Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Cookie re-signs in Vancouver

The winger had 11 goals and 12 assists in 53 games with the Canucks in 2003-04.

VANCOUVER (CP) -- The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed winger Matt
Cooke to a $4.525-million US, three-year deal, a source said Tuesday.

The NHL club was to announce the deal either later Tuesday night or Wednesday.

The 27-year-old will earn $1.5 million this season, $1.5 million in
2006-07 and $1.525 million in 2007-08.

Cooke, a restricted free agent, has not been at Canucks camp but
arrived in town Tuesday after agreeing to the new deal.

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