Russ Courtnall

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs. (84 kg)

Born: June 2, 1965 in Duncan, British Columbia
Draft: Toronto, 1st round (7th overall), 1983 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Victoria Cougars
Relatives: Geoff Courtnall (brother)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 2, 2015 6:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1983-84 18 TOR NHL 14 3 9 12 0 6 2 1 0 0 7 2 0 29 10.3
1984-85 19 TOR NHL 69 12 10 22 -23 44 10 0 2 1 10 0 0 130 9.2
1985-86 20 TOR NHL 73 22 38 60 0 52 18 3 1 4 34 4 0 203 10.8 Selke-22
1986-87 21 TOR NHL 79 29 44 73 -20 90 20 3 6 3 23 18 3 282 10.3
1987-88 22 TOR NHL 65 23 26 49 -16 47 14 6 3 1 16 10 0 212 10.8
1988-89 23 TOT NHL 73 23 18 41 9 19 15 7 1 3 16 2 0 147 15.6
1988-89 23 TOR NHL 9 1 1 2 -2 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 11 9.1
1988-89 23 MTL NHL 64 22 17 39 11 15 15 7 0 3 15 2 0 136 16.2
1989-90 24 MTL NHL 80 27 32 59 14 27 24 3 0 2 28 4 0 294 9.2 Selke-16
1990-91 25 MTL NHL 79 26 50 76 5 29 20 5 1 5 36 12 2 279 9.3 Byng-13
1991-92 26 MTL NHL 27 7 14 21 6 6 6 0 1 1 12 2 0 63 11.1
1992-93 27 MNS NHL 84 36 43 79 1 49 20 14 2 3 28 14 1 294 12.2
1993-94 28 DAL NHL 84 23 57 80 6 59 18 5 0 4 41 16 0 231 10.0
1994-95 29 TOT NHL 45 11 24 35 2 17 7 2 2 2 13 10 1 132 8.3
1994-95 29 DAL NHL 32 7 10 17 -8 13 5 2 0 1 5 5 0 90 7.8
1994-95 29 VAN NHL 13 4 14 18 10 4 2 0 2 1 8 5 1 42 9.5
1995-96 30 VAN NHL 81 26 39 65 25 40 16 6 4 4 30 4 5 205 12.7
1996-97 31 TOT NHL 61 11 24 35 1 26 8 2 1 2 16 7 1 125 8.8
1996-97 31 VAN NHL 47 9 19 28 4 24 8 1 0 1 13 5 1 101 8.9
1996-97 31 NYR NHL 14 2 5 7 -3 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 24 8.3
1997-98 32 LAK NHL 58 12 6 18 -2 27 7 1 4 4 3 3 0 97 12.4
1998-99 33 LAK NHL 57 6 13 19 -9 19 5 0 1 1 12 0 1 77 7.8 858 15:03
6 yrs TOR NHL 309 90 128 218 -61 243 64 13 13 9 91 34 3 867 10.4
4 yrs MTL NHL 250 82 113 195 36 77 65 15 2 11 91 20 2 772 10.6
3 yrs DAL,MNS NHL 200 66 110 176 -1 121 43 21 2 8 74 35 1 615 10.7
3 yrs VAN NHL 141 39 72 111 39 68 26 7 6 6 51 14 7 348 11.2
2 yrs LAK NHL 115 18 19 37 -11 46 12 1 5 5 15 3 1 174 10.3 858 15:03
1 yr NYR NHL 14 2 5 7 -3 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 24 8.3
Career NHL 1029 297 447 744 -1 557 210 58 29 40 325 108 14 2800 10.6 858 15:03

