Report: Kris Russell Traded To Dallas for Players and Conditional Pick

Ryan Pike
February 29 2016 11:47AM

The waiting game is over for the Calgary Flames and Kris Russell.

Multiple reports have the 28-year-old blueliner headed to the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka, forward Brett Pollock and a conditional 2016 second round pick.

Oh, and the pick is reportedly DEFINITELY at least a second rounder.

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Russell Watch continues, trade chatter reportedly heating up

Ryan Pike
February 29 2016 11:07AM

There's just under two hours until the National Hockey League trade deadline, and there's a lot of discussion (via Twitter) about Calgary Flames defender Kris Russell.

Here are the latest developments.

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Calgary Flames Trade Deadline 2016: The 5 best (and worst) trades in Flames history

Ryan Pike
February 29 2016 10:30AM

The National Hockey League trade deadline is where general managers and their transactions are put under the microscope. Did they make a move? Did they make enough moves? Were they good enough? Who won the trade?

In reality, you judge trades with calendars, not stop-watches. With that in mind, here's a brief rundown of the five best and five worst trades in Calgary Flames history.

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Kris Russell Will "Likely" Be Traded

Ryan Pike
February 29 2016 09:50AM

As the hours roll on today, we get a bit more clarity on the direction of the Calgary Flames and the future of defender Kris Russell. Some comments by Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke earlier today on Sportsnet 960 The Fan have seemingly made things a lot clearer.

Via Sportsnet's Luke Fox (he of the awesome Twitter handle @lukefoxjukebox), Burke summarized the situation and noted that Russell will likely be traded.

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Calgary Flames Trade Deadline 2016: Deadline Day Primer

Ryan Pike
February 29 2016 06:00AM

We've had a busy few days around these parts with the trades of Markus Granlund and Jiri Hudler. It all comes to a head today with one of my favourite days of the hockey calendar, the National Hockey League's trade deadline.

Welcome to FlamesNation's continuing coverage of Deadline Day, folks. Here's what you need to know as things start to get crazy here.

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