Matt Cooke suspended four games

Updated: February 9, 2011, 8:36 PM ET
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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cooke has received a four-game suspension for his hit from behind on Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Fedor Tyutin on Tuesday, the NHL announced Wednesday.

Cooke was issued a five-minute major for charging for the hit on Tyutin, which sent him face-first into the glass.

Cooke also was handed a five-minute major for fighting, as was Columbus center Derick Brassard, who went after Cooke after the hit. Tyutin stayed in the game.

The Penguins, who ...

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