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1983-84 18 TOR NHL 14 4 0.21 0.64 0.86 0.30 0.43 2.07 2 7 9 3 17 3 15 1 0 0.5 0.2 0.7
1984-85 19 TOR NHL 69 10 0.17 0.14 0.32 0.14 0.64 1.88 10 8 18 8 34 4 56 3 -23 -0.2 0.5 0.3
1985-86 20 TOR NHL 73 23 0.30 0.52 0.82 0.31 0.71 2.78 17 30 47 17 85 10 86 11 0 2.9 0.9 3.8 Selke-22
1986-87 21 TOR NHL 79 30 0.37 0.56 0.92 0.37 1.14 3.57 24 37 61 23 104 30 110 16 -20 5.0 0.4 5.4
1987-88 22 TOR NHL 65 20 0.35 0.40 0.75 0.30 0.72 3.26 19 22 41 16 80 28 78 10 -16 2.9 0.3 3.2
1988-89 23 TOT NHL 73 17 0.32 0.25 0.56 0.24 0.26 2.01 19 15 34 14 61 12 42 2 9 1.8 1.2 3.1
1988-89 23 TOR NHL 9 1 0.11 0.11 0.22 0.09 0.44 1.22 1 1 2 1 4 0 7 1 -2 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
1988-89 23 MTL NHL 64 17 0.34 0.27 0.61 0.26 0.23 2.13 18 14 32 14 57 12 35 1 11 2.0 1.2 3.1
1989-90 24 MTL NHL 80 24 0.34 0.40 0.74 0.30 0.34 3.68 23 27 50 20 79 12 62 9 14 3.3 1.4 4.7 Selke-16
1990-91 25 MTL NHL 79 28 0.33 0.63 0.96 0.35 0.37 3.53 23 44 67 25 100 29 93 27 5 5.1 1.2 6.3 Byng-13
1991-92 26 MTL NHL 27 8 0.26 0.52 0.78 0.28 0.22 2.33 6 12 18 7 21 2 19 6 6 1.2 0.6 1.7
1992-93 27 MNS NHL 84 31 0.43 0.51 0.94 0.37 0.58 3.50 29 34 63 25 102 41 71 11 1 5.4 1.3 6.7
1993-94 28 DAL NHL 84 28 0.27 0.68 0.95 0.33 0.70 2.75 21 52 73 26 108 35 70 3 6 5.4 1.2 6.6
1994-95 29 TOT NHL 45 13 0.24 0.53 0.78 0.28 0.38 2.93 19 41 60 22 49 16 33 2 2 2.5 0.7 3.2
1994-95 29 DAL NHL 32 7 0.22 0.31 0.53 0.21 0.41 2.81 12 17 29 11 27 10 25 0 -8 1.0 0.2 1.2
1994-95 29 VAN NHL 13 6 0.31 1.08 1.38 0.46 0.31 3.23 7 24 31 10 22 6 8 2 10 1.5 0.5 2.0
1995-96 30 VAN NHL 81 25 0.32 0.48 0.80 0.31 0.49 2.53 25 37 62 24 101 25 71 20 25 4.7 1.6 6.3
1996-97 31 TOT NHL 61 12 0.18 0.39 0.57 0.20 0.43 2.05 11 25 36 13 49 12 52 16 1 1.9 0.7 2.6
1996-97 31 VAN NHL 47 10 0.19 0.40 0.60 0.21 0.51 2.15 9 20 29 10 37 9 39 15 4 1.6 0.6 2.2
1996-97 31 NYR NHL 14 2 0.14 0.36 0.50 0.18 0.14 1.71 2 5 7 2 12 3 13 1 -3 0.3 0.0 0.3
1997-98 32 LAK NHL 58 8 0.21 0.10 0.31 0.14 0.47 1.67 14 7 21 10 28 4 41 15 -2 0.9 0.5 1.4
1998-99 33 LAK NHL 57 7 0.11 0.23 0.33 0.12 0.33 1.35 7 15 22 8 25 1 43 10 -9 0.4 0.7 1.1
6 yrs TOR NHL 309 87 0.29 0.41 0.71 0.28 0.79 2.81 73 105 178 68 324 75 352 42 -61 10.9 2.4 13.3
4 yrs MTL NHL 250 76 0.33 0.45 0.78 0.30 0.31 3.09 70 97 167 65 257 55 209 43 36 11.6 4.4 15.9
3 yrs DAL,MNS NHL 200 66 0.33 0.55 0.88 0.33 0.61 3.08 62 103 165 62 237 86 166 14 -1 11.8 2.8 14.6
3 yrs VAN NHL 141 41 0.28 0.51 0.79 0.29 0.48 2.47 41 81 122 44 160 40 118 37 39 7.8 2.7 10.6
2 yrs LAK NHL 115 15 0.16 0.17 0.32 0.13 0.40 1.51 21 22 43 17 53 5 84 25 -11 1.3 1.2 2.5
1 yr NYR NHL 14 2 0.14 0.36 0.50 0.18 0.14 1.71 2 5 7 2 12 3 13 1 -3 0.3 0.0 0.3
Career NHL 1029 287 0.29 0.43 0.72 0.28 0.54 2.72 269 413 682 259 1043 264 942 162 -1 43.6 13.6 57.2

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1985-86 20 TOR NHL 10 3 6 9 2 8 2 1 0 0 32 9.4
1986-87 21 TOR NHL 13 3 4 7 1 11 2 1 0 0 31 9.7
1987-88 22 TOR NHL 6 2 1 3 -5 0 2 0 0 0 10 20.0
1988-89 23 MTL NHL 21 8 5 13 12 18 7 1 0 2 53 15.1
1989-90 24 MTL NHL 11 5 1 6 1 10 5 0 0 0 38 13.2
1990-91 25 MTL NHL 13 8 3 11 3 7 4 2 2 1 51 15.7
1991-92 26 MTL NHL 10 1 1 2 -2 4 1 0 0 1 14 7.1
1993-94 28 DAL NHL 9 1 8 9 -3 0 1 0 0 0 41 2.4
1994-95 29 VAN NHL 11 4 8 12 1 21 2 0 2 1 27 14.8
1995-96 30 VAN NHL 6 1 3 4 -4 2 1 0 0 0 8 12.5
1996-97 31 NYR NHL 15 3 4 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 27 11.1
1997-98 32 LAK NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
Career NHL 129 39 44 83 5 83 29 6 4 5 339 11.5

