Russell (lower-body) left practice early on Monday.
Russell missed two games with a foot and ankle injury, but was back in the lineup and played 24:31 on Saturday. Leaving practice early this morning suggests he is still battling the foot/ankle pain. Monitor his status during Tuesday’s game day skate.
Russell (lower-body) is expected to play on Saturday vs. New Jersey.
Russell has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury, but it looks like he will get back on the blue line tonight. Russell took part in the morning skate and was paired with Dennis Wideman on the second pair as well as the second power-play unit.
Russell (lower-body) is not on the ice for the Flames morning skate.
Russell, who missed Tuesday’s game, was expected to be on the ice this morning and potentially return to the lineup tonight vs. the Hawks. His absence this morning puts his status for tonight in serious doubt.
Russell (lower-body) could return to the lineup on Thursday.
Russell missed Tuesday’s game, but head coach Bob Hartley said that Russell could be back tomorrow vs. the Blackhawks. This is good news that the injury is not serious and Russell should be back in the lineup soon. Russell has eight assists in 19 games this season.
Russell missed Tuesday’s game due to a lower-body injury.
Russell was on the ice for the Flames morning skate, but was scratched shortly before Tuesday’s win over the Ducks. He has had a great first month and a half of the season, so the Flames are hoping that this is no more than a day-to-day injury. Rapheal Diaz will play as long as Russell is out.
The Flames have signed defenseman Kris Russell to a two-year extension worth $2.26 million per year.
Russell missed close to a month with a knee injury earlier in the year. He returned on January 20 and has recorded four assists in eight games since returning. He has totalled 20 points (4G / 16A) in 43 games this season.
Russell (knee) will return to the Flames lineup tonight.
Russell has missed the last 13 games with a knee injury but will be back to face the Sharks tonight. HeRussell registered 16 points (4G / 12A) in 36 games before getting injured. Another impressive stat was his plus-1 rating, not bad for a team who gives up as many goals as the Flames.
Russell (knee) is getting close, probably two or three games away says Bob Hartley.
This is great news for the Flames, Russell has missed the last 12 games and was arguably their best blueliner before hurting his knee. On a team that was outscored 113-88 in the 36 games he played, he was impressively a plus-1. Look for him to come back next Wednesday or Friday if coach Hartley's timetable is correct.
Russell has a second degree MCL sprain and won't return until late January or early February. This is a terrible break for the Flames as Russell has been one of their better defenseman this season. He has totalled four goals and 12 assists (16 points) in 36 games. Christopher Breen is expected to play full-time for the first time in his NHL career while Russell is out.
The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired defenceman Kris Russell from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Calgary’s fifth round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.
Russell played 33 games with St. Louis this season netting one goal and adding six assists for seven points along with nine penalty minutes. He has played 364 career NHL games scoring 23 goals and 72 assists for 95 points