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Matt Cullen
Matt Cullen
Center
Number: 7
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Nov 2, 1976  (Age 37)
Birthplace: Virginia, MN, United States
Hometown: Moorhead, Minn.
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Acquired: Signed by Minnesota as a free agent, July 1, 2010
Drafted: ANA / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (35th overall)

- His 10th goal of the season on April 12 vs. Chicago was the 600th point of his NHL career.
- Finished the season with 15 points (4g-11a) in 12 games.
- Recorded two four-point games (Nov. 21 at Toronto, 1g-3a; March 21 at Calgary, 1g-3a), the third and fourth times he has achieved the mark in his career.
- The Preds did not lose a game in regulation when Cullen found the back of the net (7-0-2).
- Ranked among the NHL's top faceoff men (sixth, 56.7 percent).
- Recorded his first goal in a Nashville sweater on Oct. 17 against the Kings.  
- Nashville's most veteran skater, having played in 1,150 regular season games since 1997-98.
- His foundation, Cully's Kids, provides financial resources that support children's health care needs, with an emphasis on cancer.
- Titles Won: 2006 Stanley Cup



2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS

Ranked fifth on team in scoring with 39 points (12-27=39) in 78 games…Led team with 56.1 faceoff %...Seventh consecutive season faceoff percentage was over 50%…Tied for fifth in NHL with career-high four SHG...Recorded 500th career point with assist vs. EDM (3/31)...Notched seven points (2-5=7)br /> during five-game point streak (1/16-1/25)...Recorded SHG, assist and +3 rating vs. VAN (1/16)...Collected season-high two goals and three points (2-1=3) at COL (12/23)...Skated in 900th NHL game vs. PHI (11/24)...Notched 300th career assist vs. CGY (11/5)...Recorded seven points (2-5=7) in four game point streak (10/14-10/21), including three straight multi-point efforts (10/14-10/19)...Tallied goal and assist, won 17 of 25 faceoffs and skated season-high 23:32 vs. CAR (10/7)...Missed three games with groin injury (12/11-12/16), one game with upper body injury (2/5).

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