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Hurricanes send Cullen to Senators for Picard

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -The Ottawa Senators acquired center Matt Cullen from the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Alexandre Picard and a draft pick.

The trade announced Friday gives the Northeast Division-leading Senators a forward with significant postseason experience. Cullen was a valuable third-line center on the Hurricanes' team that won the 2006 Stanley Cup and reached the Eastern Conference final last year.

The 32-year-old Cullen has 12 goals and 28 assists in 60 games this season. He is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent after the season.

Picard is a 24-year-old who has four goals and 11 assists in his fifth NHL season and second with Ottawa. The Hurricanes also received the Senators' second-round pick in this year's draft.

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