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Matt Cullen     \KUH-lehn\

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 ▪ Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: November 2, 1976 in Virginia, Minnesota
Draft: Anaheim, 2nd round (35th overall), 1996 NHL Entry
Contract: 2 years/$7,000,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $3,500,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 19, 2014 5:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1997-98 21 MDA NHL 61 6 21 27 9 -4 23 4 2 0 0 17 4 0 75 8.0 0 0:00
1998-99 22 MDA NHL 75 11 14 25 10 -12 47 5 5 1 1 12 2 0 112 9.8 1164 16:31
1999-00 23 MDA NHL 80 13 26 39 14 5 24 12 1 0 1 18 7 1 137 9.5 1352 17:54
2000-01 24 MDA NHL 82 10 30 40 13 -23 38 6 4 0 1 19 11 0 159 6.3 1496 18:15
2001-02 25 MDA NHL 79 18 30 48 18 -1 24 14 3 1 4 21 8 1 164 11.0 1344 17:01
2002-03 26 TOT NHL 80 13 20 33 12 -8 34 9 3 1 2 12 7 1 131 9.9 1157 14:28
2002-03 26 MDA NHL 50 7 14 21 7 -4 12 6 1 0 1 8 6 0 77 9.1 715 14:18
2002-03 26 FLA NHL 30 6 6 12 5 -4 22 3 2 1 1 4 1 1 54 11.1 442 15:43
2003-04 27 FLA NHL 56 6 13 19 7 -2 24 5 1 0 2 10 1 2 75 8.0 795 14:12
2005-06 29 CAR NHL 78 25 24 49 20 4 40 17 8 0 5 13 10 1 214 11.7 1282 16:26
2006-07 30 NYR NHL 80 16 25 41 15 0 52 11 2 3 2 18 5 2 217 7.4 1373 17:10
2007-08 31 CAR NHL 59 13 36 49 16 2 32 5 8 0 1 20 15 1 137 9.5 996 17:52 Byng-72
2008-09 32 CAR NHL 69 22 21 43 17 11 20 16 4 2 2 15 3 3 139 15.8 1159 17:48
2009-10 33 TOT NHL 81 16 32 48 17 -7 34 12 2 2 2 21 10 1 195 8.2 1519 19:45
2009-10 33 CAR NHL 60 12 28 40 14 0 26 9 1 2 1 19 8 1 137 8.8 1142 19:02
2009-10 33 OTT NHL 21 4 4 8 3 -7 8 3 1 0 1 2 2 0 58 6.9 378 18:59
2010-11 34 MIN NHL 78 12 27 39 14 -14 34 3 5 4 2 11 16 0 150 8.0 1406 18:02 Selke-40
2011-12 35 MIN NHL 73 14 21 35 13 -10 24 10 4 0 0 16 5 0 164 8.5 1382 19:56
2012-13 36 MIN NHL 42 7 20 27 9 9 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 79 8.9 667 16:53 Byng-35
2013-14 37 NSH NHL 77 10 29 39 13 4 32 9 1 0 2 21 8 0 134 7.5 1193 15:30
6 yrs MDA NHL 427 65 135 200 72 -39 168 47 16 2 8 95 38 2 724 9.0 6072 17:35
4 yrs CAR NHL 266 72 109 181 68 17 118 47 21 4 9 67 36 6 627 11.5 4579 17:12
3 yrs MIN NHL 193 33 68 101 36 -15 68 20 9 4 2 27 21 0 393 8.4 3456 18:54
2 yrs FLA NHL 86 12 19 31 12 -6 46 8 3 1 3 14 2 3 129 9.3 1237 14:23
1 yr NYR NHL 80 16 25 41 15 0 52 11 2 3 2 18 5 2 217 7.4 1373 17:09
1 yr NSH NHL 77 10 29 39 13 4 32 9 1 0 2 21 8 0 134 7.5 1193 15:29
1 yr OTT NHL 21 4 4 8 3 -7 8 3 1 0 1 2 2 0 58 6.9 378 18:58
Career NHL 1150 212 389 601 219 -46 492 145 53 14 27 244 112 13 2282 9.3 18287 17:47

