Matt Cooke's Dirty Hit Last Night Got A Fan Kicked Out Of His Band

In yesterday's NHL Eastern Conference finals game between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins, the Bruins crushed the Pens in Pittsburgh, 3-0, to take a 1-0 series lead. The biggest uproar from the night, however, may have come following a vicious, illegal hit early in the second period. » 6/02/13 3:05pm 6/02/13 3:05pm

Ottawa Sun Columnist Writes Article About His Balls

Everyone's favorite on again/off again goon, Matt Cooke, returned to Ottawa Monday night for the first time since slicing Erik Karlsson's Achilles tendon. It was an important game for Ottawa's playoff push, but Cooke's return made it special. » 4/23/13 1:24am 4/23/13 1:24am

Senators Owner Launching Forensic Investigation Into Erik Karlsson…

How do you forensically investigate an injury that is more than a month old? I don't know, but Eugene Melnyk is doing it, goddammit. Back in February, recently-reformed goon Matt Cooke took Erik Karlsson into the boards on a hit that left the Senators defenseman clutching his Achilles tendon. Cooke's skate had… » 3/27/13 10:20pm 3/27/13 10:20pm

This Is The Face Of A Hockey Player As A Skate Slices Through His…

Erik Karlsson, the reigning Norris Trophy winner as the NHL's best defenseman, was putting on another spectacular year. And now it's done. Karlsson suffered a lacerated Achilles tendon as the skate blade of Pittsbugh's Matt Cooke came down on the back of his left foot. He will require surgery and is out… » 2/14/13 10:25am 2/14/13 10:25am

Matt Cooke Is Gonna Try Really, Really Hard Not To Be A Cheap-Shot…

As Matt Cooke kept busy last winter by performing his usual song-and-dance of blindside hits and head shots on Penguins opponents, his wife, Michelle, was in the hospital battling a kidney infection. The ordeal, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, was known by his teammates and coaches—and was enough of a… » 8/24/11 3:30pm 8/24/11 3:30pm

Matt Cooke Is Suspended 10 Games And The First Playoff Round For His…

It's been just over a month since Matt Cooke's last suspension, so of course he's due for a headshot like this one, which he delivered to Ryan McDonagh in a 5-2 loss to the Rangers last night. Cooke is suspended for the remainder of the season (10 games) and for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs (a minimum… » 3/21/11 6:20pm 3/21/11 6:20pm