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Matt Cullen
NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: November 2, 1976  (AGE 38)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Virginia, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: ANA / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (35th overall)
Cullen was a key member of Jim Rutherford's 2006 Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes team. Cullen ranked 6th among all playoff performers with 18 points (4G-14A). Skated in 4 preseason games and finished with 2 shots for PIT. 2014-15 SEASON/CAREER: Finished with 25 points (7G-18A) in 62 games with Nashville in 2014-15. Won 54 percent of his faceoffs in 2014-15 with NSH, the 11th-straight season his faceoff percentage has been 50 percent or higher. Currently ranks 10th among active players in games played with 1,212. Career Info: Highs: G: 3 A: 4 P: 4 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 0GP 0G-0A-0PTS PPG: 53 SHG: 14
WCHA Second All-Star Team (1997) Traded to Florida by Anaheim with Pavel Trnka and Anaheim's 4th round choice (James Pemberton) in 2003 Entry Draft for Sandis Ozolinsh and Lance Ward, January 30, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, August 5, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Cortina (Italy), September 18, 2004. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2006. Traded to Carolina by NY Rangers for Andrew Hutchinson, Joe Barnes and Carolina's 3rd round choice (Evgeny Grachev) in 2008 Entry Draft, July 17, 2007. Traded to Ottawa by Carolina for Alexandre Picard and Ottawa's 2nd round choice (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Martin Marincin) in 2010 Entry Draft, February 12, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 6, 2015.
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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