Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Capitals Trade Matt Pettinger to Vancouver for Matt Cooke

The Capitals have traded forward Matt Pettinger to Vancouver for forward Matt Cooke. Cooke has played 61 games this year recording 7 goals and 9 assists for 16 points. Pettinger has under performed this season with only 7 points and a change of venue may be a good thing for him. Cooke has played his entire career in Vancouver. The Bellville, Ontario native was drafted in the 6th round in 1997.

Matt Cooke Career Stats:
566 Games Played
83 Goals
120 Assists
203 Points
+14 +/- Rating
625 Penalty Minutes
4 Power Play Goals
7 Power Play Assists
8 Shorthanded Goals
13 Game-Winning-Goals
769 Shots on Goal

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