For their last two seasons – both of which ended with a Stanley Cup championship – the Pittsburgh Penguins had stability in the stable of centers: Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin anchoring the top six, Nick Bonino starring with the HBK Line and then playing dependable hockey, and old man Matt Cullen
“I’ve got to make an impact right away and show that I belong in the NHL."
Matt Cullen could have easily called it a career at age 40 after winning consecutive Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins. After pondering a return to Pittsburgh, Cullen determined that there was only one place to justify returning for a 21st season in the NHL. Home in Minnesota, where the former