Flames get d-man Russell from Blues for fifth-round pick

The Calgary Flames have acquired defenseman Kris Russell from the St. Louis Blues for a fifth-round draft pick in 2014.

Prior to the trade, the 26-year-old signed a one-year contract worth $1.5 million.

Russell had one goal and six assists in 33 games for the Blues last season while averaging just over 16 minutes per game.

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