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MATT COOKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cooke prepares to return for Wild in Game 4

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Matt Cooke was all alone on the Xcel Energy Center ice Wednesday morning, running through conditioning drills prompted by the whistle of strength and conditioning coach Kirk Olson. Cooke won't be alone anymore. The gritty, checking forward is eligible to return for the Wild in Game 4 on Friday night in Minnesota after having served his seven-game suspension...
Via Fox Sports North
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke trying to shed label of being dirty player

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild fans remember Matt Cooke well from his times with the Vancouver Canucks and the clashes that used to occur between the two teams, most notably during the 2003 Western Conference semifinal.Cooke was the villain, one of the pests on Vancouver that infuriated Minnesota and its fans. He knew his job then and performed it well. So well, that Cooke...
Via Fox Sports North
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Interested in Bringing Matt Cooke Back

  Source: Associated Press After the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup last night, news came out about Tyler Kennedy and several restricted free agents from the Pittsburgh Penguins. While there has been a ton of buzz about Ray Shero’s discussions with Kris Letang and Pascal Dupuis, not much has been said about pending unrestricted free agent Matt Cooke. According to Cooke’s...
Via The PensNation
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

What's Next for Matt Cooke? @MadChad412

Matt Cooke, NHL public enemy number one, is an unrestricted free-agent now that the 2012-2013 season is over. Cooke has been one of the controversial figures in the entire league during his career and that has been highlighted during his duration with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Despite the controversy and dumb mistakes by Cooke, he has been an instrumental role player for the Pens...
Via PensInitiative
June 10, 2013  |  1 Comment
DELIVERING THE HATERADE

Bruins fans harass Matt Cooke in penalty box

Matt Cooke is notoriously know as one of the most disliked players in the NHL. It’s no secret that Bruins fans have a great disdain for him after what he did to Marc Savard back in 2010, so I’m sure Cooke wasn’t surprised to get this response when he entered the penalty box in Boston last night during Game 3. Cooke seems to be enjoying the role of “bad guy” in this situation...
Via The Nosebleeds
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Madden Rips Matt Cooke, Says ‘More Bad Comes From Having Matt Cooke Than Good’ (Video)

Matt Cooke isn’t very well liked around the hockey world and even the folks in Pittsburgh are growing tired of his act. After Cooke was tossed from Game 1 against the Bruins for hitting Adam McQuaid from behind, Bruins fans and media began calling for the NHL to rid of the Penguins’ goon once and for all. Pens fans and media, for the most part, backed Cooke, claiming McQuaid...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins Matt Cooke is Public Enemy #1 Today in Ottawa

Matt Cooke has deserved his time spent as public enemy number one in many cities over the years.  It’s not even debatable.  He has done a few things that are going to keep him from ever receiving the hockey equivalent of saint hood, or the Lady Byng award.  The entire city of Ottawa has spent the last two months trying to prove that Cooke did something based entirely on Cooke’s...
Via PenguinPoop
April 22, 2013  |  1 Comment

Jack Edwards Sounds Off On Matt Cooke, Compares Him To A Murderer

Jack Edwards has never been one to stifle his emotions, but he may have gone a little too far when talking about the Peguins’ Matt Cooke on Saturday afternoon. During Saturday’s Bruins-Pens game, Edwards discussed the Pittsburgh media nominating Cooke for last season’s Masterton Award, given to the player who shows dedication and perseverance to hockey, and stated it was...
Via The Nosebleeds
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke’s Dirty Hits, Cheap Shots, Disgraceful Hockey History Reason for Expulsion From NHL (Videos)

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...
Via NESN.com
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke Should Be Banned From The NHL

Last night Matt Cooke stomped on Erik Karlsson, slicing the star defenseman's Achilles. Some say it was a freak play. I say Cooke needs to exit the league.The post Matt Cooke Should Be Banned From The NHL appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 14, 2013  |  3 Comments
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