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Jets prospect Arturs Kulda to return to NHL (UPD: signs 1 year/550K deal)
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03-11-2013, 11:23 AM
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Kulda plays a similar game to Stuart, and Chevy 'might' be getting interesting inquiries about Stuart. I like Stuart's gritty game, but I don't think there are many untouchable players on the Jets. I don't think Stuart is going anywhere, but Kulda seems to be a potential replacement for him.
No he doesn't. If anything, Kulda would play closer to a Ron Hainsey than a Mark Stuart. Stuart is poor positionally, poor first pass, shot blocking, hard hitting defenseman. Kulda is all about positioning, skating, and his first pass. Stuart is NOT a defensive defenseman, he is a physical defenseman. There a key difference there. Kulda is a defensive defenseman. I would rather have Kulda out there against teams top lines than Stuart...particularly considering Kulda has spent most of the year shutting down NHL superstars already...
I cannot fathom Kulda agreeing to come back if Winnipeg had any intention of sending him to St. John's, so this has to be a Winnipeg move, IMO.
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