VIDEO: Matt Cooke levels Rangers F Mats Zuccarello

by Dec 22, 9:00 PM

Late in the first period of Sunday evening's game between the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild, Wild forward Matt Cooke caught diminutive Rangers winger Mats Zuccarello with a heavy, clean hit behind the Rangers net.

The impact is quite something:

Despite Cooke's reputation the referees saw this hit as clean, and Cooke was not assessed a penalty on the play.