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1997-98 21 MDA NHL 61 0.10 0.34 0.44 0.15 0.38 1.23 7 24 31 10 42 8 48 10 -4 1.2 0.6 1.8
1998-99 22 MDA NHL 75 0.15 0.19 0.33 0.13 0.63 1.49 13 16 29 11 40 11 51 10 -12 0.7 0.9 1.6
1999-00 23 MDA NHL 80 0.16 0.33 0.49 0.17 0.30 1.71 14 28 42 15 58 13 59 19 5 1.6 1.7 3.3
2000-01 24 MDA NHL 82 0.12 0.37 0.49 0.16 0.46 1.94 11 32 43 15 58 25 74 18 -23 0.9 1.1 2.1
2001-02 25 MDA NHL 79 0.23 0.38 0.61 0.23 0.30 2.08 21 34 55 21 60 14 53 6 -1 3.4 1.8 5.3
2002-03 26 TOT NHL 80 0.16 0.25 0.41 0.16 0.43 1.64 15 22 37 14 48 17 42 3 -8 1.7 1.2 2.9
2002-03 26 MDA NHL 50 0.14 0.28 0.42 0.15 0.24 1.54 8 15 23 8 33 14 24 1 -4 1.0 0.8 1.8
2002-03 26 FLA NHL 30 0.20 0.20 0.40 0.17 0.73 1.80 7 7 14 6 15 3 18 2 -4 0.7 0.4 1.1
2003-04 27 FLA NHL 56 0.11 0.23 0.34 0.12 0.43 1.34 7 15 22 8 26 2 35 9 -2 0.7 0.9 1.6
2005-06 29 CAR NHL 78 0.32 0.31 0.63 0.26 0.51 2.74 25 23 48 20 79 34 43 2 4 3.6 1.5 5.1
2006-07 30 NYR NHL 80 0.20 0.31 0.51 0.19 0.65 2.71 17 25 42 16 65 17 67 19 0 1.9 1.7 3.5
2007-08 31 CAR NHL 59 0.22 0.61 0.83 0.28 0.54 2.32 14 38 52 18 71 34 39 4 2 3.8 1.0 4.8 Byng-72
2008-09 32 CAR NHL 69 0.32 0.30 0.62 0.25 0.29 2.01 23 21 44 18 55 11 44 11 11 3.5 1.9 5.3
2009-10 33 TOT NHL 81 0.20 0.40 0.59 0.21 0.42 2.41 17 33 50 18 79 28 78 20 -7 2.6 1.4 4.0
2009-10 33 CAR NHL 60 0.20 0.47 0.67 0.23 0.43 2.28 13 29 42 15 58 16 56 14 0 2.4 1.2 3.6
2009-10 33 OTT NHL 21 0.19 0.19 0.38 0.15 0.38 2.76 4 4 8 3 21 12 22 6 -7 0.2 0.2 0.4
2010-11 34 MIN NHL 78 0.15 0.35 0.50 0.17 0.44 1.92 13 29 42 15 68 32 61 11 -14 1.5 1.2 2.7 Selke-40
2011-12 35 MIN NHL 73 0.19 0.29 0.48 0.18 0.33 2.25 16 23 39 15 54 15 56 7 -10 1.6 1.5 3.1
2012-13 36 MIN NHL 42 0.17 0.48 0.64 0.22 0.24 1.88 14 37 51 18 38 7 29 7 9 1.9 1.2 3.1 Byng-35
2013-14 37 NSH NHL 77 0.13 0.38 0.51 0.17 0.42 1.74 11 32 43 15 0 0 0 0 4 2.1 1.5 3.6
6 yrs MDA NHL 427 0.15 0.32 0.47 0.17 0.39 1.70 74 149 223 81 291 85 309 64 -39 8.8 6.9 15.8
4 yrs CAR NHL 266 0.27 0.41 0.68 0.26 0.44 2.36 75 111 186 71 263 95 182 31 17 13.3 5.5 18.8
3 yrs MIN NHL 193 0.17 0.35 0.52 0.19 0.35 2.04 43 89 132 48 160 54 146 25 -15 5.0 3.9 9.0
2 yrs FLA NHL 86 0.14 0.22 0.36 0.14 0.53 1.50 14 22 36 14 41 5 53 11 -6 1.4 1.3 2.7
1 yr NYR NHL 80 0.20 0.31 0.51 0.19 0.65 2.71 17 25 42 16 65 17 67 19 0 1.9 1.7 3.5
1 yr NSH NHL 77 0.13 0.38 0.51 0.17 0.42 1.74 11 32 43 15 0 0 0 0 4 2.1 1.5 3.6
1 yr OTT NHL 21 0.19 0.19 0.38 0.15 0.38 2.76 4 4 8 3 21 12 22 6 -7 0.2 0.2 0.4
Career NHL 1150 0.18 0.34 0.52 0.19 0.43 1.98 238 432 670 248 841 268 779 156 -46 32.8 21.0 53.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1998-99 22 MDA NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 62 16:30
2005-06 29 CAR NHL SC 25 4 14 18 6 2 12 2 2 0 1 56 7.1 391 16:37
2006-07 30 NYR NHL 10 1 3 4 1 -2 6 1 0 0 1 23 4.3 169 17:55
2008-09 32 CAR NHL 18 3 3 6 2 0 14 2 0 1 0 29 10.3 300 17:41
2009-10 33 OTT NHL 6 3 5 8 3 -3 0 1 2 0 0 14 21.4 139 23:14
2012-13 36 MIN NHL 5 0 3 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 96 19:08
Career NHL 1 68 11 28 39 13 -4 34 6 4 1 2 136 8.1 1157 17:01