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1989-04-09 HAR MTL 4-3 HAR 1 15:12
1991-04-11 MTL MTL 4-3 BUF 1 5:56
1992-05-01 MTL MTL 3-2 HAR 2 25:26

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1982-83 17 Victoria Cougars WHL 60 36 61 97 33
1983-84 18 Victoria Cougars WHL 32 29 37 66 63
1983-84 18 Canada WJC-A 7 7 6 13 0
1983-84 18 Canada Nat-Tm 16 4 7 11 10
1983-84 18 Canada Olympics 7 1 3 4 2
1990-91 25 Montreal Canadiens Fr-Tour 3 1 0 1 4
1990-91 25 Canada WEC-A 2 1 3 4 0
1991-92 26 Canada Can-Cup 8 0 2 2 0
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 8 0 2 2 0
Career 1 Season Fr-Tour 3 1 0 1 4
Career 1 Season Nat-Tm 16 4 7 11 10
Career 1 Season Olympics 7 1 3 4 2
Career 1 Season WEC-A 2 1 3 4 0
Career 2 Seasons WHL 92 65 98 163 96
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 7 6 13 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1982-83 17 Victoria Cougars WHL 12 11 7 18 6
Career 1 Season WHL 12 11 7 18 6
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1984 CAN 1 3 2
Car 1 3 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Russ Courtnall 6.7 6.6 6.3 6.3 5.4 4.7 3.8 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.6 1.7 1.4 1.1 0.7 0.3
Ed Olczyk 92.7 7.2 6.6 6.4 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.2 3.4 3.2 2.5 2.0 1.6 0.7 0.0 -0.2
Don McKenney 92.0 6.6 6.3 6.1 5.8 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.3 2.8 2.7 1.0 0.0
Ken Linseman 91.8 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.6 5.6 4.1 3.5 3.3 2.3 2.1 2.0 -0.1
Camille Henry 90.7 7.0 6.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4 4.3 3.7 3.7 3.1 2.0 1.8 0.6 0.2
Andrew Cassels 90.6 6.9 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.2
Jere Lehtinen 90.5 7.5 6.7 6.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.0 4.6 4.5 2.7 1.7 1.7 0.8 0.3
Derek King 90.5 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.0 5.9 4.9 3.6 3.0 2.8 2.2 2.1 2.0 0.6 -0.1
Yanic Perreault 90.5 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.1 4.0 3.3 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.2
Jozef Stumpel 90.0 8.9 6.5 6.3 5.7 5.6 5.4 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.1 2.5 1.3 1.3 0.9 0.1 0.0
Kevin Dineen 89.8 7.8 7.2 5.9 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.2 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.5 0.8 0.7 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Russ Courtnall 6.7 6.6 6.3 6.3 5.4 4.7 3.8 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.6 1.7 1.4 1.1 0.7 0.3
Ed Olczyk 92.7 7.2 6.6 6.4 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.2 3.4 3.2 2.5 2.0 1.6 0.7 0.0 -0.2
Don McKenney 92.0 6.6 6.3 6.1 5.8 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.3 2.8 2.7 1.0 0.0
Ken Linseman 91.8 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.6 5.6 4.1 3.5 3.3 2.3 2.1 2.0 -0.1
Camille Henry 90.7 7.0 6.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4 4.3 3.7 3.7 3.1 2.0 1.8 0.6 0.2
Andrew Cassels 90.6 6.9 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.2
Jere Lehtinen 90.5 7.5 6.7 6.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.0 4.6 4.5 2.7 1.7 1.7 0.8 0.3
Derek King 90.5 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.0 5.9 4.9 3.6 3.0 2.8 2.2 2.1 2.0 0.6 -0.1
Yanic Perreault 90.5 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.1 4.0 3.3 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.2
Jozef Stumpel 90.0 8.9 6.5 6.3 5.7 5.6 5.4 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.1 2.5 1.3 1.3 0.9 0.1 0.0
Bill Mosienko 89.7 6.0 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.0 2.5 1.9 1.3 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 7, 1988: Traded to Montreal by Toronto for John Kordic and Montreal's 6th round choice (Michael Doers) in 1989 Entry Draft, November 7, 1988.

August 31, 1992: Traded to Minnesota by Montreal for Brian Bellows, August 31, 1992.

June 9, 1993: Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993.

April 7, 1995: Traded to Vancouver by Dallas for Greg Adams, Dan Kesa and Vancouver's 5th round choice (later traded to Los Angeles - Los Angeles selected Jason Morgan) in 1995 Entry Draft, April 7, 1995.

March 8, 1997: Traded to NY Rangers by Vancouver with Esa Tikkanen for Sergei Nemchinov and Brian Noonan, March 8, 1997.

November 7, 1997: Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, November 7, 1997.

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