Cullen took a shot off the foot during the Penguins’ 8-7 overtime win over the Capitals last night and will miss at least three weeks. With Cullen out, look for Eric Fehr to be back in the Penguins’ lineup on Wednesday.
The Penguins signed Matt Cullen to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Cullen, 39, appeared in all 82 games with the Penguins last season, scoring 16 goals with 16 assists (32 points). He also registered six points (4G / 2A) in 24 playoff games en route to winning the Stanley Cup. He will once again be a part of the Penguins bottom-6 in 2016-17.
Cullen (lower-body) skated this morning; but will not play on Tuesday.
Cullen has missed the last four games and will miss his fifth consecutive game tonight vs. the Canucks. Despite not playing tonight, his participation in the morning skate is a good sign that he will be available for Saturday.
The Predators have activated Matt Cullen (upper-body) from IR.
Cullen has missed the last six games with an upper-body injury but will be back in the lineup on Saturday vs. the Wild. Expect him to start on the wing on the third line with Calle Jarnkrok in the middle and Olli Jokinen on the other flank.
Cullen will skate on the Predators second line on Wednesday.
Cullen will make his season debut tonight in Edmonton and he will start the game on the second line with Derek Roy and Craig Smith. Cullen had 10 goals and 29 assists (39 points) in 77 games a season ago. With Cullen in, Calle Jarnkrok will serve as a healthy scratch.
The Predators will activate forward Matt Cullen off of injured reserve.
Activating Cullen will make him available for the team’s upcoming road trip that begins Wednesday night in Edmonton. Cullen skated on a regular forward line at Monday’s practice, setting him up for his first game action since suffering an upper-body injury September 24 during a preseason game against Tampa Bay.
Cullen (upper-body) has been placed on injured reserve.
There is no timetable on Cullen's return, but the veteran centre had fallen in the Predators' depth-chart after they added a number of centres via free agency. Expect a more detailed update to come in the next few days.
Cullen (upper-body) could return to the Predators lineup on Thursday.
Cullen has missed the last four games, but the Preds have been off since Saturday, ginning Cullen ample time to heal. Through 53 games this season, the 37-year-old playmaking centre has five goals and 17 assists.