|11/11/2011 1:16:00 AM||Description: The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded Kris Russell to the St. Louis Blues for Nikita Nikitin.
TSN||Insight: Don't assume that the Jackets are finished dealing following yet another loss on Thursday night: a 6-3 defeat at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|10/26/2010 11:06:00 AM||Description: Kris Russell is expected to return to the Blue Jackets' lineup on Thursday against Edmonton.
Columbus Dispatch||Insight: Russell has been hobbled all season with a lower-body injury. He has some offensive upside, so he could provide help for the Jackets' power play.|
|10/6/2010 12:36:00 AM||Description: Kris Russell returned to action in an exhibition game on Tuesday, but he re-injured his knee and left the game.
Columbus Dispatch||Insight: Russell will be re-evaluated on Wednesday, but it's never good when a player re-aggravates an injury. Expect him to miss the Blue Jackets' first two games in Sweden.|
|10/3/2010 8:01:00 PM||Description: Russell skated with his teammates on Sunday. ||Insight: After injuring his knee, Russell is expected to play in the team's final exhibition game on Tuesday. If all goes as planned, he'll be available for the regular season opener. (RapidDraft.com)|
|9/19/2010 11:51:00 AM||Description: Kris Russell will likely miss the next two to four weeks with a sprained knee, although he will undergo an MRI on Sunday to determine the exact injury.
Columbus Dispatch||Insight: Russell injured his knee on Sunday morning at the Owners' Cup tournament. Because of the injury, he could miss the start of the season, which could be a setback as far as his future power-play minutes go.|