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Veteran to play one more season after Cup win, but it may not be with Penguins.

The Penguins may not be able to afford him.

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There was some belief that 39 year old forward Matt Cullen could retire at the end of this season, and after the Penguins won the Stanley Cup many believed that the likelihood of that possibility only increased, but it appears that's not the case.

According to a report from Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman the veteran forward has made it clear he will return for his 20th National Hockey League season after coming off a very good season with the Penguins.

However Friedman also added his belief that it could be difficult for the Penguins to keep him given their cap situation, especially if they do choose to hold on to veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury. Friedman did state that general manager Jimn Rutherford wants to keep Cullen, so perhaps the two sides find a way to get a deal done.

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