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Kris Russell
Kris Russell
Defenceman
Number: 4
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 170
Shoots: Left
Born: 2 May 1987
Birthplace: Caroline, AB, Canada
Acquired: TRADE: Traded to Calgary in exchange for a fifth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Drafted: CBJ / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (67th overall)
2015-16 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS Missed Feb. 15 - 27 with a lower body injury Notched the game-tying goal (his second power play marker of the season) on Feb. 11 at ARI Scored his first power play goal of the year on Jan. 19 at NJD Had a season-high eight blocked shots on Jan. 16 at EDM Scored the overtime game winning goal and added an assist on Dec. 15 at NSH Had a pair of assists on Dec. 12 vs NYR Missed Dec. 4 - 10 with injury Had a pair of assists on Nov. 24 at ANA Recorded his first assist of the season and was a +2 on Oct. 31 at EDM Scored his first goal of the year on Oct. 28 at OTT

Brother of Ryan WHL East Second All-Star Team (2005) WHL East First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) WHL Defenseman of the Year (2006, 2007) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2006) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2006) WHL Player of the Year (2007) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2007) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2007) Traded to St. Louis by Columbus for Nikita Nikitin, November 11, 2011. Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), September 26, 2012. Traded to Calgary by St. Louis for Calgary's 5th round choice (Jaedon Descheneau) in 2014 Entry Draft, July 5, 2013.