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WATCH: OILERS TODAY | Oilers @ Lightning Preview

Kris Russell and Laurent Brossoit return to game action as the Oilers look for a 4th consecutive victory when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tom Gazzola has more.
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WATCH: PRACTICE | Monday in Tampa

Some good signs Monday at practice as Darnell Nurse, Kris Russell and Jujhar Khaira are getting closer to returning to action.
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Snakeoil Statistics

Someone is selling snake oil to the Oilers and they are buying. In a December 31st article by David Staples over at Cult of Hockey he interviewed Brad Werenka, retired NHL player and founder of the company, TruPerformance, about their proprietary statistical measure they use to rate individual player values; the results of which are then sold to NHL teams. Staples’ article was...
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1 day ago


Kris Russell gives an update on his recent injury.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: COMMUNITY | Ronald McDonald House

Mark Letestu, Eric Gryba, Zack Kassian, Kris Russell & the Oilers Ladies visited Ronald McDonald House to spread some Valentine's Day love.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Russell waiting on teams to clear cap space before signing a new contract

One of the most coveted defenseman on the free agent market is still waiting for a new contract. According to Darren Dreger of TSN.ca, former Dallas Stars defenseman Kris Russell is now waiting on teams to clear cap room to sign him. Kris Russell camp is still waiting for a few teams to clear money. Free agency can be a tough waiting game. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) August...
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August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Mailbag: Kris Russell waiting, the Titanic Canucks, Pokemon, Sabres or shirtless

There’s nothing like a mid-July NHL Mailbag to help you pass the time until the World Cup in September. Well, there’s probably a lot of things better than that, like a cold drink, a swimming pool, the smell of meat on a grill, the laughter of a child as he or she first looks upon … OK, there are lots of things better than a hockey mailbag in mid-July. But that’s all I have...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars land Kris Russell for very steep package

The Dallas Stars needed to add a top-four defenseman before Monday’s NHL trade deadline to improve their chances of advancing past the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks in the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs. The Stars have failed to accomplish that by only acquiring Calgary Flames defenseman Kris Russell, and the price paid to the Alberta club was insanely steep. Dallas...
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February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Penguins, Kings Interested In Flames’ Kris Russell

The NHL trade deadline is just four days away, and a lot of teams are searching for help on the blue line. Two of them are the Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings, who according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, have interest in Calgary Flames defenseman Kris Russell. “Calgary’s got some obvious ones, and it sounds like there’s a lot of interest in Kris Russell if he...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Russell sets a new NHL record for most blocked shots in a season

Kris Russell made NHL history during the Calgary Flames’ loss on the road to the St. Louis Blues. Russell’s two blocked shots gave him 274 on the year, breaking the old NHL record of 273 for most blocked shots in a set by Anton Volchenkov back in 2006-07. Russell’s willingness to sacrifice his body and get in front of the puck is second to none. His relatively small 5’10”...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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