Kris Russell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kris Russell waiting for teams to clear cap space

    The Score "Kris Russell is playing the waiting game. The unrestricted free-agent defenseman is waiting for prospective teams to clear salary cap space before signing a new contract, reports Darren Dreger of TSN." August 04

  • Agent: Russell didn't turn down Leafs' offer

    TSN "Kris Russell has not closed the door on signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs, his agent Allain Roy said Sunday. Roy took to Twitter to shoot down rumours that Russell had rejected a contract from the Leafs. He did not say whether the defenceman has received interest or an offer from the Maple..." July 04

  • Bruins are ‘kicking the tires’ on a Kris Russell deal

    CSN New England "The Bruins are kicking the tires on 29-year-old free agent defenseman Kris Russell as they continue to look for offseason solutions on the blue line, according to a league source. Russell is the biggest name still left on the free agent market for defensemen after the Florida Panthers signed Jason..." July 03

  • It sounds like someone is gonna pay Kris Russell big money

    Pro Hockey Talk "It didn’t take very long for fireworks to go off during free agent frenzy on Friday, but there’s still a number of free agents available, including Kris Russell. Reports surfaced late yesterday afternoon saying that Russell had signed a long-term deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Minutes..." July 02

  • Maple Leafs interested in Kris Russell

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping to bolster their blue line when free agency begins July 1. The team is looking to add a top-four defenseman, TSN's Darren Dreger reported during Thursday's "Insider Trading," adding that the team has "shown interest" in pending unrestricted free agent Kris..." July 01

  • Brian Burke: Russell drawing lots of interest on deadline morning

    The Score "It's sounding more and more like Kris Russell's Calgary Flames career will be over by 3 p.m. ET on Monday. A pending unrestricted free agent in a thin rental market for defensemen, Russell's likely to be traded, according to president Brian Burke, who was on TSN's TradeCentre on Monday..." February 29

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    Craig Custance @CraigCustance

    If a team is looking to trade for Kris Russell and eventually sign him, look at Jeff Petry's 6-year, $33 million deal as a comparable.

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Stars remain dialed in on Russell and Hamhuis. Highly unlikely, but is it possible to land both? Too early to rule anything out.

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Believe the Dallas Stars are close on Kris Russell

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Russell to DAL

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    Pat Steinberg @Fan960Steinberg

    Hearing it’s Russell for D Jyrki Jokipakka, F Brett Pollock and a 2nd round pick. #Flames

  • Stars to acquire defenceman Kris Russell from Flames

    Sportsnet "The Dallas Stars boosted their defence corps, acquiring Kris Russell in a trade with the Calgary Flames." February 29

  • Flames' Russell likely to be traded; Penguins, Bruins frontrunners

    The Score "Kris Russell's time with the Calgary Flames appears to be nearing its end. Russell was informed Friday that he is likely to be traded by the Flames, reports TSN's Darren Dreger." February 27

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