TSN "Kris Russell has not closed the door on signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs, his agent Allain Roy said Sunday. Roy took to Twitter to shoot down rumours that Russell had rejected a contract from the Leafs. He did not say whether the defenceman has received interest or an offer from the Maple..." July 04
CSN New England "The Bruins are kicking the tires on 29-year-old free agent defenseman Kris Russell as they continue to look for offseason solutions on the blue line, according to a league source. Russell is the biggest name still left on the free agent market for defensemen after the Florida Panthers signed Jason..." July 03
Pro Hockey Talk "It didn’t take very long for fireworks to go off during free agent frenzy on Friday, but there’s still a number of free agents available, including Kris Russell. Reports surfaced late yesterday afternoon saying that Russell had signed a long-term deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Minutes..." July 02
The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping to bolster their blue line when free agency begins July 1. The team is looking to add a top-four defenseman, TSN's Darren Dreger reported during Thursday's "Insider Trading," adding that the team has "shown interest" in pending unrestricted free agent Kris..." July 01
The Score "It's sounding more and more like Kris Russell's Calgary Flames career will be over by 3 p.m. ET on Monday. A pending unrestricted free agent in a thin rental market for defensemen, Russell's likely to be traded, according to president Brian Burke, who was on TSN's TradeCentre on Monday..." February 29
If a team is looking to trade for Kris Russell and eventually sign him, look at Jeff Petry's 6-year, $33 million deal as a comparable.
Stars remain dialed in on Russell and Hamhuis. Highly unlikely, but is it possible to land both? Too early to rule anything out.
Believe the Dallas Stars are close on Kris Russell
Russell to DAL
Hearing it’s Russell for D Jyrki Jokipakka, F Brett Pollock and a 2nd round pick. #Flames
Sportsnet "The Dallas Stars boosted their defence corps, acquiring Kris Russell in a trade with the Calgary Flames." February 29
The Score "Kris Russell's time with the Calgary Flames appears to be nearing its end. Russell was informed Friday that he is likely to be traded by the Flames, reports TSN's Darren Dreger." February 27
Pro Hockey Talk "With Andrew Ladd traded, the gluttonous trade speculation machine wants more. It’s unclear if Kris Russell should be in that mix, however. Yes, he’s out of the Calgary Flames lineup on Thursday, but this is the sixth game he’s missing with a lower-body injury. Ladd, on the other hand, was a..." February 26
The Score "The Calgary Flames could be one of the more busier NHL clubs on trade deadline day. There continues to be steady talk around the league surrounding Calgary as the Feb. 29 deadline approaches, with the likes of Kris Russell, Jiri Hudler, Joe Colborne, Josh Jooris, Jonas Hiller, and David Jones..." February 24