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NHL Suspends Matt Cooke for Two Games

Tuesday, 01.27.2009 / 5:38 PM / News
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NHL Suspends Matt Cooke for Two Games
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cooke has been suspended for two games, without pay, as a result of a blow delivered to the head of Carolina forward Scott Walker during NHL Game #687, Jan. 20 against the Carolina Hurricanes, the National Hockey League announced.

Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for interference against Scott Walker at 12:58 of the first  period. Walker left the game and did not return.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Cooke will forfeit $12,903.23. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

Cooke will miss games against the New York Rangers on Jan. 28 and New Jersey on Jan. 30. He will be eligible to return Jan. 31 at Toronto.
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