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Flames-Canucks Series Getting Nasty With Another Fight-Filled Night (Videos)

If you haven’t been watching the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, you’re missing one of this season’s most intense series. The Canucks and Flames have a bitter rivalry that’s escalated in recent years, and with the NHL’s new playoff seeding system, it was just a matter of time before they met in the playoffs. Thank goodness we...
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell scores in final minute to lift Flames over Canucks in Game 1

  Defenseman Kris Russell scored with just under 30 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday night. David Jones also scored for the Flames, who were down 1-0 entering the third period. Bo Horvat opening the scoring for Vancouver midway in the second period...
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April 16, 2015  |  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”...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Russell Leads the Calgary Flames Down the Stretch

ST. PAUL, MN – MARCH 27: Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild scores a goal against Kris Russell #4 and Karri Ramo #31 of the Calgary Flames during the game on March 27, 2015 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames have been one of the NHL’s biggest surprises this season.  After a season...
Via The Sports Journal
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Everything Coming Together for Calgary Flames as Playoffs Approach

Calgary Flames’ Dennis Wideman (6) and Kris Russell (4) help goalie Jonas Hiller of Switzerland defend against pressure at the net by Dallas Stars’ Jason Spezza (90) in the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Dallas. The Flames won 5-3. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) During the past offseason the Calgary Flames made some seemingly questionable free agent...
Via The Sports Journal
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell's 1st goal, Hiller's 28 saves lead Flames past Sharks

  Kris Russell scored his first goal of the season, Jonas Hiller stopped 28 shots, and the Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Jiri Hudler and Mason Raymond also scored to help the Flames improve to 4-1-0 on a six-game homestand, which concludes Friday against Pittsburgh. John Scott scored for San Jose, which lost in regulation for the first time in its...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames Extend Kris Russell by   Curtis Morrison

The Calgary Flames have resigned defenseman Kris Russell to a two-year deal worth 2.6 million dollars annually, a total of 5.2 million dollars over the course of the deal. He previously signed a one-year, 1.5 million dollar contract with the team in the 2013 offseason. Russell is having a career year on offense for the Flames, recording 20 points in [...]
Via The Hockey House
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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