Matt Cullen
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 11/02/1976
AGE: 39
DRAFTED: ANA: 1996-35 overall
2007 Playoffs: * Leads the team in faceoffs won (79) in the playoffs. * Recorded two hits and two shots on goal, and won nine of 17 faceoffs (52%) on May 6 vs. Buffalo. * Registered two blocked shots and one hit in 16:24 of total icetime on May 4 at Buffalo. * Recorded an assist on Brendan Shanahan's game-winner, tied a team-high with four shots on goal and won six of 12 faceoffs (50%) on May 1 vs. Buffalo. * Registered three hits and two blocked shots, and won 12 of 24 faceoffs (50%) in 25:25 of total icetime on Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo. * Recorded three shots on goal and won eight of 14 faceoffs (57%) on Apr. 27 at Buffalo; Also registered a team-high two blocked shots in the game. * Posted a three-game point scoring streak from Apr. 17 vs. Atlanta to Apr. 25 at Buffalo (one goal and two assists). * Has appeared in 13 career postseason games vs. Buffalo, registering seven assists. 2007 Playoff-Highs: Goals: 1 (Apr. 18 vs. Atlanta) ... Assists: 1 (three times) ... Points: 1 (four times) ... Penalty Minutes: 2 (three times) ... Shots: 5 (Apr. 17 vs. Atlanta) ... Time on Ice: 25:25 (Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo) ... Hits: 3 (Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo) ... Blocked Shots: 2 (three times) ... Plus/Minus: Even (eight times). Career Playoff Notes: * Appeared in 25 postseason games with the Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes last season, registering four goals and 14 assists ... Was tied for third among Hurricanes and tied for sixth in the NHL in playoff scoring with 18 points (four goals and 14 assists) … Ranked third on the team and fourth in the NHL in playoff assists (14) * Also skated in four postseason games with the Ducks in 1998-99. 2006-2007 Regular Season vs. Buffalo: * Has appeared in 22 career regular season games vs. Buffalo, registering four assists … Collected one assist in four games vs. the Sabres this season. 2006-2007 Regular Season Missed Game Information: 2 - Sprained Knee. 2006-2007 Postseason Missed Game Information: None.
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Oct. 5, 2006 (Rangers vs. Washington Capitals)