Kris Russell

#4 D / Edmonton Oilers / EXP: 10YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 170 lb Age: 30 College: None

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  • Oilers' Kris Russell: Multi-point effort in loss
    By RotoWire Staff

    Russell put up a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-4 loss to Toronto. He also finished with a plus-2 rating, four shots, four hits, and four blocked shots. Russell has just nine points on the season, but he's put together a nice run, posting a goal and five assists over the last nine games. He's also put up 15 hits and 26 blocked shots over that span. Russell's been a solid depth option, capable of providing points in a variety of formats.

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  • Oilers' Kris Russell: Tallies assist Wednesday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Russell picked up an assist during Wednesday's 6-2 victory over the Red Wings. The shot-blocking savant (51) now has eight points in 22 games this season -- three of which occurred in the last five games. While this is a significant offensive streak for Russell, his fantasy value remains limited to deeper formats.

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  • Oilers' Kris Russell: Throws two shots on goal
    By RotoWire Staff

    Russell recorded two shots on goal and blocked one shot in Sunday's 2-1 overtime loss to Washington. Russell has put up four points in 17 games so far this season. His real strength lies in shot blocking -- he's already blocked 41 after leading the NHL in the category last season.

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  • Russell opened the scoring and added an assist in Saturday's loss to Vancouver The Oilers' top offensive players were shut down by Vancouver, but Russell was able to contribute some offense from the blue line. The 30-year-old is more known for his shot blocking and defensive play, but he does possess some offensive characteristics and sees power-play time. Grab him in a deeper format if you're looking for someone who sees lots of ice time and produces scoring every now and then.

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  • Oilers' Kris Russell: Shot block machine never stops
    By RotoWire Staff

    Russell picked up where he left off last season, blocking seven shots in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Calgary. With the emergence of young defenders in Edmonton, Russell's minutes aren't likely to be huge. His 17:36 of ice time was the lowest mark among the team's six defenders. Low ice time and not being a part of the power play are a concern, but Russell will block a lot of shots, and that has value in certain formats.

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