|Born:||November 2, 1976||Draft:||1996 Mighty Ducks #35 Overall|
|Known For:||3x Stanley Cup||Shoots:||Left|
|National Team:||United States||Current Team:||Pittsburgh Penguins|
Matthew David Cullen (born November 2, 1976) is an American former professional ice hockey center who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Cullen is a three-time Stanley Cup champion (with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016 and 2017) and earned a bronze medal in the World Championships as a member of the U.S. team.
As of 2020, Cullen is one of only 21 players to play over 1,500 NHL games. He is the only one of the group to never be named an All-Star.
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- Pittsburgh Penguins (Development Coach) 2019-present
- 3x Stanley Cup Champion (Hurricanes – 2006, Penguins – 2016, 2017)
- Italy Most Points (2005)
- Italy Most Goals (2005)
- World Championship Bronze Medal (2004)
- AHL All-Star Game (1998)
- AHL Player of the Week (Jan. 11, 1998)
- NCAA (WCHA) Second All-Star Team (1997)
- NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team (1996)
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