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Canucks Sign Free Agent Centre Mark Cullen

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
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Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis today announced that the team has signed free agent centre Mark Cullen. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Cullen, 29, joins the Canucks after playing 59 games last season with Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League. Cullen recorded 47 points (16-31-47) and 61 penalty minutes with the Griffins in 2007-08. In 32 career NHL games with the Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks, Cullen has seven goals, nine assists (7-9-16) and two penalty minutes.

The 5-foot-11, 190 lbs. native of Moorhead, MN was originally signed by Minnesota as a free agent on April 8, 2002.

Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW Shots Pct
1996-1997 Fargo  High-ND   30 20 45 65
1997-1998 Fargo-Moorhead  USHL   30 17 37 54 16
1998-1999 Colorado College  WCHA   42 8 25 33 22
1999-2000 Colorado College  WCHA   37 11 20 31 22
2000-2001 Colorado College  WCHA   31 20 33 53 26
2001-2002 Colorado College  WCHA   43 14 36 50 14
2002-2003 Houston  AHL   72 22 25 47 14 20 9 0 2 136 16.2
2003-2004 Houston  AHL   53 10 28 38 14 28 3 0 2
2004-2005 Houston  AHL   64 10 24 34 -5 26 3 1 0
2005-2006 Blackhawks   29 7 9 16 7 2 0 0 0 45 15.6
2005-2006 Norfolk  AHL   54 29 39 68 6 48 13 1 3
2005-2006 United States  WC-A   7 1 2 3 0
2006-2007 Flyers   3 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
2006-2007 Philadelphia  AHL   56 16 36 52 -8 34 8 1 0
 
NHL Totals:   32 7 9 16 4 2 0 0 0 49 14.3
 
 
Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW Shots Pct
1997-1998 Fargo-Moorhead  USHL   4 3 0 3 0 25 0.0
2002-2003 Houston  AHL   15 3 7 10 0 4 1 0 0 28 11.0
2003-2004 Houston  AHL   2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0
2004-2005 Houston  AHL   5 1 1 2 -2 0 1 0 0
2005-2006 Norfolk  AHL   4 2 2 4 -5 0 1 0 0
 
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