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1994-95 18 Moorhead Spuds High-MN 28 47 42 89 0 78 47 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1995-96 19 St. Cloud State Huskies WCHA 39 12 29 41 0 28 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1995-96 19 United States WJC-A 6 3 1 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 20 St. Cloud State Huskies WCHA 36 15 30 45 0 70 15 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 20 Baltimore Bandits AHL 6 3 3 6 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 21 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 18 15 12 27 12 2 11 3 1 2 48 31.3 0 0:00
1997-98 21 United States WC-A 6 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1998-99 22 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 3 1 2 3 1 8 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 0 0:00
1998-99 22 United States WC-A 6 1 6 7 0 4 1 0 0 0 12 8.3 0 0:00
2002-03 26 United States WC-A 6 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2003-04 27 United States WC-A 9 2 4 6 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2004-05 28 SG Cortina Italy 36 27 33 60 0 64 27 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons AHL 27 19 17 36 13 17 15 3 1 2 56 33.9 0 0:00
Career 1 Season High-MN 28 47 42 89 0 78 47 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Italy 36 27 33 60 0 64 27 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 27 6 12 18 3 10 6 0 0 0 12 50.0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons WCHA 75 27 59 86 0 98 27 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 3 1 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1996-97 20 Baltimore Bandits AHL 3 0 2 2 0
2004-05 28 SG Cortina Italy 18 8 14 22 32
Career 1 Season AHL 3 0 2 2 0
Career 1 Season Italy 18 8 14 22 32

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Matt Cullen 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.1 1.8 1.6 1.6
Bob Pulford 91.0 5.6 5.1 4.7 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.4 2.7 2.1 2.0 1.5 1.4
Butch Keeling 90.9 4.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.3 1.8 1.8 1.5
Dainius Zubrus 90.1 5.3 5.0 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 2.9 2.6 2.0 2.0 0.9 0.5
Mike Ricci 89.3 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.0
Murray Oliver 88.8 6.5 5.8 4.9 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.1 1.7 0.1
Dick Duff 88.8 5.8 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.8 1.7 1.6 1.6 -0.1
Chris Gratton 87.4 6.9 5.8 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.3
Guy Carbonneau 87.3 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.4 0.9 0.0 -0.4
Peter Zezel 87.3 6.4 5.2 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.0 2.4 2.0 1.2 1.1 0.9 0.7
Greg Adams 87.1 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.5 1.9 1.5 1.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Matt Cullen 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.1 1.8 1.6 1.6
Dainius Zubrus 91.3 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5 2.9 2.6 2.0 2.0 0.9 0.6 0.5
Butch Keeling 90.9 4.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.3 1.8 1.8 1.5
Don Marshall 90.2 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.1 2.7 2.4 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.6
Dick Duff 89.8 5.8 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.8 2.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Guy Carbonneau 89.6 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.4 1.6 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.0 -0.4
Mike Ricci 89.2 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.0 0.0 -0.1
Peter Zezel 87.3 6.4 5.2 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.0 2.4 2.0 1.5 1.2 1.1 0.9 0.7
Chris Gratton 87.2 6.9 5.8 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.3 -0.2
Don Lever 87.2 5.8 5.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.2 3.4 2.8 2.6 2.6 1.3 1.2 0.2 0.2 -0.3
Murray Oliver 87.2 6.5 5.8 4.9 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.6 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

January 30, 2003: 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.

August 5, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Carolina, August 5, 2004.

September 18, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Cortina (Italy), September 18, 2004.

July 1, 2006: Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2006.

July 17, 2007: 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.

February 12, 2010: 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.

July 1, 2010: Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2010.

July 5, 2013: Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2013.

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