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Edmonton Oilers Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Kris Russell • #4 • D
Status:In training camp
Ht/Wt:5'10", 173 lbs.
Born:May 2, 1987 (31 yrs) in Caroline, Alta.
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by Columbus in 2005 (3/67).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2016.
Shoots:L
Movements & Injuries
2018
3/20/2018 Missed 2 games (undisclosed).
3/16/2018 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
3/01/2018 Missed 2 games (hand injury).
2/25/2018 Hand injury, day-to-day.
2017
6/23/2017 Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a four-year contract extension.
3/10/2017 Missed 2 games (upper body injury).
3/04/2017 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2/21/2017 Missed 5 games (undisclosed).
2/05/2017 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2016
11/19/2016 Missed 7 games (lower body injury).
11/06/2016 Lower body injury, injured reserve.
11/05/2016 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
10/07/2016 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.
4/20/2016 Missed the last playoff game (illness).
4/18/2016 Illness, day-to-day.
4/07/2016 Missed 7 games (lower body injury).
3/22/2016 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
3/01/2016 Missed 8 games (lower body injury).
2/29/2016 Acquired from the Calgary Flames.
2/15/2016 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2015
12/12/2015 Missed 3 games (upper body injury).
12/04/2015 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2014
11/22/2014 Missed 2 games (lower body injury).
11/18/2014 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2/08/2014 Signed by the Calgary Flames to a two-year contract extension.
2/04/2014 Missed 1 game (upper body injury).
2/01/2014 Upper body injury, day-to-day.
1/20/2014 Missed 13 games (sprained mcl).
2013
12/29/2013 Sprained MCL, injured reserve.
12/23/2013 Sprained MCL, sidelined indefinitely.
7/05/2013 Acquired from the St. Louis Blues.
7/05/2013 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year contract.
7/02/2013 St. Louis Blues tendered a qualifying offer.
7/02/2013 Placed on waivers by the St. Louis Blues.
2012
9/26/2012 Signed with TPS Turku (Finland).
3/25/2012 Missed 14 games (concussion).
2/25/2012 Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2/12/2012 Missed 1 game (flu).
2/11/2012 Flu, day-to-day.
1/19/2012 Missed 9 games (groin).
2011
12/30/2011 Groin, injured reserve.
11/12/2011 Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
11/10/2011 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
11/10/2011 Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
4/10/2011 Missed the last 2 regular season games (fractured left tibia).
4/08/2011 Fractured left tibia, remainder of the regular season.
2010
10/28/2010 Missed 4 games (lower body injury).
10/20/2010 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
10/09/2010 Missed 1 game (knee injury).
9/23/2010 Knee injury, day-to-day.
4/07/2010 Missed 2 games (left arm injury).
4/02/2010 Left arm injury, day-to-day.
1/14/2010 Missed 2 games (lower body injury).
1/10/2010 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2009
11/13/2009 Missed 2 games (illness).
11/07/2009 Illness, day-to-day.
10/17/2009 Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a three-year contract extension.
2008
11/27/2008 Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).
10/26/2008 Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).
3/30/2008 Missed 5 games (groin).
3/19/2008 Groin, day-to-day.
2006
9/29/2006 Returned to his junior team (Medicine Hat-WHL).
7/01/2006 Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
2005
9/18/2005 Returned to his junior team (Medicine Hat-WHL).
Career Transactions
2016
10/07/2016 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers.
2/29/2016 The Calgary Flames traded Kris Russell to the Dallas Stars for Jyrki Jokipakka, Brett Pollock and a conditional 2nd round selection in 2016.
2013
7/05/2013 St. Louis Blues traded Kris Russell to the Calgary Flames for a 5th round selection in 2014.
2011
11/11/2011 Columbus Blue Jackets traded Kris Russell to the St. Louis Blues for Nikita Nikitin.
2005
7/30/2005 Drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round (67th overall) in 2005.
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