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Published July 05, 2013, 09:41 PM

Wild sign Cooke

(WDAY TV) -- The Wild took that extra money and signed Penguins forward Matt Cooke, to a 3-year deal worth 7 and a half million. Now, Cooke isn't exactly Mr. Nice guy, in fact he's the exact opposite to many in the hockey world.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- The Wild took that extra money and signed Penguins forward Matt Cooke, to a 3-year deal worth 7 and a half million. Now, Cooke isn't exactly Mr. Nice guy, in fact he's the exact opposite to many in the hockey world.

He's been suspended 5 times in his career, missing a total of 27 games.

Many around the league believe he intentionally stomped on Eric Karlsson's leg this year, an incident that sliced Karlsson's achilles tendon.

On the other hand, he has some scoring punch. He scored 8 goals in a shortened season last year.

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