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Defenseman Kris Russell Would Be A Nice Addition

Boston Bruins: Defenseman Kris Russell Would Be A Nice Addition To The Team This Off-Season It’s no secret that the Boston Bruins need to update their aging defense, and General Manager Don Sweeney has his work cut out for him over the next two weeks. Free agency begins in just about a fortnight, and prior […] Boston Bruins: Defenseman Kris Russell Would Be A Nice Addition -...
Via Causeway Crowd
14 days ago

Stars add D-man Russell for Jokipakka, prospect, draft pick

DALLAS (AP) Defenseman Kris Russell is joining Dallas in a costly trade-deadline deal with Calgary that will get more expensive if the Stars make the long playoff run they covet. And general manager Jim Nill feels it's a price his franchise can afford. ''We have very good depth within the organization,'' Nill said Monday after trading young defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka, forward...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Stars make big move for defenseman Russell

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times local): --- 2:40 p.m. The Dallas Stars paid a big price to improve their defense by acquiring Kris Russell from Calgary. Dallas sent defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka, forward prospect Brett Pollock and a conditional 2016 second-round pick to the Flames. That pick becomes a first-rounder if the Stars advance to the Western...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell scores in overtime as Flames beat Predators 2-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kris Russell scored 1:23 into overtime and the Calgary Flames beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. TJ Brodie also scored for Calgary, which opened a three-game road trip in style. The Flames improved to an NHL-best 8-1 in overtime and won for just the fourth time away from home this season. Cody Hodgson scored...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 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...
Via Associated Press
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

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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