|Assets:||Is a sound defender with good size and intelligence. Limits his mistakes when inside his own blueline. Can be trusted in defensive situations.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have a lot of offensive upside. Must also learn to play a more physical game to maximize his stay-at-home/shutdown potential.|
|Career Potential:||Defensive defenseman with some upside.|
|7/02/2013||Winnipeg Jets tendered a qualifying offer.|
|3/18/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|7/15/2012||Signed with the Sibir Novosibirsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).|
|12/14/2011||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|12/13/2011||Placed on waivers by the Winnipeg Jets.|
|11/13/2011||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|9/27/2011||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|7/18/2011||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|2/14/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|2/04/2011||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|10/04/2010||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|4/12/2010||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|4/08/2010||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|2/14/2010||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|2/11/2010||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/26/2009||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|10/04/2008||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|5/22/2008||Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers to an entry-level contract.|
|3/30/2008||Signed by the Chicago Wolves (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 7th round (200th overall) in 2006.|
Arturs Kulda returns to the KHL | 09/11/2013 7:16 AM
NewsArturs Kulda has reportedly returned to the KHL.
ImpactHis North American agent, Rick Curran, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun that Kulda would be playing overseas again this year. Kulda skated in 50 games with Novosibirsk Siber of the KHL last season. He joined the Jets in March, but didn't play in any games.
Kulda scores but Trouba, USA emerge on top | 05/06/2013 9:26 AM
NewsArturs Kulda scored Latvia's only goal in a 4-1 loss to the United States in world championship action Sunday.
ImpactAnother future hopeful for Winnipeg's blueline, Jacob Trouba, collected an assist on a power-play goal by David Moss for the Americans in the match. Bobby Butler generated a goal and assist in the win, while Paul Stastny had two helpers.
Arturs Kulda joins Jets for practice Tuesday | 03/20/2013 9:29 AM
NewsArturs Kulda joined his Winnipeg teammates at practice Tuesday for the first time since coming over from the KHL.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactHe hasn't played since his KHL club was eliminated from the playoffs on March 5. Coach Claude Noel said Kulda may get into some game action with Jets, but for now he'll skate with the team as a depth defender. "I trust his game," said Noel. "I don't know I'm going to judge on practice but I thought he was very good last year in the games. We'll see how he does in practice and we'll go from there."
Arturs Kulda likely to stay with Jets for now | 03/18/2013 5:11 PM
NewsArturs Kulda, who recently signed with the Winnipeg Jets, would need to clear waivers if he was sent to the AHL.
ImpactIn other words, Kulda is likely to stay with the Jets for now. He had 15 points and 55 penalty minutes in 50 games with the KHL Novosibirsk Siber this season. Kulda also has two points in 15 career NHL contests.
Winnipeg inks Arturs Kulda | 03/18/2013 1:52 PM
NewsArturs Kulda has agreed to terms with the Winnipeg Jets.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter
ImpactKulda had 15 points and 55 penalty minutes in 50 games with the KHL Novosibirsk Siber this season. The Atlanta Thrashers took him in the seventh round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Report: Arturs Kulda to rejoin Jets from KHL | 03/11/2013 2:41 PM
NewsAccording to Arturs Kulda's KHL team HC Sibir Novosibirsk, the defenseman is set to rejoin the Winnipeg Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactThe club said that his contract, which was going to expire on April 30th, has been mutually terminated. Kulda notched nine goals, six assists and 55 penalty minutes in 50 games with Sibir Novosibirsk this season.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsArturs Kulda was signed by WPG on Friday January 18.
|Penalty Minutes||4||2011-12 (Wpg)|
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