Big Easy Pens Fan wrote: Would they just give him the misconduct to protect him from further attacks?
Dickie Dunn wrote:Either for protection or because he tried to toss Neil's stick over the glass.
Shyster wrote:Big Easy Pens Fan wrote: Would they just give him the misconduct to protect him from further attacks?
Yes. At the time, IIRC there was 2:06 left in the game, so a regular minor wouldn't have sent him to the locker room for the rest of the game.
penmyst wrote:Why not just invent a "Roughing" call on Cooke there, to get him off the ice til the end of the game?
Misconducts aggregate, so later this year he could face a suspension for getting 3 misconducts (if he nabs more misconducts, which he is always 90% to a misconduct call simply for putting on a jersey with "Cooke" on the back of it).
It's BS. He did nothing wrong and if the other team can't control themselves at the end of a game, the league has the power to lay the hammer down on them for it. But instead, they drop it on Cooke's head because they can and nobody will complain about it except Penguin fans.
shafnutz05 wrote:Cooke was getting attacked by Neil, and he still had the presence of mind to want to offer a souvenir to a lucky fan in the stands. What a guy.
Kovy27 wrote:He attempted to throw Neil's stick over the boards. Auto misconduct.
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