And Cooke hasn't reached his potential? You know Cooke isn't that old. Avery doesn't own the potential Matt Cooke has, but that just may be me
i think we've seen all we will from Cooke. he's eclipsed 40 points playing on the 3rd line, finished 2nd in SHG's, placed top-10 in hits, finished in the top-10 in Selke voting, been a thorn in the side of opposing players for years, has become one of the best forecheckers in the game, and proven he doesn't look out of place on a scoring line if needed (but is much more valuable in a checking role). i don't see what there is left for him to accomplish that's reasonable.
and for the record i never said Avery has the potential of Cooke, just that he has still has a lot of potential.