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Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby Stillerz Bar on Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:49 pm

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Thanks for the memories and best of luck. It was time but he made a huge contribution during the back to back Cup runs. He was kid of the Gonchar of that group - a steadying vet who led by example.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby RentedMule66 on Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:50 pm

Thanks for the memories MC! Always a class act.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby stonewizard51 on Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:48 pm

RentedMule66 wrote:Thanks for the memories MC! Always a class act.

^^^ This. Best of luck .
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby penny lane on Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:50 pm

Thank you Matt Cullen! Your kids are officially Yinzers!

Happy trails.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby Hatrick on Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:16 pm

Congrats on a great career Matt. Great teammate, good player, good father.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby brwi on Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:51 pm

Congrats on your career and enjoy retirement.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby Puck-Lurker on Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:01 pm

Thanks for everything Matt.


Holtby's expression says it all.

Spoiler:
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby Penspal on Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:43 pm

I hated the signing when it happened. MC seemed like such a "meh" player, but he is the classic example of GIVING A GUY A CHANCE. I did, he won me over, again and again.

Leadership, team first mentality, and the odd clutch playoff goal or defensive play will always have him in my good books. Loved seeing him navigate the locker room with his boys too, that was special to watch.

I suspect we'll see Cully in management before too long.

Congrats Matt!
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby LimerickPensFan on Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:34 pm

He was the type of leader you need in the locker room with a lot of young players. No matter how good of a leader Sid is, the younger guys can't look at him and say "If I work like him and prepare like him and play like him, I can be like him." You need a player that has worked a long career as a mid- to low-level player. Whose work and preperation made them valuable to teams for decades.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby Steve on Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 am

Puck-Lurker wrote:Thanks for everything Matt.


Holtby's expression says it all.

Spoiler:


Such a huge goal in that series - love that Bob Cole is calling it too.
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Re: Cullen retires as a Pen

Postby alancac98 on Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:29 am

Congrats Matt - thanks for all of the memories and best of luck to you in your future endeavors.
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