a linemate to go along...