One time Minnesota Wild and longtime NHL great Matt Cullen announced his retirement from the league Wednesday at the age of 42. Cullen played 21 seasons in the NHL, originally drafted 35th overall by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 1996 NHL draft. A Virginia Minnesota native, Cullen graduated from Moorhead high school playing hockey and accepted a scholarship to play at St. Cloud State University. In the NHL he would play for the Ducks, Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins. He won three Stanley Cups in his career including in 2006, 2016 and 2017. He wraps up his career with 1516 games played, 266 goals scored and 731 points collected.