Colin Dambrauskas: Flames Sign Russell, Flames @ Flyers Post Game, The Olympic Break

Follow Colin on Twitter!: @ColinDJD As I mentioned over Twitter last week, the Flames have been in discussion with 26 year old defenseman Kris Russell regarding contract extensions, and both parties have come to an agreement. Russell has signed a two year deal worth $5.2M, with an AAV of $2.6M. Since being acquired from the St Louis Blues in exchange for a 5th round draft...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Sign Kris Russell To Two-Year Deal

The Calgary Flames don’t have much in the way of good fortune this year. They are the second-worst team in the Western Conference and are in the bottom five of the NHL. However, there are bright spots in their lineup. Sean Monahan has proved to be a great pick and will only get better. Their goaltending hasn’t been horrible this season, although Karri Ramo hasn’t come as advertised...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New Contract For Kris Russell In Calgary

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman Kris Russell to a two year contract. Russell, a native of Red Deer, Alberta, has played 44 games this season with the Flames netting four goals and adding 16 assists for 20 points. The Flames acquired Russell from St. Louis this past off-season in exchange for Calgary’s 5th round selection in...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Russell in Contract Negotiations With Flames

Kris Russell has been one of the most surprising players for the Calgary Flames. After being acquired in the off-season for a fifth-round pick from the St. Louis Blues, he has been a force on the Flames blue line. In 42 games with the Flames, Russell has amassed four goals and 15 assists for 19 points. Not Earth-shattering totals but in Calgary, that type of production from a defenseman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames happy to see return of workhorse blueliner

The July sign-and-trade that brought Kris Russell into the Calgary Flames’ fold was a mere footnote on a busy summer transaction wire. But the 26-year-old defenceman’s acquisition from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft has proven to be one of the best under-the-radar moves made by jettisoned GM Jay Feaster, as Russell took on a top...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues trade Russell to Calgary for draft pick

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues announced today that they have acquired the Calgary Flames' fifth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft in exchange for defenseman Kris Russell. Russell played 33 games with St. Louis this season netting one goal and adding six assists for seven points along with nine penalty minutes. He has played 364 career NHL games scoring 23 goals and 72 assists...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues trade Kris Russell to Calgary

The Blues have traded Kris Russell to Calgary in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick in 2014. The move is one that has many fans scratching their heads considering Russell went through waivers - and cleared waivers - earlier this week. Instead of claiming him then, the Flames elected to wait and deal an asset to the Blues.  Interesting strategy, Calgary.  This entire...
Via Frozen Notes
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kris Russell set to return to action this weekend in Europe

St. Louis Blues fans received a scare a few weeks back when defenseman Kris Russell returned to the United States after just two games with TPS Turku in Finland. Russell a knee injury and it was feared the injury could serious. Thankfully, especially with negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA starting to heat up, Russell's injury does not seem to serious as he has returned...
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October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Blues Place Defenseman Kris Russell on IR

ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has placed defenseman Kris Russell on injured reserve. Russell suffered a right groin injury on Dec. 27 at Detroit and will be re-evaluated in three weeks. The Blues will host the Nashville Predators this Friday night at 7 p.m. at Scottrade Center and will travel to Detroit...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

D Russell acquired by Blues, rejoins Hitchcock

The St. Louis Blues acquired defenseman Kris Russell to the Central Division rival Columbus Blue Jackets for fellow blue-liner Nikita Nikitin late Thursday night. Russell collected two goals and an assist in 12 games for the Blue Jackets this season. The 24-year-old defenseman rejoins coach Ken Hitchcock, who he played for during his rookie campaign in Columbus. Nikitin has not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

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