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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 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

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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

Matt Cullen (upper body) might return on Tuesday.

Cullen missed Sunday's contest due to the ailment. He has 22 points and 26 penalty minutes in 53 games in 2013-14.
Jan 28 - 1:41 PM

Matt Cullen didn't play in Sunday's loss to Edmonton because of an upper-body injury.

He had three helpers in his previous two games to give him 22 points in 53 contests this campaign.
Jan 27 - 11:35 AM

Matt Cullen scored a goal and registered an assist for the Predators in Wednesday's 4-0 win over Columbus.

Cullen's role is to provide secondary scoring for the defensive-minded Predators, but he has done much more than that as of late, registering seven points in his last four outings (nine points in his last six games). Since the 2004-05 lockout, Cullen has averaged 0.59 points per game (pro-rated to a 48 point average over 82 games), which does highlight that he does have some offensive flare. You won't get Crosby-like numbers from him, but an expectation of him finishing the season with 45-50 points is probably reasonable. Nick Spaling, Mike Fisher and David Legwand all chipped in with goals in the win.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 09:55:00 PM

Matt Cullen had a fantastic night in Thursday's 4-2 win over Toronto.

Cullen notched his fourth goal of the campaign in the victory while also racking up three helpers. Linemate Craig Smith scored a pair of goals and added an assist while Seth Jones also buried his third career NHL goal in the victory.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 09:40:00 PM

Matt Cullen had a goal and an assist in Nashville's 7-2 win Saturday.

Cullen ended a 10-game scoring drought. He has three goals and just six points in 20 games this season.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 10:43:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Olli Jokinen
2Mike Fisher
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Mike Ribeiro
5Colin Wilson
6Paul Gaustad
LW1Matt Cullen
2Viktor Stalberg
3Gabriel Bourque
4Simon Moser
RW1James Neal
2Craig Smith
3Eric Nystrom
4Derek Roy
5Richard Clune
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Seth Jones
4Ryan Ellis
5Mattias Ekholm
6Anton Volchenkov
7Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton