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Kris Russell

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 173 lbs. (78 kg)

Born: May 2, 1987 in Caroline, Alberta
Draft: Columbus, 3rd round (67th overall), 2005 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Medicine Hat Tigers
Current salary: $2,600,000
Current cap hit: $2,600,000



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2007-08 20 CBJ NHL 67 2 8 10 -12 14 1 1 0 1 5 3 0 90 2.2 176 991 14:47 0 0 31 64 8 12
2008-09 21 CBJ NHL 66 2 19 21 -10 28 1 1 0 1 9 10 0 86 2.3 162 1064 16:07 0 0 50 62 14 7
2009-10 22 CBJ NHL 70 7 15 22 3 32 7 0 0 1 8 7 0 108 6.5 207 1301 18:35 0 0 101 96 21 25
2010-11 23 CBJ NHL 73 5 18 23 -9 37 4 1 0 0 12 5 1 88 5.7 197 1279 17:31 0 0 63 128 25 19
2011-12 24 TOT NHL 55 6 6 12 12 25 6 0 0 1 5 1 0 56 10.7 121 936 17:01 0 0 61 78 16 13
2011-12 24 CBJ NHL 12 2 1 3 -1 13 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 20 10.0 36 211 17:34 0 0 9 15 8 5
2011-12 24 STL NHL 43 4 5 9 13 12 4 0 0 1 5 0 0 36 11.1 85 725 16:51 0 0 52 63 8 8
2012-13 25 STL NHL 33 1 6 7 6 9 0 1 0 0 5 1 0 41 2.4 78 530 16:03 0 0 26 57 10 8
2013-14 26 CGY NHL 68 7 22 29 -11 15 3 4 0 1 13 8 1 109 6.4 225 1573 23:08 0 0 42 201 25 39
2014-15 27 CGY NHL 79 4 30 34 18 17 3 1 0 0 17 13 0 111 3.6 249 1892 23:57 0 0 61 283 51 66
5 yrs CBJ NHL 288 18 61 79 -29 124 15 3 0 3 34 26 1 392 4.6 778 4845 16:49 0 0 254 365 76 68
2 yrs CGY NHL 147 11 52 63 7 32 6 5 0 1 30 21 1 220 5.0 474 3465 23:34 0 0 103 484 76 105
2 yrs STL NHL 76 5 11 16 19 21 4 1 0 1 10 1 0 77 6.5 163 1255 16:30 0 0 78 120 18 16
Career NHL 511 34 124 158 -3 177 25 9 0 5 74 48 2 689 4.9 1415 9565 18:43 0 0 435 969 170 189

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 67 764.1 720 555 56.5 4.6 557 412 57.5 5.7 5.1 89.8 94.9 68.9 31.1
2008-09 21 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 66 832.9 764 618 55.3 4.5 587 472 55.4 4.6 6.2 91.4 97.6 73.1 26.9
2009-10 22 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 70 1071.9 881 922 48.9 -0.2 668 705 48.7 -0.2 9.0 92.7 101.8 53.9 46.1
2010-11 23 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 73 1040.3 1017 939 52.0 0.6 742 680 52.2 1.0 8.4 90.4 98.8 59.4 40.6
2011-12 24 2 Teams NHL 55 733 678 51.9 -2.5 541 480 53.0 -2.3 8.6 93.1 101.6 56.7 43.3
2011-12 24 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 12 166.1 166 153 52.0 0.7 130 115 53.1 -0.1 7.6 90.4 98.0 49.5 50.5
2011-12 24 St. Louis Blues NHL 43 646.5 567 525 51.9 -3.4 411 365 53.0 -2.9 8.9 93.9 102.8 58.8 41.2
2012-13 25 St. Louis Blues NHL 33 489.4 423 415 50.5 -2.0 330 291 53.1 -0.2 8.4 93.4 101.8 56.3 43.7
2013-14 26 Calgary Flames NHL 68 1283.7 1093 1389 44.0 -3.1 793 924 46.2 -1.9 8.7 90.7 99.4 53.0 47.0
2014-15 27 Calgary Flames NHL 79 1566.8 1353 1800 42.9 -3.3 964 1226 44.0 -3.6 11.9 92.3 104.2 50.2 49.8
5 yrs NHL 12 3875.3 3548 3187 52.7 1.9 2684 2384 53.0 2.2 7.4 91.2 98.5 61.9 38.1
2 yrs NHL 79 2850.4 2446 3189 43.4 -3.1 1757 2150 45.0 -2.8 10.5 91.6 102.1 51.4 48.6
2 yrs NHL 43 1135.9 990 940 51.3 -3.0 741 656 53.0 -2.0 8.7 93.7 102.4 57.7 42.3
Career NHL 79 7861.7 7717 7994 49.1 -1.0 5723 5670 50.2 -0.6 8.6 91.8 100.4 56.8 43.2

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
2007-08 20 CBJ NHL 67 3 0.03 0.12 0.15 0.05 0.21 1.34 2 9 11 4 34 13 33 0 -12 0.2 1.4 1.6
2008-09 21 CBJ NHL 66 6 0.03 0.29 0.32 0.09 0.42 1.30 2 19 21 6 46 19 37 0 -10 1.2 1.4 2.6
2009-10 22 CBJ NHL 70 8 0.10 0.21 0.31 0.11 0.46 1.54 8 16 24 9 59 14 45 3 3 1.6 3.2 4.7
2010-11 23 CBJ NHL 73 7 0.07 0.25 0.32 0.10 0.51 1.21 5 19 24 8 60 15 56 2 -9 1.5 1.8 3.3
2011-12 24 TOT NHL 55 5 0.11 0.11 0.22 0.09 0.45 1.02 7 6 13 5 38 1 26 1 12 0.9 3.3 4.3
2011-12 24 CBJ NHL 12 1 0.17 0.08 0.25 0.11 1.08 1.67 2 1 3 1 9 1 10 1 -1 0.3 0.4 0.7
2011-12 24 STL NHL 43 4 0.09 0.12 0.21 0.08 0.28 0.84 5 5 10 4 29 0 16 0 13 0.6 2.9 3.6
2012-13 25 STL NHL 33 2 0.03 0.18 0.21 0.06 0.27 1.24 2 11 13 4 23 3 15 1 6 0.3 1.9 2.2
2013-14 26 CGY NHL 68 10 0.10 0.32 0.43 0.14 0.22 1.60 8 24 32 11 76 23 67 3 -11 2.1 3.0 5.0
2014-15 27 CGY NHL 79 10 0.05 0.38 0.43 0.13 0.22 1.41 5 33 38 12 110 25 76 9 18 1.8 5.5 7.4
5 yrs CBJ NHL 288 26 0.06 0.21 0.27 0.09 0.43 1.36 19 64 83 28 208 62 181 6 -29 4.8 8.2 13.0
2 yrs CGY NHL 147 20 0.07 0.35 0.43 0.13 0.22 1.50 13 57 70 23 186 48 143 12 7 3.9 8.5 12.4
2 yrs STL NHL 76 6 0.07 0.14 0.21 0.07 0.28 1.01 7 16 23 8 52 3 31 1 19 0.9 4.9 5.7
Career NHL 511 51 0.07 0.24 0.31 0.10 0.35 1.35 39 137 176 59 446 113 355 19 -3 9.5 21.6 31.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2008-09 21 CBJ NHL 4 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 10 67 16:40 0 0 1 4 0 3
2011-12 24 STL NHL 9 0 3 3 3 5 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 24 175 19:27 0 0 8 19 2 3
2014-15 27 CGY NHL 11 2 5 7 -9 7 1 1 0 1 13 15.4 41 294 26:45 0 0 11 54 11 10
Career NHL 24 3 9 12 -6 14 2 1 0 1 25 12.0 75 536 22:20 0 0 20 77 13 16

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 21 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 4 58.4 48 49 49.5 0.2 37 37 50.0 0.9 8.0 92.6 100.6 50.0 50.0
2011-12 24 St. Louis Blues NHL 9 148.4 116 134 46.4 -1.1 92 86 51.7 2.1 8.7 94.5 103.2 42.0 58.0
2014-15 27 Calgary Flames NHL 11 226.2 191 293 39.5 -11.3 134 195 40.7 -14.9 4.5 91.4 95.9 54.1 45.9
Career NHL 4 433.0 355 476 42.7 -6.4 263 318 45.3 -6.3 6.6 92.3 98.9 49.5 50.5

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2003-04 16 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 55 4 15 19 -1 30 1 3 0 1
2004-05 17 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 72 26 35 61 29 37 7 19 0 10
2005-06 18 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 55 14 33 47 8 18 7 6 1 3
2005-06 18 Canada WJC-A 6 1 3 4 6 4 1 0 0 1
2006-07 19 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 59 32 37 69 14 56 8 22 2 5
2006-07 19 Canada WJC-A 6 4 2 6 3 0 3 1 0 0
2008-09 21 Syracuse Crunch AHL 14 3 5 8 -3 0 1 2 0 0 35 8.6
2009-10 22 Canada WC-A 7 1 3 4 -2 2 0 1 0 1
2011-12 24 Canada WC-A 4 0 3 3 4 2 0 0 0 0
2012-13 25 TPS Turku Finland 15 2 12 14 8
Career 1 Season AHL 14 3 5 8 -3 0 1 2 0 0 35 8.6
Career 1 Season Finland 15 2 12 14 8
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 11 1 6 7 2 4 0 1 0 1
Career 4 Seasons WHL 241 76 120 196 50 141 23 50 3 19
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 12 5 5 10 9 4 4 1 0 1

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 16 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 20 3 2 5 8 4 2 1 0 2
2003-04 16 Medicine Hat Tigers M-Cup 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05 17 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 10 2 1 3 2 4 2 0 0 1
2005-06 18 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 13 4 8 12 5 11 2 2 0 0
2006-07 19 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 23 4 15 19 4 24 2 2 0 0
2006-07 19 Medicine Hat Tigers M-Cup 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons M-Cup 8 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons WHL 66 13 26 39 19 43 8 5 0 3

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Kris Russell 7.4 5.0 4.7 4.3 3.3 2.6 2.2 1.6
Tom Laidlaw 94.2 4.6 4.3 3.3 2.6 2.1
Dmitry Yushkevich 93.5 5.0 3.8 2.7 2.6 1.8
Ralph Bowman 93.3 3.7 2.9 2.7 1.8 1.2
Wayne Hillman 92.8 4.4 3.7 3.1 2.3 1.1
Harry Howell 92.6 4.6 3.9 3.2 2.7 2.5
Chris Kotsopoulos 92.5 4.5 4.1 3.5 2.3 2.1
Brett Lebda 92.2 4.8 3.4 3.3 2.6 2.0
Ken Sutton 91.8 5.1 3.7 3.6 1.6 1.5
Lee Fogolin 91.7 5.0 4.6 4.2 3.1 1.7
Chris Campoli 91.3 4.8 4.5 3.5 3.4 1.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Kris Russell 7.4 5.0 4.7 4.3 3.3 2.6 2.2 1.6
Matt Greene 91.3 4.8 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.7 2.2 1.7 0.6 0.1 0.1
Jiri Bubla 90.9 4.8 4.4 3.0 1.8 1.5
Rick Ley 90.6 5.9 4.2 3.1 2.7 2.0 0.0
Paul Boutilier 88.8 4.9 4.4 3.7 2.3 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.0
Christian Backman 88.3 4.7 4.7 3.6 3.3 2.2 -0.2
Brett Lebda 87.2 4.8 3.4 3.3 2.6 2.0 1.0 -0.1
Jack Shewchuk 87.0 3.8 3.4 2.0 1.9 1.8 0.2
Ville Siren 86.4 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7
Bud MacPherson 85.9 4.2 4.0 3.5 2.8 2.7 0.6 0.2
Gerry Odrowski 85.8 4.1 3.8 3.1 2.9 2.0 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 11, 2011: Traded to St. Louis by Columbus for Nikita Nikitin, November 11, 2011.

September 26, 2012: Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), September 26, 2012.

July 5, 2013: Traded to Calgary by St. Louis for Calgary's 5th round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, July 5, 2013.

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