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Kris Russell

Kris Russell  #4

Calgary Flames  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: May 2, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Caroline, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 170 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (67th overall)
2015-16 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS 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.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016