Kris Russell

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    172 lbs / 78 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    20/21

A mobile defenseman with good all-round skills. Offensive-minded, excellent skater. Gives a solid first pass and has a good shot. Useful in all on-ice situations. Fairly small but still physically capable of winning battles. (Matias Strozyk, 2012)

Twin Brother: Ryan Russell

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Innisfail Flyers Midget AA SCAHL 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 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 - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Medicine Hat Tigers M-Cup 4 0 0 0 0 0 |
2004-05 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 0 1 1 2 |
2006-07 Medicine Hat Tigers “A” M-Cup 4 0 1 1 4 -1 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 14 3 5 8 0.57 0 -3 |
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 0 1 1 0.20 2 0 |
Liiga 15 2 12 14 0.93 8 -1 |
M-Cup 8 0 1 1 0.13 4 -1 |
NHL 719 43 168 211 0.29 218 -10 | 49 3 17 20 0.41 22 -3
SCAHL 29 17 36 53 1.83 0 0 |
WC 11 1 6 7 0.64 4 2 |
WHC-17 6 1 4 5 0.83 0 0 |
WHL 241 76 120 196 0.81 141 50 | 66 13 26 39 0.59 43 19
WJC-20 12 5 5 10 0.83 4 9 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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
Player 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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