Cam Russell

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Cam Russell
Born (1969-01-12) January 12, 1969 (age 45)
Halifax, NS, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
Colorado Avalanche
NHL Draft 50th overall, 1987
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 1989–1999

Cameron D. Russell (born January 12, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian former National Hockey League defenceman. Chosen in the 3rd round of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft (50th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks, Russell played 10 seasons, almost all of which came within the Chicago Blackhawks organization. He finished his career in 1998–99 with the Colorado Avalanche.[1]

The following season, Russell became an assistant coach with the Halifax Mooseheads in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, serving from 1999–2002. He returned to the Mooseheads in 2008 as the team's head coach and general manager, moving solely to the general manager role early in the 2010-11 season.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 56 3 4 7 24 15 0 2 2 4
1986–87 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 66 3 16 19 119 8 0 1 1 16
1987–88 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 53 9 18 27 141 19 2 5 7 39
1988–89 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 66 8 32 40 109 9 2 6 8 6
1989–90 Indianapolis Ice IHL 46 3 15 18 114 9 0 1 1 24
1989–90 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 19 0 1 1 27 1 0 0 0 0
1990–91 Indianapolis Ice IHL 53 5 9 14 125 6 0 2 2 30
1990–91 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 3 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
1991–92 Indianapolis Ice IHL 41 4 9 13 78
1991–92 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 19 0 0 0 34 12 0 2 2 2
1992–93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 67 2 4 6 151 4 0 0 0 0
1993–94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 67 1 7 8 200
1994–95 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 33 1 3 4 88 16 0 3 3 8
1995–96 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 61 2 2 4 129 6 0 0 0 2
1996–97 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 44 1 1 2 65 4 0 0 0 4
1997–98 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 41 1 1 2 79
1998–99 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 7 0 0 0 10
1998–99 Colorado Avalanche NHL 35 1 2 3 84
NHL totals 396 9 21 30 872 44 0 5 5 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cam Russell player profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Hockey Operations staff". Halifax Mooseheads Hockey Club. Retrieved 2010-01-28. [dead link]

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