• Jets' Kulda Elects To Return To KHL

    News: Arturs Kulda has decided to play in the KHL this season, the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: Arturs Kulda signed with the Jets in March, so the team will retain his rights as he looks for an opportunity overseas. He played in 50 games for KHL club Novosibirsk last season, but it's unclear if he's planning on reuniting with that team.
  • Jets Sign Kulda

    News: The Jets signed Arturs Kulda to a one-year, $550,000 contract Monday.
    Analysis: The defenseman has played 50 games for Novosibirsk of the KHL this season, tallying nine goals and six assists to go along with 55 PIMs. Arturs Kulda was a seventh-round pick in 2006 by the Thrashers, but has only played in 15 NHL contests.
  • Kulda Signs With KHL

    News: Arturs Kulda has reached an agreement with the KHL club Sibir Novosibirsk, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: Arturs Kulda was a restricted free agent, and his NHL rights will still be held by the Jets. The Latvian born defenseman played in nine games for the Jets last season.
  • Winnipeg's Kulda Assigned To AHL

    News: Arturs Kulda has been assigned to the AHL after clearing waivers Wednesday, the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: The Jets have an abundance of defensemen and Arturs Kulda no longer fit into Winnipeg's current plans.
  • Jets Waive Kulda

    News: The Jets placed Arturs Kulda on waivers Tuesday, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: Arturs Kulda posted a plus-3 rating in nine games with the Jets but did not record a point. A corresponding roster move has not been announced.
  • Jets Recall Kulda

    News: Arturs Kulda has been recalled by the Jets, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
    Analysis: He'll replace Paul Postma, after losing out on one of the final blue-line spots to him at the end of training camp.
  • Thrashers Demote Kulda

    News: The Thrashers have re-assigned Kulda to AHL Chicago, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
    Analysis: The move paves the way for the recall of fellow blueliner Paul Postma, who will now get a shot with the big club.
  • Thrashers Recall Kulda

    News: The Thrashers recalled Kulda from AHL Chicago on Friday, according to the team's official website.
    Analysis: Kulda has racked up 52 PIMs in 45 games with Chicago this season, but he has totaled just nine points (2G, 7A). Kulda could see some playing time if Freddy Meyer misses any action, but don't expect much fantasy-wise.
  • Kulda assigned to Chicago on Sunday

    News: The Thrashers assigned D Arturs Kulda to Chicago of the AHL on Sunday. He appeared in two games for Atlanta since his recall on Thursday. He had an assist in 21 minutes of ice time.
    Analysis: Kulda is going to get the chance to play in the minors, where he started the season, while the NHL is on hiatus for the Olympic break. Kulda could be back in March, but he is not worth holding onto in Fantasy. He is more of a defensive presence than offensive.
  • Thrashers summon Kulda from AHL

    News: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Thrashers have called up D Arturs Kulda from the AHL.
    Analysis: Kulda, a seventh-round pick from 2006, is known more for his physical play than his offensive skills, so has no Fantasy value at this time.