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Canada Kris Russell

#6 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 21/22

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Kris Russell Facts

Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
36
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 2
1-time CHL Defenseman of the Year 1
1-time CHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time CHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time CHL Sportsman of the Year 1
1-time WHL (East) First All-Star Team 1
2-time WHL Champion 2
1-time WHL Player of the Year (Four Broncos Trophy) 1
2-time WHL Top Defenseman (Bill Hunter Trophy) 2

Twin Brother: Ryan Russell

Kris Russell Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2001-02 Innisfail Flyers U15 AA SCAHL U15 -* -* -* -* -* -* |
2002-03 Innisfail Flyers U18 AA SCAHL U18 29* 17* 36* 53* -* -* |
2003-04 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 55* 4* 15* 19* 30* -1* | Playoffs 20 3 2 5 4 8
Canada Pacific U17 “A” WHC-17 6* 1* 4* 5* 0* -* |
2004-05 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 72* 26* 35* 61* 37* 29* | Playoffs 10 2 1 3 4 2
2005-06 Medicine Hat Tigers “C” WHL 55* 14* 33* 47* 18* 8* | Playoffs 13 4 8 12 11 5
Canada U20 WJC-20 6* 1* 3* 4* 4* 6* |
2006-07 Medicine Hat Tigers “C” WHL 59* 32* 37* 69* 56* 14* | Playoffs 23 4 15 19 24 4
Canada U20 WJC-20 6* 4* 2* 6* 0* 3* |
2007-08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 67* 2* 8* 10* 14* -12* |
2008-09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 66* 2* 19* 21* 28* -10* | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 2 0
Syracuse Crunch AHL 14* 3* 5* 8* 0* -3* |
2009-10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 70* 7* 15* 22* 32* 3* |
Canada WC 7* 1* 3* 4* 2* -2* |
2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 73* 5* 18* 23* 37* -9* |
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 12* 2* 1* 3* 13* -1* |
St. Louis Blues NHL 43* 4* 5* 9* 12* 13* | Playoffs 9 0 3 3 5 3
Canada WC 4* 0* 3* 3* 2* 4* |
2012-13 TPS SM-liiga 15* 2* 12* 14* 8* -1* |
St. Louis Blues NHL 33* 1* 6* 7* 9* 6* |
2013-14 Calgary Flames NHL 68* 7* 22* 29* 15* -11* |
2014-15 Calgary Flames “A” NHL 79* 4* 30* 34* 17* 18* | Playoffs 11 2 5 7 7 -9
2015-16 Calgary Flames “A” NHL 51* 4* 11* 15* 8* -4* |
Dallas Stars NHL 11* 0* 4* 4* 2* -1* | Playoffs 12 0 4 4 4 1
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL 68* 1* 12* 13* 23* 5* | Playoffs 13 0 4 4 4 2
2017-18 Edmonton Oilers NHL 78* 4* 17* 21* 8* -7* |
2018-19 Edmonton Oilers NHL 72* 3* 13* 16* 27* 5* |
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL 55* 0* 9* 9* 14* 0* | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -1
2020-21 Edmonton Oilers NHL 35* 0* 9* 9* 8* 0* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2021-22 Edmonton Oilers NHL 31* 2* 7* 9* 4* 7* | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 0

Kris Russell Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Medicine Hat Tigers Memorial Cup 4* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2004-05 Canada U18 U18 JWC 5* 0* 1* 1* 2* -* |
WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1* 1* 1* 2* 4* -* |
2005-06 WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1* 1* 0* 1* 0* 2* |
2006-07 Medicine Hat Tigers “A” Memorial Cup 4* 0* 1* 1* 4* -1* |
WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1* 0* 0* 0* 2* 0* |
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Kris Russell Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-06-06T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-04T20:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-05-18T21:50:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Calgary Flames
2022-05-14T22:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings
2022-05-12T22:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Los Angeles Kings
2022-05-02T22:15:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings
2022-04-29T21:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks
2022-04-26T19:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Pittsburgh Penguins
2022-04-24T13:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers @ Columbus Blue Jackets
2022-04-22T21:00:00-0400 Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
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Kris Russell Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 14* 3* 5* 8* 0.57* 0* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
CHL Challenge 3 3* 2* 1* 3* 1.00* 6* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
U18 JWC (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 5* 0* 1* 1* 0.20* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
SM-liiga (Liiga) 1 15* 2* 12* 14* 0.93* 8* -1* | 0 * * * * * *
Memorial Cup 2 8* 0* 1* 1* 0.13* 4* -1* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 15 912* 48* 206* 254* 0.28* 271* 2* | 8 60 3 * 17 * 20 * 0.33 * 24 * -4 *
SCAHL U15 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
SCAHL U18 1 29* 17* 36* 53* 1.83* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WC 2 11* 1* 6* 7* 0.64* 4* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
WHC-17 1 6* 1* 4* 5* 0.83* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WHL 4 241* 76* 120* 196* 0.81* 141* 50* | 4 66 13 * 26 * 39 * 0.59 * 43 * 19 *
WJC-20 2 12* 5* 5* 10* 0.83* 4* 9* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Kris Russell Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/21/2020
10/21/2020 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
06/23/2017
06/23/2017 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
10/08/2016
10/08/2016 Confirmed Dallas Stars Edmonton Oilers
02/29/2016
02/29/2016 Confirmed Calgary Flames Dallas Stars
02/08/2014
02/08/2014 Extension Calgary Flames Calgary Flames
07/05/2013
07/05/2013 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Calgary Flames
09/26/2012
09/26/2012 Confirmed St. Louis Blues TPS
11/11/2011
11/11/2011 Confirmed Columbus Blue Jackets St. Louis Blues
10/18/2009
10/18/2009 Extension Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets

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Kris Russell Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2002, 8 #138 overall by Medicine Hat Tigers in the WHL Bantam Draft

- 2009-10-17 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2007-07-01 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets<

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