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USA Matt Cullen

a.k.a. "Matthew Cullen"

#7 Pittsburgh Penguins / NHL - 18/19

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Matt Cullen Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
47
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

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

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Matt Cullen 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
2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Development Coach
2021-22 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Development Coach
2022-23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Development Coach
2023-24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Development Coach
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Matt Cullen Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2019-04-16T19:30:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders
2019-04-14T12:00:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders
2019-04-12T19:30:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders
2019-04-10T19:30:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders
2019-04-06T19:00:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers
2019-04-04T19:00:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings
2019-04-02T19:30:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Detroit Red Wings
2019-03-31T17:00:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes
2019-03-29T19:00:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins vs Nashville Predators
2019-03-25T19:00:00-0400 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Rangers
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Matt Cullen 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* -* | 1 18 8 * 13 * 21 * 1.17 * 36 * - *
NCAA 2 75* 27* 59* 86* 1.15* 98* -* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 21 1 516* 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 * * * * * *
WC 4 27* 6* 12* 18* 0.67* 14* 8* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 1 6* 3* 1* 4* 0.67* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
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Matt Cullen Connections

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

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Matt Cullen 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
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

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