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Matt Cullen • #7 • C
Ht/Wt:6'1", 202 lbs.
Born:Nov 2, 1976 (43 yrs) in Virginia, MN
Experience:21 years
Drafted:Drafted by Anaheim in 1996 (2/35).
Shoots:L
Movements & Injuries
2019
7/10/2019 Announced his retirement.
2018
12/12/2018 Missed 11 games (lower body injury).
11/19/2018 Lower body injury, injured reserve.
11/16/2018 Fined $1,000 by the NHL.
7/01/2018 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.
2017
8/16/2017 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild to a one-year contract.
3/15/2017 Missed 3 games (undisclosed).
3/10/2017 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2/03/2017 Missed 6 games (foot injury).
1/17/2017 Foot injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2016
8/17/2016 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.
2015
8/06/2015 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.
4/04/2015 Missed 5 games (lower body injury).
3/24/2015 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
1/09/2015 Missed 6 games (upper body injury).
1/02/2015 Upper body injury, injured reserve.
2014
12/29/2014 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
11/29/2014 Missed 1 game (upper body injury).
11/27/2014 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
10/28/2014 Missed 8 games (upper body injury).
10/07/2014 Upper body injury, injured reserve.
2/27/2014 Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2/08/2014 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2/06/2014 Missed 4 games (upper body injury).
1/26/2014 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2013
7/05/2013 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Nashville Predators to a two-year contract.
4/15/2013 Missed 6 games (lower body injury).
4/03/2013 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2012
4/07/2012 Missed the last 8 regular season games (finger injury).
3/25/2012 Finger injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2011
12/14/2011 Missed 1 game (flu).
12/13/2011 Flu, day-to-day.
2/09/2011 Missed 1 game (upper body injury).
2/05/2011 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2010
12/18/2010 Missed 3 games (groin).
12/11/2010 Groin, day-to-day.
7/01/2010 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild to a three-year contract.
2/12/2010 Acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes.
2009
4/15/2009 Missed the last 8 games of the regular season (lower body injury).
3/23/2009 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2008
11/12/2008 Missed 6 games (leg injury).
11/02/2008 Leg injury, day-to-day.
4/02/2008 Missed 7 games (post concussion).
3/16/2008 Post concussion, day-to-day.
2/16/2008 Missed 7 games (dizzyness).
1/31/2008 Dizzyness, day-to-day.
1/17/2008 Missed 7 games (broken nose).
1/02/2008 Broken nose, day-to-day.
2007
12/31/2007 Missed 2 games (broken nose).
12/28/2007 Broken nose, day-to-day.
7/17/2007 Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2006
12/21/2006 Missed 2 games (sprained knee).
12/17/2006 Sprained knee, day-to-day.
7/01/2006 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2/09/2006 Missed 4 games (broken jaw).
1/27/2006 Broken jaw, late February.
2005
8/08/2005 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Carolina Hurricanes to a one-year contract.
2004
9/18/2004 NHL lockout: Signed with the SG Cortina (Italian League).
8/05/2004 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Carolina Hurricanes.
6/30/2004 Florida Panthers did not make qualifying offer.
2003
12/03/2003 Missed 23 games (pulled groin muscle).
10/14/2003 Pulled groin muscle, sidelined indefinitely.
1/30/2003 Acquired from the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
2002
8/03/2002 Re-signed by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to a two-year contract.
2001
7/31/2001 Re-signed by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
Career Transactions
2018
7/01/2018 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2017
8/16/2017 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild.
2015
8/06/2015 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2013
7/05/2013 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Nashville Predators.
2010
7/01/2010 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild.
2/12/2010 Carolina Hurricanes traded Matt Cullen to the Ottawa Senators Alexandre Picard and a second-round draft pick in 2010.
2007
7/17/2007 New York Rangers traded Matt Cullen to the Carolina Hurricanes for Andrew Hutchinson, Joe Barnes and a 3rd round selection in 2008.
2006
7/01/2006 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2004
8/05/2004 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Carolina Hurricanes.
2003
1/30/2003 Florida Panthers traded Sandis Ozolinsh and Lance Ward to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Matt Cullen, Pavel Trnka and a 4th round selection (James Pemberton) in 2003.
1996
6/22/1996 Drafted by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2nd round (35th overall) in 1996.
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