82
      Friday
      91 / 68
      Saturday
      90 / 72
      Sunday
      91 / 71

      The Blues trade Kris Russell to Calgary

      The St. Louis Blues signed surplus defenseman Kris Russell to a one-year contract Friday and then traded him to the Calgary Flames for a fifth-round draft pick next season. The 26-year-old Russell played in 33 games last season but became expendable after the Blues added Jay Bouwmeester and Jordan Leopold.

      He had a goal and six assists with nine penalty minutes. The Blues acquired Russell in November 2011 from Columbus, where he had played for coach Ken Hitchcock.