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Matt Cooke
Matt Cooke
Left Wing  - MIN
Number: 24
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 7, 1978  (Age 35)
Birthplace: Belleville, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 5, 2013.
Drafted: VAN / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (144th overall)

PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS
*11th trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs. Leads Minnesota with 98 career playoff games
*Led team with 6 hits in Game 1 at COL (4/17)
*Tied playoff career high with an assist in three straight games (0-3=3, 5/19-5/24/13) vs. Ottawa in 2013 playoffs. Led Pittsburgh with 63 hits
*Won Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh in 2009

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS
*Ranked 1st on team in hits. Led team forwards in blocked shots
*Had two assists and season-best +3 (tied career-high) STL (4/10)
*Skated in 1,000th NHL game vs. EDM (3/11)
*Whistled for season-high 12 PIM at COL (1/30)
*Recorded goal and season-high 5 shots at COL (11/30)
*Tallied GWG and assist in back-to-back games vs. WPG (10/10), vs. DAL (10/12)
*Scored goal in first shift as member of Wild 1:04 into contest vs. LA (10/3



Traded to Kingston (OHL) by Windsor (OHL) for Brent L'Hereux, December 17, 1997. Traded to Washington by Vancouver for Matt Pettinger, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 6, 2008.

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