Matt Cooke

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Matt Cooke
2010-04-03 Cooke kneeling.jpg
Cooke with the Penguins on April 3, 2010
Born September 7, 1978 (1978-09-07) (age 36)
Belleville, Ontario, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Minnesota Wild
Washington Capitals
Vancouver Canucks
Pittsburgh Penguins
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 144th overall, 1997
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1998–present

Matthew David Cooke (born September 7, 1978) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins.

He is known as a pest because of his way of aggravating opponents. He has also faced many suspensions by the NHL. In 2009, He won the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Career statistics[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 Windsor Spitfires OHL 61 8 11 19 102 7 1 3 4 6
1996–97 Windsor Spitfires OHL 65 45 50 95 146 5 5 5 10 10
1997–98 Windsor Spitfires OHL 23 14 19 33 50
1997–98 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 25 8 13 21 49 12 8 8 16 20
1998–99 Vancouver Canucks NHL 30 0 2 2 27
1998–99 Syracuse Crunch AHL 37 15 18 33 119
1999–00 Vancouver Canucks NHL 51 5 7 12 39
1999–00 Syracuse Crunch AHL 18 5 8 13 27
2000–01 Vancouver Canucks NHL 81 14 13 27 94 4 0 0 0 4
2001–02 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 13 20 33 111 6 3 2 5 0
2002–03 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 15 27 42 82 14 2 1 3 12
2003–04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 53 11 12 23 73 7 3 1 4 12
2005–06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 45 8 10 18 71
2006–07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 81 10 20 30 64 1 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 61 7 9 16 64
2007–08 Washington Capitals NHL 17 3 4 7 27 7 0 0 0 4
2008–09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 13 18 31 101 24 1 6 7 22
2009–10 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 15 15 30 106 13 4 2 6 22
2010–11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 67 12 18 30 129
2011–12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 19 19 38 44 6 0 4 4 16
2012–13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 48 8 13 21 36 15 0 4 4 35
2013–14 Minnesota Wild NHL 82 10 18 28 54 6 0 3 3 8
NHL totals 1,017 163 225 388 1,122 103 13 23 36 137

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