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USA Matt Cullen
a.k.a. "Matthew Cullen"
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Database: 785 362 players
Last added: Anton Skiboth
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexis Lafrenière 52 35 77 112
2. Alexander Khovanov 51 32 67 99
3. Yegor Sokolov 52 46 46 92
4. Félix Robert 46 36 56 92
5. Xavier Simoneau 61 28 61 89
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
43
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
3-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 3

Matt Cullen was known as a solid two-way center. A good passer and handler of the puck, he was also a quality option on the penalty kill. He was a terrific skater even as an older player.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

Brothers: Joe Cullen & Mark Cullen
Father: Terry Cullen
Grandfather: Barry Cullen
Uncle: John Cullen
Great uncles: Brian Cullen & Ray Cullen

Team Staff profile of Matt Cullen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Moorhead High USHS-MN - - - - - | -
1993-94 Moorhead High USHS-MN - - - - - | -
1994-95 Moorhead High USHS-MN 28 47 42 89 78 | -
1995-96 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 39 12 29 41 28 | -
USA U20 WJC-20 6 3 1 4 0 | -
1996-97 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 36 15 30 45 70 | -
Baltimore Bandits AHL 6 3 3 6 7 -4 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0 -1
1997-98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 61 6 21 27 23 -4 | -
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 18 15 12 27 2 12 | -
USA WC 6 2 1 3 4 0 | -
1998-99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 75 11 14 25 47 -12 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -2
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 3 1 2 3 8 1 | -
USA WC 6 1 6 7 4 5 | -
1999-00 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 80 13 26 39 24 5 | -
2000-01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 82 10 30 40 38 -23 | -
2001-02 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 79 18 30 48 24 -1 | -
2002-03 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 50 7 14 21 12 -4 | -
Florida Panthers NHL 30 6 6 12 22 -4 | -
USA WC 6 1 1 2 2 1 | -
2003-04 Florida Panthers NHL 56 6 13 19 24 -2 | -
USA WC 9 2 4 6 4 2 | -
2004-05 Cortina Italy 36 27 34 61 58 | Playoffs 18 8 13 21 36
2005-06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 78 25 24 49 40 4 | Playoffs 25 4 14 18 12 2
2006-07 New York Rangers NHL 80 16 25 41 52 0 | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 6 -2
2007-08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 59 13 36 49 32 2 | -
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 69 22 21 43 20 11 | Playoffs 18 3 3 6 14 0
2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 60 12 28 40 26 0 | -
Ottawa Senators NHL 21 4 4 8 8 -7 | Playoffs 6 3 5 8 0 -3
2010-11 Minnesota Wild NHL 78 12 27 39 34 -14 | -
2011-12 Minnesota Wild “A” NHL 73 14 21 35 24 -10 | -
2012-13 Minnesota Wild NHL 42 7 20 27 10 9 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 2 1
2013-14 Nashville Predators NHL 77 10 29 39 32 4 | -
2014-15 Nashville Predators NHL 62 7 18 25 16 8 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 4 -1
2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 82 16 16 32 20 5 | Playoffs 24 4 2 6 8 3
2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 72 13 18 31 30 4 | Playoffs 25 2 7 9 24 -1
2017-18 Minnesota Wild NHL 79 11 11 22 20 -1 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 2 -3
2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 7 13 20 14 6 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -1
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2019-20 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Development Coach
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2018-2019
Tue 16/04 Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders
Sun 14/04 Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders
Fri 12/04 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders
Wed 10/04 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders
Sat 06/04 Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers
Thu 04/04 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings
Tue 02/04 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Detroit Red Wings
Sun 31/03 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes
Fri 29/03 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Nashville Predators
Mon 25/03 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Rangers
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 27 19 17 36 1.33 17 9 | 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 0 -1
Italy 1 36 27 34 61 1.69 58 0 | 1 18 8 13 21 1.17 36 0
NCAA 2 75 27 59 86 1.15 98 0 | 0
NHL 21 1516 266 465 731 0.48 592 -24 | 11 132 19 39 58 0.44 72 -7
USHS-MN 3 28 47 42 89 3.18 78 0 | 0
WC 4 27 6 12 18 0.67 14 8 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 3 1 4 0.67 0 0 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/10/2019
07/10/2019 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Retired
07/01/2018
07/01/2018 Confirmed Minnesota Wild Pittsburgh Penguins
08/16/2017
08/16/2017 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Minnesota Wild
08/17/2016
08/17/2016 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
08/06/2015
08/06/2015 Confirmed Nashville Predators Pittsburgh Penguins
07/05/2013
07/05/2013 Confirmed Minnesota Wild Nashville Predators
07/02/2010
07/02/2010 Confirmed Ottawa Senators Minnesota Wild
02/12/2010
02/12/2010 Confirmed Carolina Hurricanes Ottawa Senators
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Baltimore Bandits

Cult/Star player for Carolina Hurricanes

Cult/Star player for Cortina

Cult/Star player for Moorhead High

Cult/Star player for St. Cloud State Univ.

Career transactions
- 2019-07-10 • Announced his retirement
- 2018-07-01 • Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2017-08-16 • Signed by the Minnesota Wild
- 2015-08-06 • Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2013-07-05 • Signed by the Nashville Predators
- 2010-07-02 • Signed by the Minnesota Wild
- 2010-02-12 • Traded to the Ottawa Senators for Alexandre R. Picard & a 2010 2nd round pick (later traded to Edmonton: Martin Marinčin)
- 2007-07-17 • Traded to the Carolina Hurricanes for Andrew Hutchinson, Joe Barnes & a 2008 3rd round pick (Yevgeniy Grachyov)
- 2006-07-01 • Signed by the New York Rangers
- 2004-09-18 • (NHL lockout) Signed by Cortina
- 2004-08-05 • Signed by the Carolina Hurricanes
- 2003-01-30 • Traded to the Florida Panthers with Pavel Trnka & a 2003 4th round pick (James Pemberton)
- 1997-04-04 • Signed by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

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