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Latvia Arturs Kulda
a.k.a. "Artūrs Kulda"
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Jack Dugan 34 10 42 52
2. Jordan Kawaguchi 33 15 30 45
3. Marc Michaelis 31 20 24 44
4. Tyce Thompson 34 19 25 44
5. Nicholas Abruzzese 31 14 30 44
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
31
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
214 lbs / 97 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
-
Agency
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1

Kulda is a stay-at-home defenseman who plays a physical game. He can hit hard, but also skates well. Owns a hard slapshot from the powerplay point. Could improve his positional play.

Brother: Edgars Kulda

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Prizma Riga Latvia 11 0 0 0 8 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 5 0 1 1 6 0 | -
2004-05 CSKA Moskva-2 Russia3 - - - - - | -
Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 5 0 2 2 18 3 | -
2005-06 CSKA Moskva-2 Russia3 40 3 9 12 24 | -
Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 5 1 2 3 12 10 | -
Latvia U20 WJC-20 6 0 1 1 6 0 | -
Latvia (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 | -
2006-07 Peterborough Petes OHL 58 2 9 11 83 9 | -
Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1 5 0 2 2 27 3 | -
2007-08 Peterborough Petes OHL 55 7 27 34 87 -13 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 6 0
Chicago Wolves AHL 5 0 1 1 10 3 | Playoffs 21 1 5 6 32 12
Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1 5 1 4 5 12 2 | -
2008-09 Chicago Wolves AHL 57 1 14 15 59 7 | -
2009-10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 4 0 2 2 2 2 | -
Chicago Wolves AHL 66 6 19 25 46 47 | Playoffs 14 1 4 5 8 -5
Latvia WC 3 0 0 0 2 0 | -
Latvia (all) International 3 0 0 0 2 0 | -
2010-11 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 2 0 0 0 2 -2 | -
Chicago Wolves AHL 69 5 12 17 73 -1 | -
Latvia WC 3 0 0 0 6 -1 | -
Latvia (all) International 3 0 0 0 6 -1 | -
2011-12 Winnipeg Jets NHL 9 0 0 0 4 3 | -
St. John's IceCaps AHL 63 6 14 20 62 18 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 8 -3
2012-13 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 50 9 6 15 55 -3 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0 1
Latvia OGQ 3 0 0 0 0 0 | -
Latvia WC 7 1 1 2 8 -5 | -
Latvia (all) International 12 2 1 3 10 | -
2013-14 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 43 1 9 10 42 4 | Playoffs 18 1 4 5 18 0
Latvia OG 5 0 1 1 2 -3 | -
Latvia “A” WC 6 4 1 5 4 2 | -
Latvia (all) International 16 5 6 11 8 | -
2014-15 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 45 4 5 9 28 -9 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 0
2015-16 Jokerit KHL 42 1 5 6 36 14 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 -3
Latvia (all) International 2 0 2 2 0 3 | -
2016-17 Jokerit KHL 44 0 11 11 28 11 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 4 -1
Latvia OGQ 3 0 0 0 0 1 | -
Latvia “A” WC 7 0 1 1 6 -1 | -
Latvia (all) International 19 0 1 1 18 -5 | -
2017-18 Kunlun Red Star KHL 47 2 4 6 33 -9 | -
HC Sparta Praha Czech 3 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -1
Latvia (all) International 1 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2018-19 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 59 2 5 7 42 -8 | -
Latvia WC 7 0 1 1 2 3 | -
Latvia (all) International 13 0 1 1 4 | -
2019-20 Dinamo Riga KHL 6 0 2 2 0 -6 | -
Severstal Cherepovets KHL 20 1 4 5 8 1 | -
Latvia (all) International 3 0 0 0 2 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Salavat Yulaev Ufa Spengler Cup 5 0 0 0 8 1 | -
2015-16 Jokerit Spengler Cup 3 1 3 4 4 4 | -
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 5 260 18 60 78 0.30 250 74 | 3 48 2 10 12 0.25 48 4
Czech 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1
International 10 75 7 11 18 0.24 50 -3 | 0
KHL 8 356 20 51 71 0.20 272 -5 | 5 39 1 6 7 0.18 28 -3
Latvia 1 11 0 0 0 0.00 8 0 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
NHL 3 15 0 2 2 0.13 8 3 | 0
OG 1 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 -3 | 0
OGQ 2 6 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 | 0
OHL 2 113 9 36 45 0.40 170 -4 | 1 5 1 3 4 0.80 6 0
Russia3 2 40 3 9 12 0.30 24 0 | 0
Spengler Cup 2 8 1 3 4 0.50 12 5 | 0
WC 6 33 5 4 9 0.27 28 -2 | 0
WJC-18 D1 3 15 1 5 6 0.40 36 13 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 6 0 | 0
WJC-20 D1 2 10 1 6 7 0.70 39 5 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/22/2020
04/22/2020 Confirmed Severstal Cherepovets Unknown
12/27/2019
12/27/2019 Confirmed Dinamo Riga Severstal Cherepovets
12/05/2019
12/05/2019 Confirmed No team Dinamo Riga
08/27/2018
08/27/2018 Confirmed HC Sparta Praha Severstal Cherepovets
01/31/2018
01/31/2018 Confirmed Kunlun Red Star HC Sparta Praha
06/09/2017
06/09/2017 Confirmed Jokerit Kunlun Red Star
04/12/2016
04/12/2016 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
10/04/2015
10/04/2015 Confirmed Salavat Yulaev Ufa Jokerit
07/14/2014
07/14/2014 Extension Salavat Yulaev Ufa Salavat Yulaev Ufa
10/03/2013
10/03/2013 Confirmed Sibir Novosibirsk Salavat Yulaev Ufa
07/15/2012
07/15/2012 Confirmed St. John's IceCaps Sibir Novosibirsk
07/18/2011
07/18/2011 Extension Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg Jets
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2006, 1 #48 overall by Peterborough Petes in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for Latvia

Career transactions
- 2013-07-15 • Signed to a two-year contract by Salavat Yulaev Ufa
- 2013-03-18 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Winnipeg Jets (did not dress)
- 2012-07-15 • Signed to a one-year contract by Sibir Novosibirsk
- 2011-07-18 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Winnipeg Jets
- 2011-06-21 • NHL rights transferred to the Winnipeg Jets after the the Atlanta Thrashers franchise relocated
- 2008-05-22 • Signed to a three-year entry level contract by the Atlanta Thrashers
- 2008-03-30 • Signed to an amateur tryout by the Chicago Wolves
Memorable dates
- 2010-02-13 • Recorded 1 NHL career assist (vs Chicago)
- 2010-02-12 • Made NHL debut (vs Minnesota)

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