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Matt Cooke
Matt Cooke
Left Wing
Number: 24
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 7, 1978  (Age 36)
Birthplace: Belleville, ON, Canada
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Acquired: From Vancouver in exchange for Matt Pettinger, Feb. 26, 2008
Drafted: VAN / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (144th overall)

PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS
*11th trip to Stanley Cup Playoffs
*Has led team in hits in four of five games he has played in
*Had an assist in first goal of game and game-high 5 hits in Game 4 vs. CHI (5/9)
*Suspended 7 games for kneeing Tyson Barrie in Game 3 vs COL (4/21)
*Skated in 100th career playoff contest in Game 3 vs. COL (4/21)
*Led Pittsburgh with 63 hits in 2013 playoffs
*Won Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh in 2009

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS
*Ranked 1st on team in hits. Led team forwards in blocked shots
*Skated in 1,000th NHL game vs. EDM (3/11)
*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



* Second on the team and 14th in the NHL with 197 hits (through Thursday's games)
* Scored the ninth SHG of his career, his first this year, 3/14 vs. ATL
* Has a pair of multiple-point games as a Cap (1-1-2 vs. ATL, 3/14; 1-2-3 vs. BOS, 3/3)
* Made his Capitals debut 3/1 vs. TOR
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