17 September 1995|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Hershey Bears (AHL)
Kristofers "Kris" Bindulis (born September 17, 1995) is a Latvian professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing for the Hershey Bears in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Bindulis first played two seasons in his native Latvia from 2011 to 2013 before opting to further develop his game in the United States. He first played in the North American Hockey League with the Soo Eagles in 2013–14 before splitting the following year between the Eagles and the Des Moines Buccaneers of the United States Hockey League.
In the 2016–17 season, he was recruited to play collegiate hockey with Lake Superior State University of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. As a freshman he contributed with 1 goal and 12 points in 28 games before opting to conclude his collegiate career in signing a three-year entry level contract with the Washington Capitals on March 8, 2017.
Regular season and playoffs
|2011–12||SK Riga 17||LHL||35||2||11||13||16||3||0||0||0||0|
|2012–13||HK Juniors Riga||LHL||17||2||6||8||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||HK Juniors Riga||MHL-B||34||4||6||10||62||3||0||0||0||2|
|2014–15||Des Moines Buccaneers||USHL||30||1||1||2||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2016–17||Lake Superior State University||WCHA||28||1||11||12||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||34||4||11||15||10||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Capitals sign Kris Bindulis and Hampus Gustafsson". Washington Capitals. 2017-03-08. Retrieved 2017-03-08.
- "2017 World Championship roster" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 2017-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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