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NEW YORK (April 23, 2014) – Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for kneeing Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie during Game Three of the teams’ First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in St. Paul on Monday, April 21, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

If the term of the suspension is not fully served during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the remaining games will be served at the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season.

The incident occurred at 2:02 of the second period. Cooke was assessed a minor penalty for kneeing.

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RockWestfall711's avatar

I’d say its a huge joke except it isn’t funny.  Insulting to anyone with a functioning brain.

Posted by RockWestfall711 from Las Vegas on 04/23/14 at 08:02 PM ET

awould's avatar

A slap on the wrist. Ridiculous.

Posted by awould on 04/23/14 at 09:36 PM ET

redxblack's avatar

The term is missing a zero after the seven.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 04/23/14 at 11:36 PM ET

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