Player Updates

June 1, 2015 02:37 PM
Cooke replaced Sean Bergenheim in Friday's Game 5 win over St. Louis and had two shots on goal and four hits in 10:30 of ice time.Cooke and Bergenheim may continue to swap places between the bench and the fourth line the rest of the series.
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Cooke replaced Sean Bergenheim in Friday's Game 5 win over St. Louis and had two shots on goal and four hits in 10:30 of ice time.Cooke and Bergenheim may continue to swap places between the bench and the fourth line the rest of the series.

June 1, 2015 02:45 PM
Cooke is slated to be among the Wild's lineup scratches Monday against Blues, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.Along with Cooke, Erik Haula, Jordan Schroeder and Ryan Carter are slated to be scratched Monday, while Sean Bergenheim and Justin Fontaine are in line to join the team's Game 3 lineup. Cooke saw 10:27 worth of ice time in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Blues.
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Cooke is slated to be among the Wild's lineup scratches Monday against Blues, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.Along with Cooke, Erik Haula, Jordan Schroeder and Ryan Carter are slated to be scratched Monday, while Sean Bergenheim and Justin Fontaine are in line to join the team's Game 3 lineup. Cooke saw 10:27 worth of ice time in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Blues.

June 1, 2015 02:47 PM
Cooke will suit up on Saturday for Game 2 of the Wild's first-round playoff matchup with St. Louis, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.Cooke hasn't played since Feb. 1, and has been plagued by injury for much of the season. He leads the Wild in career playoff games (103), and will add a veteran presence to Minnesota's lineup.
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Cooke will suit up on Saturday for Game 2 of the Wild's first-round playoff matchup with St. Louis, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.Cooke hasn't played since Feb. 1, and has been plagued by injury for much of the season. He leads the Wild in career playoff games (103), and will add a veteran presence to Minnesota's lineup.

June 1, 2015 02:47 PM
Cooke (undisclosed) won't play in Game 2 of the first-round playoff matchup with St. Louis, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Cooke, who last played Feb. 1, was activated from injured reserve Tuesday and then had a setback unrelated his previous sports hernia injury. He may be healthy enough to play, but the Wild are going to use the same fourth line (Sean Bergenheim, Kyle Brodziak and Justin Fontaine) as Game 1.
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Cooke (undisclosed) won't play in Game 2 of the first-round playoff matchup with St. Louis, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Cooke, who last played Feb. 1, was activated from injured reserve Tuesday and then had a setback unrelated his previous sports hernia injury. He may be healthy enough to play, but the Wild are going to use the same fourth line (Sean Bergenheim, Kyle Brodziak and Justin Fontaine) as Game 1.

June 1, 2015 02:51 PM
Cooke (undisclosed) has been ruled out for Thursday's Game 1 against the Blues, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Cooke (undisclosed) has been ruled out for Thursday's Game 1 against the Blues, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

June 1, 2015 02:52 PM
Cooke missed Tuesday's practice due to what was described as "discomfort," Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Coach Mike Yeo said Cooke was being viewed as a "possibility" for Thursday's Game 1 against the Blues, though the winger likely wouldn't play if he's not quite 100 percent healthy. Yeo indicated Cooke's absence was unrelated to his prior sports hernia surgery, from which he returned last week for the Wild's final two regular-season contests.
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Cooke missed Tuesday's practice due to what was described as "discomfort," Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Coach Mike Yeo said Cooke was being viewed as a "possibility" for Thursday's Game 1 against the Blues, though the winger likely wouldn't play if he's not quite 100 percent healthy. Yeo indicated Cooke's absence was unrelated to his prior sports hernia surgery, from which he returned last week for the Wild's final two regular-season contests.

June 1, 2015 02:59 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Predators.Cooke, who last played Feb. 1, was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, but sat out the Wild's victory over the Blackhawks. The physical winger looks to be fully recovered from the procedure that cost him over two months of action, and he should have the chance to reclaim a regular role in the Wild's bottom-six ranks heading into the playoffs. He's been limited to just 27 games due to injury this season.
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Cooke (sports hernia) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Predators.Cooke, who last played Feb. 1, was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, but sat out the Wild's victory over the Blackhawks. The physical winger looks to be fully recovered from the procedure that cost him over two months of action, and he should have the chance to reclaim a regular role in the Wild's bottom-six ranks heading into the playoffs. He's been limited to just 27 games due to injury this season.

June 1, 2015 03:01 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) will not play Tuesday against the Blackhawks.Cooke practiced with the Wild during Tuesday's morning skate and was later activated from IR, but it looks like his return may have to wait until one of the team's final two regular-season games. His next chance to play will come Thursday in Nashville.
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Cooke (sports hernia) will not play Tuesday against the Blackhawks.Cooke practiced with the Wild during Tuesday's morning skate and was later activated from IR, but it looks like his return may have to wait until one of the team's final two regular-season games. His next chance to play will come Thursday in Nashville.

June 1, 2015 03:02 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, according to the NHL's official media site.Coach Mike Yeo wouldn't reveal whether either of his injured wingers (Cooke and Jason Zucker) would play Tuesday against the Blackhawks, but the activation of both players from IR suggests it's a good possibility both will skate. The Wild would benefit from having the rough-and-tumble Cooke back on their penalty kill as the team prepares for a run to the playoffs.
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Cooke (sports hernia) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, according to the NHL's official media site.Coach Mike Yeo wouldn't reveal whether either of his injured wingers (Cooke and Jason Zucker) would play Tuesday against the Blackhawks, but the activation of both players from IR suggests it's a good possibility both will skate. The Wild would benefit from having the rough-and-tumble Cooke back on their penalty kill as the team prepares for a run to the playoffs.

