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Canada Kris Russell

#6 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 21/22
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Last added: Kalle Nygren
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Fauchon 4 4 5 9
2. Justin Gill 4 7 1 8
3. Ethan Gauthier 4 1 7 8
4. Justin Poirier 4 4 1 5
5. Maxime Pellerin 4 3 2 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
35
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Agency
Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 2
1-time CHL Defenseman of the Year 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

Player 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
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 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” M-Cup 4 0 1 1 4 -1 |
WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 0 0 0 2 0 |
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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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Player 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
M-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
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19
Acceleration
16
Teamwork
15
Speed
15

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (F) 2011-2022 7 Canada, Edmonton Oilers
Derek Dorsett (F) 2004-2012 7 Columbus Blue Jackets, Medicine Hat Tigers, Syracuse Crunch
Darnell Nurse (D) 2016-2022 6 Edmonton Oilers
Connor McDavid (F) 2016-2022 6 Edmonton Oilers

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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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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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