Kris Russell D CGY 6 Hrs

Russell picked up a pair of assists and went plus-3 in Thursday's win over Carolina.

After four scoreless games to start the year, Russell's picked up five helpers in his last five contests, and he's gone a mighty impressive plus-8 in that span.

Kris Russell D CGY 4 Days

Russell was a plus-3 and added an assist Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Jets.

Russell is now a plus-5 with two points and five shots on goal in his last three games. He seems to be recovering from his slow start and last year's mark of 29 points shouldn't be too hard to replicate.

Kris Russell D CGY 7 Days

Russell scored his first point of the season Wednesday in a 2-1 overtime win against Chicago.

Russell is off to a slow start after scoring nearly 30 points in 2013-14. His previous high in points was 19, so it's hard to tell whether these five games are just a sluggish beginning to the season or is actually indicative of his scoring ability.

Kris Russell D CGY 7 Months

Kris Russell had a goal and two assists in Calgary's 6-5 win over Nashville.

Russell has five goals and a career-high 26 points in 56 games this season. He inked a two-year, $5.2 million extension with Calgary back in February.

Kris Russell D CGY 9 Months

The two-year contract extension signed by Kris Russell on Saturday is worth a total of $5.2 million.

The defenseman was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He has 20 points and 123 blocked shots in 45 games this season as he is having a breakout campaign after being traded from the Blues in the off-season for a fifth round pick.

Kris Russell D CGY 9 Months

Kris Russell has inked a two-year contract extension with the Calgary Flames.

Financial terms haven't been announced yet. Russell is making $1.5 million this season and he was slated to be an unrestricted free agent in the summer. He has 20 points and 123 blocks in 44 games.

Kris Russell D CGY 9 Months

Kris Russell and the Calgary Flames have made progress in their contract negotiations.

Russell has been a pleasant surprise this season with four goals and 19 points in 42 games while logging 23:37 minutes per contest. He's earning $1.5 million in 2013-14.

Kris Russell D CGY 9 Months

Kris Russell (upper body) will rejoin the Flames on Tuesday.

Russell was a late scratch for Saturday's game. He has four goals and 19 points in 41 contests in 2013-14.

Kris Russell D CGY 9 Months

Kris Russell (upper body) will probably return to action on Tuesday.

"I didn't talk to Kris yet but he did all practice, he was shooting well, he was doing everything good," coach Bob Hartley said. "I'm going to look for my medical staff later on and probably [Tuesday] morning we're going to make a final decision. Since he did all the contact drills and everything, he felt great, he was skating good, I'm hoping that he's in the lineup [Tuesday]." He missed Saturday's match due to an upper-body injury.

Kris Russell D CGY 9 Months

Kris Russell was a late scratch on Saturday as he suffered an upper body injury in practice Friday.

The defenseman has four goals and 19 points with a minus-one rating in 42 games. Consider him day-to-day for now.