Barry Cullen (born June 16, 1935 in Ottawa, Ontario) 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.
He played junior hockey for the St. Catharines TeePees from 1953-55, winning the Memorial Cup in 1954.
He turned pro in 1955-56 with the Winnipeg Warriors of the WHL and won the rookie of the year award as the team won the Edinburgh Cup.
Cullen played alongside brother Brian, and his younger brother Raymond followed in their footsteps, going to play in the NHL as well.
After 1959-60, Cullen played four seasons with the Buffalo Bisons of the American Hockey League and won the Calder Cup in 1963. He retired in 1964.
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.
Awards & Achievements Edit
- WHL Rookie of the Year Award (1956)
- AHL First All-Star Team (1962)
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