NHL Free Agency: St. Louis Blues Trade Kris Russell to Calgary Flames

Mar 12, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Kris Russell (4) makes a pass against the San Jose Sharks during the third period at the Scottrade Center. The Blues defeat the Sharks 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

After the recent signing of Jordan Leopold, the St. Louis Blues have announced that they have traded restricted free agent Kris Russell to the Calgary Flames.

Russell was originally drafted in the third round.  The Blues acquired Russell via trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets for Nikita Nikitin.

The Blues receive a fifth round round in 2014 as compensation.

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-Alex Hodschayan

Topics: Calgary Flames, Free Agency, Kris Russell, NHL Draft, St. Louis Blues

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  • Dashley R

    A 5th round pick seems kind of insulting.