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“After it happened, I asked Ray and ownership if I could leave for a little while. They were OK with it. Everyone has times in their lives when you need help or you need to talk to somebody. I`ve had the chance to work with some people. I spent a week specifically dealing with those things.”

-Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins on dealing with his style of play.  More from Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

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Wings_in_NYC's avatar

Once a bum, always a bum. You aren’t going to change anyone’s minds, Cooke.

Posted by Wings_in_NYC on 04/30/11 at 03:01 PM ET

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Right…just ask Bertuzzi….err

Posted by JBM on 04/30/11 at 03:40 PM ET

socalwingnut's avatar

The thing is Cooke, like Bertuzzi, brings other highly desired skills to the table. I am a big believer in redemption, so I am pulling for Cooke and I hope he truly changes his ways. Actions speak louder than words and there is no doubt Cooke will be on a short leash in the NHL’s eyes.

Posted by socalwingnut on 04/30/11 at 04:35 PM ET

Wings_in_NYC's avatar

bert’s one boneheaded play vs. cooke’s multiple….err.

Posted by Wings_in_NYC on 05/01/11 at 01:21 AM ET

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