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Brian Joseph Cullen (born November 11, 1933) is a Canadian retired ice hockey forward. Brian is the brother of the NHL hockey players Barry Cullen and Ray Cullen.

Brian Cullen
1959 Topps Brian Cullen.JPG
Born (1933-11-11) November 11, 1933 (age 85)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
New York Rangers
Playing career 1951–1963

Cullen began his National Hockey League career with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1954. He also played for the New York Rangers. He left the NHL after the 1961 season, playing two more seasons with the Buffalo Bisons of the AHL before retiring from hockey following the 1963 season.

Post retirementEdit

After retiring from professional hockey, Cullen became an auto-dealership owner.[1][2]

Awards and achievementsEdit

  • OHL MVP (1954)
  • OHL First All-Star Team (1954)

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1951–52 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 54 30 31 61 25 14 7 6 13 4
1951–52 Buffalo Bisons AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1952–53 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 56 41 28 69 29 3 4 0 4 2
1952–53 Buffalo Bisons AHL 3 1 5 6 0
1953–54 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 59 68 93 161 40 15 12 17 29 18
1953–54 St. Catharines Teepees MC 11 10 14 24 18
1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 27 3 5 8 6 4 1 0 1 0
1954–55 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 36 11 25 36 20
1955–56 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 21 2 6 8 8 5 1 0 1 2
1955–56 Winnipeg Warriors WHL 50 16 35 51 10
1956–57 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 46 8 12 20 27
1956–57 Rochester Americans AHL 9 2 10 12 2
1957–58 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 67 20 23 43 29
1958–59 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 59 4 14 18 10 10 1 0 1 0
1959–60 New York Rangers NHL 64 8 21 29 6
1960–61 New York Rangers NHL 42 11 19 30 6
1960–61 Buffalo Bisons AHL 15 6 6 12 9 4 0 0 0 0
1961–62 Buffalo Bisons AHL 67 22 59 81 18 11 5 3 8 11
1962–63 Buffalo Bisons AHL 31 5 17 22 23 5 1 0 1 0
AHL totals 162 47 122 169 72 20 6 3 9 11
NHL totals 326 56 100 156 92 19 3 0 3 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cullen marks half century as Niagara GM dealer". Niagara Fals Review. November 22, 2016. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Cups and cars fuel Cullens". guelphmercury.com. July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2018.

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