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Matt Cullen | Winger

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (37) / 11/2/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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Matt Cullen (upper body) took part in Monday's practice.
It marked his first full-team session since he suffered an upper-body injury during the preseason. Cullen is still considered to be day-to-day, but his progress ins encouraging. Oct 14 - 10:11 AM

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Matt Cullen is still considered day-to-day.

He is recovering from an upper-body injury he sustained in a preseason game on September 25th. Cullen is strictly a 3rd or 4th line option at present and as a result he has no fantasy value.
Oct 11 - 1:32 PM

The Nashville Predators have placed veteran forward Matt Cullen on injured reserve to start the regular season.

The Preds say Cullen has an upper-body injury, suffered in a recent preseason game. Cullen, 37, scored 10 goals and collected 39 points for Nashville last season.
Oct 7 - 10:00 PM

Matt Cullen skated on Friday but is still considered day-to-day with a upper-body injury.

Cullen suffered the injury in a preseason game against Tampa Bay earlier in training camp. The 37-year-old scored 10 goals and 39 points for the Preds last season.
Oct 4 - 11:39 AM

Matt Cullen exited Tuesday's 4-2 preseason loss at Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury.

Defenseman Jonathan-Ismael Diaby was also hurt in the contest. Consider them both day-to-day for now.
Sep 25 - 2:07 PM

Matt Cullen recorded three assists in Nashville's 5-2 win Friday night.

Cullen has three goals and 11 points in his last seven games. That offensive outburst has allowed him to reach the 35-point mark for the eighth straight season, not including the shortened campaign.
Apr 5 - 10:06 AM

Matt Cullen tallied two goals in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to Colorado.

He has nine goals and 30 points in 68 games this season, but he's amassed six points in his last three matches. "It's been a frustrating season, but it's nice to be playing with some pretty good players in (Mike Fisher and Patric Hornqvist), getting some good opportunities and playing a lot of minutes," Cullen said.
Mar 26 - 9:32 AM

Matt Cullen scored a goal and registered three assists in Nashville's 6-5 win over Calgary Friday night.

Cullen had a fantastic night and he was the key factor in Predators' win. He now has seven goals and 21 assists in 66 games this season. Defenseman Shea Weber scored two goals, while Patrik Hornqvist also had a strong night with a goal and two assists. Victor Bartley and Viktor Stalberg also scored for the Predators.
Mar 22 - 3:17 AM

Matt Cullen was able to play on Tuesday night.

He was considered doubtful to suit up after he missed practice on Monday because of a lower-body injury. Cullen had one shot and a minus-1 rating in 10:47 of ice time during Nashville's 3-1 loss to Pittsburgh.
Mar 5 - 10:52 AM

Matt Cullen skipped practice Monday because of a lower-body injury.

He is considered doubtful to play Tuesday, but more should be known about his status after the team's morning skate. Cullen has six goals and 23 points in 56 games this season.
Mar 4 - 10:08 AM

Matt Cullen (upper body) returned to action on Thursday February 27.

It was Cullen's first game since Jan. 24. He scored a power-play goal in Nashville's 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay.
Feb 28 - 1:45 AM

Many of the Predators' forwards are in scoring slumps as the NHL is about ready to resume play.

Matt Cullen hasn't scored in 29 games, while Colin Wilson's last goal came 20 games ago. Patric Hornqvist has notched only two goals in his last 18 games. If the Preds are going to make a playoff push they are going to need these three players to pick it up a bit in the team's final 23 games.
Feb 22 - 12:25 PM

Matt Cullen is listed as "doubtful" for Saturday night's game against the Ducks due to an undisclosed injury.

The Predators will likely recall someone from the AHL as insurance for Cullen Saturday night. He just returned on Thursday from an upper-body injury.
Feb 8 - 1:54 PM

Matt Cullen returned to action on Thursday February 6 from an upper-body injury.

He missed four games due to the ailment. Cullen logged only 7:36 of ice time in his return.
Feb 7 - 2:26 AM

Matt Cullen (upper body) practiced fully on Tuesday.

He has missed four games with an upper-body injury, but could be ready to return on Thursday against Minnesota.
Feb 5 - 9:31 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mike Ribeiro
2Olli Jokinen
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Paul Gaustad
5Mike Fisher
LW1Matt Cullen
2Viktor Stalberg
3Gabriel Bourque
4Colin Wilson
RW1James Neal
2Craig Smith
3Filip Forsberg
4Richard Clune
5Eric Nystrom
6Taylor Beck
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Seth Jones
4Ryan Ellis
5Mattias Ekholm
6Anton Volchenkov
7Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton