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Latvia Arturs Kulda

a.k.a. "Artūrs Kulda"
#17 Villacher SV / ICEHL - 22/23
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Database: 965 018 players
Last added: Émile Gauthier
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Bostjan Golicic 5 4 4 8
2. Arturs Mickevics 4 3 4 7
3. Paul Joubert 5 3 4 7
4. Julien Correia 5 3 4 7
5. Nikita Jevpalovs 5 1 6 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
34
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
212 lbs / 96 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
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 SDYUSHOR CSKA Moskva MosJHL 25 1 11 12 14 - |
Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 5 0 2 2 18 3 |
2005-06 CSKA Moskva-2 Russia3 40 3 9 12 24 - |
SDYUSHOR CSKA Moskva MosJHL 2 0 2 2 2 - |
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 Czechia 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 - |
2020-21 Nürnberg Ice Tigers DEL 33 1 17 18 40 -7 |
Latvia WC 4 0 0 0 2 0 |
Latvia (all) International 9 0 0 0 8 - |
2021-22 Krefeld Pinguine “A” DEL 55 4 9 13 30 -24 |
Latvia OG 3 0 0 0 0 -3 |
Latvia “A” WC 5 1 0 1 4 -1 |
Latvia (all) International 11 2 0 2 8 - |
2022-23 Villacher SV ICEHL 4 0 3 3 0 2 |
Projected ICEHL 48 0 36 36 0 24 |
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 |
2020-21 Latvia Deutschland Cup 3 0 0 0 6 -1 |
2022-23 Villacher SV Champions HL 4 0 0 0 2 -4 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
WC
2022-05-24T12:20:00+0300 Latvia @ Sweden
2022-05-22T16:20:00+0300 Latvia @ Great Britain
2022-05-20T20:20:00+0300 Latvia vs Austria
2022-05-19T20:20:00+0300 Latvia @ Czechia
2022-05-13T16:20:00+0300 Latvia @ USA
DEL
2022-04-03T12:00:00+0000 Krefeld Pinguine vs Adler Mannheim
2022-04-01T17:30:00+0000 Krefeld Pinguine @ Iserlohn Roosters
2022-03-30T17:30:00+0000 Krefeld Pinguine @ Adler Mannheim
2022-03-29T17:30:00+0000 Krefeld Pinguine vs Schwenninger Wild Wings
2022-03-27T15:00:00+0000 Krefeld Pinguine @ Bietigheim Steelers
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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
Champions HL 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 -4 | 0
Czechia 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1
DEL 2 88 5 26 31 0.35 70 -31 | 0
Deutschland Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 6 -1 | 0
ICEHL 1 4 0 3 3 0.75 0 2 | 0
International 12 95 9 11 20 0.21 66 -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 - | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -
MosJHL 2 27 1 13 14 0.52 16 - | 0
NHL 3 15 0 2 2 0.13 8 3 | 0
OG 2 8 0 1 1 0.13 2 -6 | 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 1 40 3 9 12 0.30 24 - | 0
Spengler Cup 2 8 1 3 4 0.50 12 5 | 0
WC 8 42 6 4 10 0.24 34 -3 | 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
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Skill Rating

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Strength
15
Shot Blocking
15
Hitting
15
Teamwork
14

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Kaspars Daugavins (F) 2003-2022 15 Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), Latvia U18, Latvia U20, Prizma Riga, SDYUSHOR CSKA Moskva
Kristaps Sotnieks (D) 2004-2022 14 Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), Latvia U18, Latvia U20
Gints Meija (F) 2004-2022 14 Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), Latvia U18, Latvia U20
Andris Dzerins (F) 2004-2022 14 Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), Latvia U18, Latvia U20

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/15/2022
07/15/2022 Confirmed Krefeld Pinguine Villacher SV
07/07/2021
07/07/2021 Confirmed Nürnberg Ice Tigers Krefeld Pinguine
12/18/2020
12/18/2020 Confirmed No team Nürnberg Ice Tigers
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
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Player Biography and Trivia

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

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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