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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 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. Nov 12 - 2:26 PM

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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.
Nov 2 - 1:32 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.
Oct 29 - 6:24 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.
Oct 28 - 12:32 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.
Oct 28 - 9:01 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.
Oct 14 - 10:11 AM

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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Depth Charts

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