Matt Cullen

Age 42 November 2, 1976
Virginia USA
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
202 lbs 92 kg
ELC Signing Age 29
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2004
Agent Patrick Morris
Draft Year 1996
Drafted Overall 35
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Anaheim Ducks
Transaction History
Dec 12, 2018 Activated Activated C Matt Cullen from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2018 Signed C Matt Cullen to a one-year, $650,000 contract.
Aug 16, 2017 Signed C Matt Cullen to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Aug 17, 2016 Re-signed C Matt Cullen to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Aug 6, 2015 Signed C Matt Cullen to a one-year, $800,000 contract.
Jan 9, 2015 Activated Activated C Matt Cullen from injured reserve.
Jul 5, 2013 Signed C Matt Cullen to a two-year, $7 million contract.
Dec 15, 2011 Assigned (Matt Cullen) Assigned to San Antonio (AHL).
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats
Matt Cullen GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins 63 5 12 17 4 14 559 48.84 46.90 -4.76 41.60 -8.49 0.32 1.29
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1992-1993 Moorhead High USHS-MN 0 0 0 0 0
1993-1994 Moorhead High USHS-MN 0 0 0 0 0
1994-1995 Moorhead High USHS-MN 28 47 42 89 78
Draft Yr 1995-1996 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 39 12 29 41 28
Draft Yr USA U20 WJC-20 6 3 1 4 0
1996-1997 St. Cloud State Univ. NCAA 36 15 30 45 70
Baltimore Bandits AHL 6 3 3 6 7 Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0
1997-1998 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 18 15 12 27 2
Anaheim Ducks NHL 61 6 21 27 23
USA WC 6 2 1 3 4
1998-1999 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 3 1 2 3 8
Anaheim Ducks NHL 75 11 14 25 47 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
USA WC 6 1 6 7 4
1999-2000 Anaheim Ducks NHL 80 13 26 39 24
2000-2001 Anaheim Ducks NHL 82 10 30 40 38
2001-2002 Anaheim Ducks NHL 79 18 30 48 24
2002-2003 Anaheim Ducks NHL 50 7 14 21 12
Florida Panthers NHL 30 6 6 12 22
USA WC 6 1 1 2 2
2003-2004 Florida Panthers NHL 56 6 13 19 24
USA WC 9 2 4 6 4
2004-2005 Cortina Italy 36 27 34 61 58 Playoffs 18 8 13 21 0
2005-2006 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 78 25 24 49 40 Playoffs 25 4 14 18 0
2006-2007 New York Rangers NHL 80 16 25 41 52 Playoffs 10 1 3 4 0
2007-2008 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 59 13 36 49 32 632 54.24 48.44 -3.81 49.82 -2.98 0.38 2.28
2008-2009 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 69 22 21 43 20 855 55.93 49.59 -1.67 50.42 -2.36 0.91 1.83 Playoffs 18 3 3 6 0
2009-2010 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 60 12 28 40 26 745 53.23 50.49 4.75 50.09 0.98 0.64 2.01
Ottawa Senators NHL 21 4 4 8 8 230 30.43 48.74 2.23 50.53 -0.61 0.78 1.04 Playoffs 6 3 5 8 0
2010-2011 Minnesota Wild NHL 78 12 27 39 34 941 44.93 43.93 -1.25 42.96 -2.58 0.19 0.89
2011-2012 Minnesota Wild NHL 73 14 21 35 24 964 43.66 51.83 6.29 46.62 4.53 0.56 1.43
2012-2013 Minnesota Wild NHL 42 7 20 27 10 500 61.22 57.17 7.04 48.92 -0.76 0.84 2.76 Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0
2013-2014 Nashville Predators NHL 77 10 29 39 32 939 53.41 52.84 2.31 50.27 2.95 0.57 1.92
2014-2015 Nashville Predators NHL 62 7 18 25 16 710 58.93 56.72 2.55 53.92 0.00 0.59 1.69 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 16 16 32 20 871 49.18 55.40 0.22 49.86 -4.00 0.90 1.65 Playoffs 24 4 2 6 0
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 72 13 18 31 30 765 47.54 53.53 1.34 48.65 -2.72 0.63 1.72 Playoffs 25 2 7 9 0
2017-2018 Minnesota Wild NHL 79 11 11 22 20 846 48.39 44.96 -11.08 41.78 -7.74 0.78 1.42 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 63 5 12 17 14 559 48.84 46.90 -4.76 41.60 -8.49 0.32 1.29
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Hockey Abstract 2018

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 1 Years $650,000 0.82% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $650,000
UFA
AAV $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $650,000
Minors Salary $650,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date August 16, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,700,000 1.33% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,700,000
Performance Bonuses $700,000
Base Salary $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 17, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,000,000 1.37% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 6, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $800,000 1.12% of cap space
2015-2016
Cap Hit $800,000
UFA
AAV $800,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $800,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $800,000
Minors Salary $800,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 5, 2013
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $7,000,000 5.44% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $3,500,000
UFA
AAV $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2010
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 3 Years $10,500,000 5.89% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
UFA
AAV $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000 $500,000 $0
Total Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2006
Standard Contract | 4 Years $11,500,000 6.53% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
Cap Hit $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000
UFA
AAV $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000
Minors Salary $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Standard Contract | Years
2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004
Cap Hit $0 $0 $0 $0
AAV $0 $0 $0 $0
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $440,000 $484,000 $1,500,000 $1,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $440,000 $484,000 $1,500,000 $1,750,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $0 $0
Clauses
UFA Year