Matt Cooke was handed a seven-game suspension on Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit that injured Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. On Thursday he gave a brief statement without taking questions. In the short statement to the media, Cooke explained that he's not the same player he was many years ago and it was not his intention to hurt Barrie.
Matt Cooke didn't intend to injure Tyson Barrie, says he's changed
CBS Sports | Apr 24