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Matt Cullen | Winger

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (38) / 11/2/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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Matt Cullen has registered eight points in his last eight games.
The 38-year-old has been quiet for most of the season but he seems to have caught fire down the stretch. He is currently on a three-game point streak, and he is coming off back-to-back two point games. Cullen has never been known as a big-time point producer but he did have several 40-plus point seasons in his career. He has six goals and 19 points in 48 games this season. Mar 1 - 9:32 AM

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Matt Cullen scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over New Jersey.

It was Cullen's first goal since December 20th against Minnesota (18 games). The 38-year-old opened the scoring at the 8:49 mark of the first period and he assisted on Craig Smith's insurance marker in the third period. Cullen moved from the third line to the second line for this game. He has five goals and 13 points in 41 games this season. His fantasy upside is extremely limited.
Feb 15 - 8:58 AM

Matt Cullen will be back in the Nashville lineup Saturday afternoon against Minnesota.

He will skate on the Predators' third line alongside Olli Jokinen and Calle Jarnkrok. Cullen was once a fantasy asset but he is no longer is rosterable.
Jan 10 - 1:47 PM

Matt Cullen (upper body) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Cullen has missed Nashville's last six games due to the injury. He's projected to play alongside Calle Jarnkrok and Olli Jokinen. Miikka Salomaki, who was previously playing on that line, has been sent to the minors.
Jan 9 - 2:23 PM

Matt Cullen (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He has missed the past two games with an upper-body injury. Cullen has generated just four goals and nine points in 25 games this season.
Jan 2 - 10:35 AM

Matt Cullen will be scratched Tuesday night, and considered day-to-day with an upper body injury.

No word yet on the extent of his injury. Cullen was once a multi-category fantasy stud for deep leagues, but with his remaining offensive and faceoff winning skills suddenly eroded, he can no longer be recommended.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 07:34:00 PM

Matt Cullen (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Cullen missed the 'Thanksgiving Classic' in Nashville on Thursday before returning to play a shade under 12 minutes against lowly Columbus. He has three goals and seven points in 14 games this season as he missed the first eight games of the season with an upper body injury.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 03:24:00 AM

It does not appear as if Matt Cullen will be in the lineup against St. Louis Saturday night.

He is still dealing with an upper-body injury and should be considered questionable at best.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 01:36:00 PM

Matt Cullen isn't expected to play Thursday because of an upper-body injury.

He wasn't on the ice for practice in the morning and Mike Fisher is projected to take his place in the lineup. Cullen is considered day-to-day.
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 01:34:00 PM

Matt Cullen scored in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Edmonton.

He has notched two goals and five points in seven games this season. Cullen is making up for lost time after he missed the first eight games of the year because of an upper-body injury.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 02:26:00 PM

Matt Cullen has done a nice job of centering the Predators' second line since he returned from an upper-body injury this past week.

He missed Nashville's first eight games but has two assists in the two games he's played since returning. With Filip Forsberg, James Neal and Mike Ribeiro solidly entrenched as the Preds' first unit, Cullen has meshed nicely with Craig Smith and Derek Roy on a dangerous second line. If you have an injury and need a replacement forward, Cullen might make a decent call up.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014 01:32:00 PM

Matt Cullen will suit up in his first game of the season on Wednesday night.

He had been sidelined with an upper-body injury, which was believed to be a concussion. Cullen is slated to play alongside Derek Roy with Craig Smith. He meshed well with Smith last season and scored five of his 10 goals when Smith was on the ice.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 06:24:00 PM

Matt Cullen (upper body) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Cullen missed Nashville's first eight games of the 2014-15 campaign. He'll make his season debut on Wednesday.
Tue, Oct 28, 2014 12:32:00 PM

Matt Cullen (upper body) participated in a full practice Monday.

However, he is still listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Cullen hasn't played any games this season due to the ailment, but he appears to be inching closer.
Tue, Oct 28, 2014 09:01:00 AM

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.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 10:11:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mike Ribeiro
2Mike Fisher
3Mike Santorelli
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Paul Gaustad
LW1Matt Cullen
2Colin Wilson
3Gabriel Bourque
4Taylor Beck
RW1James Neal
2Filip Forsberg
3Craig Smith
4Eric Nystrom
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Cody Franson
4Seth Jones
5Mattias Ekholm
6Ryan Ellis
7Anton Volchenkov
8Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton