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2015 NHL Draft
Church Russell

Church Russell  #16

Left Wing
NUMBER: 16 BIRTHDATE: March 16, 1923
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Shoots: Left
EAHL First All-Star Team (1946) Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by NY Rangers for George Johnston, December 18, 1947. Traded to Pittsburgh (AHL) by Cleveland (AHL) for cash, September 13, 1949.
Quote of the Day

Hopefully [Jonathan] has a year that pushes us, that is the organization, to speak to him next summer and looking for [a long-term contract]. Because the thought process is trying to get a goaltender, and hopefully it's Jonathan, to be the stabilizer for this franchise.

— Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello on goaltender Jonathan Bernier