June 1, 2015 03:08 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) may be ready to play as soon as next Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.Cooke has missed the last two months while recovering from the sports hernia, but seems to be increased his practice involvement over the last few days. If he's able to suit up for a game or two before the regular season ends, Cooke should solidify a regular role on the Wild's third or fourth line during their playoff run.
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Cooke (sports hernia) may be ready to play as soon as next Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.Cooke has missed the last two months while recovering from the sports hernia, but seems to be increased his practice involvement over the last few days. If he's able to suit up for a game or two before the regular season ends, Cooke should solidify a regular role on the Wild's third or fourth line during their playoff run.

June 1, 2015 03:11 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) participated in the three-on-three work during Monday's practice, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.No timetable has been set for his return, but Cooke hopes to return before the end of the regular season so he can be a factor in the playoffs. Cooke has been out since Feb. 1 with the injury.
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Cooke (sports hernia) participated in the three-on-three work during Monday's practice, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.No timetable has been set for his return, but Cooke hopes to return before the end of the regular season so he can be a factor in the playoffs. Cooke has been out since Feb. 1 with the injury.

June 1, 2015 03:14 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) said he hopes to start practicing this week, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Cooke has been out since Feb. 1 with the injury. He hopes to return before the end of the regular season so he can be a factor in the playoffs.
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Cooke (sports hernia) said he hopes to start practicing this week, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Cooke has been out since Feb. 1 with the injury. He hopes to return before the end of the regular season so he can be a factor in the playoffs.

June 1, 2015 03:41 PM
Coach Mike Yeo said Tuesday that Cooke (sports hernia) isn't close to practicing with the team.
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Coach Mike Yeo said Tuesday that Cooke (sports hernia) isn't close to practicing with the team.

June 1, 2015 03:51 PM
Cooke (sports hernia) has been able to skate for the last week, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Despite his involvement on the ice, Cooke isn't expected to resume practicing in the near future. It looks like a mid-March return is a best-case scenario for the winger, but it seems more likely that his timetable will extend beyond that.
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Cooke (sports hernia) has been able to skate for the last week, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Despite his involvement on the ice, Cooke isn't expected to resume practicing in the near future. It looks like a mid-March return is a best-case scenario for the winger, but it seems more likely that his timetable will extend beyond that.

June 1, 2015 04:19 PM
Cooke will undergo sports hernia surgery, and he is expected to be out for five-to-six weeks, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports.Cooke was moved to injured reserve Wednesday amid rumors that his injury could be season-ending. While that's not entirely out of the picture, his recovery timetable hints at a return in mid-to-late March.
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Cooke will undergo sports hernia surgery, and he is expected to be out for five-to-six weeks, Michael Russo of the Star Tribune reports.Cooke was moved to injured reserve Wednesday amid rumors that his injury could be season-ending. While that's not entirely out of the picture, his recovery timetable hints at a return in mid-to-late March.

June 1, 2015 04:21 PM
Cooke (lower body) was moved to injured reserve Wednesday.We might have seen the last of the 36-year-old this season, as he's believed to be dealing with a sports hernia injury that will require surgery. The Wild should provide an official update on his situation in the coming days, but those relying on the rugged Cooke for hits and PIM should prepare to replace his production.
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Cooke (lower body) was moved to injured reserve Wednesday.We might have seen the last of the 36-year-old this season, as he's believed to be dealing with a sports hernia injury that will require surgery. The Wild should provide an official update on his situation in the coming days, but those relying on the rugged Cooke for hits and PIM should prepare to replace his production.

June 1, 2015 04:22 PM
Cooke (lower body) could require season-ending surgery for his injury, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Cooke (lower body) could require season-ending surgery for his injury, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

June 1, 2015 04:22 PM
Cooke is out for Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks due to a lower body injury.Cooke has only been ruled out for Tuesday, but Wild coach Mike Yeo said the absence could last longer. Cooke has not registered a point since Jan. 15.
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Cooke is out for Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks due to a lower body injury.Cooke has only been ruled out for Tuesday, but Wild coach Mike Yeo said the absence could last longer. Cooke has not registered a point since Jan. 15.

June 2, 2015 04:40 AM
Cooke (hip) was activated from injured reserve Saturday and will suit up against the Predators, Rachel Blount of the Minneapolis Stat Tribune reports.He'll replace Justin Fontaine in the lineup, joining Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter on the Wild's third line. Cooke last played on Oct. 28 before missing the last 22 games with a hip flexor.
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Cooke (hip) was activated from injured reserve Saturday and will suit up against the Predators, Rachel Blount of the Minneapolis Stat Tribune reports.He'll replace Justin Fontaine in the lineup, joining Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter on the Wild's third line. Cooke last played on Oct. 28 before missing the last 22 games with a hip flexor.

June 2, 2015 04:41 AM
Cooke (hip) practiced again Friday and appears optimistic about his chances of returning to the lineup Saturday against the Predators, John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Cooke (hip) practiced again Friday and appears optimistic about his chances of returning to the lineup Saturday against the Predators, John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.