Oskars Bartulis
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 01/21/1987
DRAFTED: PHI: 2005-91 overall
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2005) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2007) Missed majority of 2010-11 and 2011-12 due to recurring shoulder injury and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Donetsk (KHL), August 29, 2012.
Playoffs: Made NHL playoff debut in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. NJ…Played in Games 2-5 of the Stanley Cup Final vs. Chicago.
Regular Season: Recorded his first career NHL goal vs. Minnesota on 3/25… Missed three games (3/2-3/5) due to injury (flu/soreness in groin)… Recorded a +3 rating vs. Columbus on 1/19 (a career high)… Played 22:21 vs. Dallas on 1/12 (career high)… Competed in his first Olympics, representing Latvia, and recorded over 20 minutes of ice time per game… Had two assists (career-high) at Tampa Bay on 12/23… Recorded his first NHL point with an assist at San Jose on 11/20… Made his NHL debut vs. Ottawa on 11/12 (played 17:18)… Recalled from Adirondack (AHL) on 11/9… Signed a multi-year contract extension with Flyers on 12/2.
2008-09: Appeared in all 80 games for the Phantoms, recording two goals and 11 assists for 13 points... 2007-08:  Missed the 2008 Calder Cup Playoffs due to injury…Scored first professional goal and also posted an assist in a 3-2 win vs. Binghamton on Dec. 28, earning first star honors… Made professional debut Oct. 5 vs. Norfolk…2006-07:  Voted to the QMJHL second-team all-star squad after posting 13 goals and 35 assists for 48 points in 55 games with Cape Breton…Represented Latvia at the World Junior Championships…Named best defenseman in the 2007 World Under-20 Championships, Division 1…Named QMJHL defensive player of the month in October 2006…Appeared in two exhibition games for the Phantoms during the 2006 training camp before being returned to Cape Breton…Signed a three-year entry
level contract with the Flyers on Sept. 23…Traded to Cape Breton in the 2006 off-season... 2005-06:  Recorded six goals and 25 assists for 31 points and 84 penalty minutes in 54 games for the Moncton Wildcats…In 21 playoff games, posted 10 points (1G,9A) and 22 penalty minutes as the Wildcats won the QMJHL Regular Season and Playoff Championships and advanced to the Memorial Cup Finals…Played in three games as a member of Team Latvia at the 2006 IIHF World Junior Championships…2004-05: Named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team and the Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team after recording five goals and 19 assists for 24 points and 55 penalty minutes in 62 games.