Hangtime -- Matt Cooke

April 1, 2003
By Shelley Gepfert
Matt Cooke can tell you a thing or two about turn-of-the-century fainting couches. Yeah, that's right: Hockey players-well, at least one that we know of-go antiquing. And this one is not afraid to admit it.

"There's a real rush when you bid at an auction," says the center, 24. "Kind of like the addiction a gambler has."

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