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Where Will Matt Cooke Land?

from Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,

It's not official yet and can't be for another day, at least.

But the evidence is accumulating that Matt Cooke won't be with the Penguins in 2013-14.

Cooke, a blue-collar winger, is on the cusp of unrestricted free agency, and will be eligible to sign with any team Friday.

General manager Ray Shero acknowledged Wednesday evening that precedent strongly suggests that, now that Cooke is about to be free to move on, he almost certainly will do so.

"Most guys, if they get [to unrestricted free agency], there's more money, or they want a change," Shero said.


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No.  Just no.

Posted by Garth on 07/04/13 at 10:05 AM ET

DocF's avatar

Cooke carries so much baggage account his dirty play that few teams can afford to take him on.

Posted by DocF from Now: Lynn Haven, FL; was Reidsville, NC on 07/04/13 at 10:15 AM ET

NIVO's avatar

yea, hell no. 20-game stretch out for some selfish dumbass act, i think we all pass on this one.

Posted by NIVO from underpants gnome village on 07/04/13 at 12:00 PM ET

Da lil Guy's avatar

I think it probably won’t be Ottawa.

Posted by Da lil Guy from Guelph, Ontario on 07/04/13 at 12:36 PM ET

John W.'s avatar

Philly. because, why not?

Posted by John W. from a bubble wrap cocoon on 07/04/13 at 01:13 PM ET

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