Barry Cullen

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Barry Cullen
1959 Topps Barry Cullen.JPG
Born (1935-06-16) June 16, 1935 (age 79)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Right
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1953–1964

Charles Francis "Barry" Cullen (born June 16, 1935) is a former professional ice hockey right winger who played five seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings from 1955 to 1960.

Cullen played alongside brother Brian, and his younger brother Raymond followed in their footsteps, going to play in the NHL as well.

Barry's eldest son, Terry went to play for the Michigan Wolverines, where he was hit from behind and broke his neck. Barry's fourth child, John Cullen, went on to play for Boston University, and then to the NHL where he played with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Hartford Whalers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Tampa Bay Lightning. His grandson Paul Cullen also participates in the Canadian Rally Championship.

Cullen currently lives in Guelph, Ontario where he owns a car dealership.

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • WHL Rookie of the Year Award (1956)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (1962)

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