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Matt Cullen | Center | #7

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (40) / 11/2/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 1996 / Rd. 2 (35) / ANA
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Matt Cullen will be rested on Sunday against the Rangers.
His concludes his regular season with 13 goals and 31 points over 72 games. Apr 9 - 7:18 PM

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Matt Cullen was fine to play on Thursday night.

He was hurt late in Tuesday's game against Columbus, but he was in the lineup versus New Jersey. Cullen scored his 13th goal of the season in the contest during a Pittsburgh penalty kill and he finished with 15:30 of ice time.
Apr 7 - 4:51 AM

Matt Cullen left Tuesday's game due to an undisclosed injury.

Cullen was hurt in the third period when he was hit by Columbus' Scott Hartnell. The Penguins didn't provide an update on Cullen's status following the game.
Apr 5 - 10:45 AM

Matt Cullen is dealing with an illness.

Cullen missed Thursday's practice as a result. He also missed Tuesday's morning skate due to the disease, but still played on Wednesday. Nevertheless we'll err on the side of caution and list him as day-to-day for now.
Mar 31 - 9:10 AM

Matt Cullen is on a three-game point streak.

Cullen reached that mark by registering an assist in the Penguins' 5-1 loss to Chicago on Wednesday. He has 12 goals and 29 points in 67 games this season.
Mar 30 - 10:59 AM

Matt Cullen got back on the ice Wednesday morning after he missed Tuesday's session because of an illness.

Look for him to play in Wednesday's match against Chicago. Cullen has collected two goals and three assists in the last six games.
Mar 29 - 1:25 PM

Matt Cullen didn't practice Tuesday because of an illness.

It's unclear if he will ready to play Wednesday, but we should know more after the morning skate.
Mar 28 - 6:14 PM

Matt Cullen scored a power play goal in Sunday's 6-2 loss to the Flyers.

Cullen opened the scoring in the first period, but it was all Philadelphia after that point. The veteran center now has three points in his last two games. He's up 12 goals and 16 assists in 66 games this season.
Mar 27 - 10:47 AM

Matt Cullen scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the New York Islanders.

Cullen picked up the primary assist on Cameron Gaunce's second-period goal to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Cullen also added a goal of his own at the 13:50 mark of the third frame to tie the game at three. The veteran finished the game with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 18:28 of ice time. Cullen has 11 goals and 16 assists this season. Sidney Crosby scored the other goal for the Penguins.
Mar 24 - 10:27 PM

Matt Cullen (lower body) will be a game-time decision Wednesday.

He took part in the morning skate on Pittsburgh's fourth line, so consider likely to play. Cullen has missed the last three games due to a lower-body injury.
Mar 15 - 12:48 PM

Matt Cullen (undisclosed) is questionable for Wednesday's game.

Cullen has missed the Penguins' last three contests. He's one of eight regulars that are missing for Pittsburgh right now, so the Penguins could certainly use a bit of good news on the injury front and his return would certainly qualify.
Mar 15 - 7:07 AM

Matt Cullen (undisclosed) won't suit up in Monday's game against Calgary.

We don't know much about his status going forward, but we'll consider him day-to-day for now. Josh Archibald will take his spot in the lineup.
Mar 13 - 8:52 PM

Matt Cullen (undisclosed) is considered a game-time decision.

Cullen has missed the Penguins' last two games. He has 10 goals and 23 points in 59 contests this season.
Mar 13 - 4:16 PM

Matt Cullen has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury and will not play Saturday against the Canucks.

Mark it two games in a row Cullen is absent from the lineup. Through 59 games this season the veteran pivot has posted 10 goals and 23 points along with 23 blocks and 31 hits while seeing an average of 13:37 ice time per game.
Mar 11 - 8:27 PM

Matt Cullen will be scratched against the Oilers on Friday.

Through 59 games this season the veteran pivot has posted 10 goals and 23 points along with 23 blocks and 31 hits while seeing an average of 13:37 ice time per game.
Mar 10 - 8:39 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Nick Bonino
4Matt Cullen
5Oskar Sundqvist
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Scott Wilson
5Chris Kunitz
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Carter Rowney
6Josh Archibald
D1Kris Letang
2Justin Schultz
3Trevor Daley
4Olli Maatta
5Ian Cole
6Ron Hainsey
7Brian Dumoulin
8Mark Streit
G1Matt Murray
2Marc-Andre Fleury
3Tristan Jarry