Monday, November 7, 2016

Stat of the Day

Russ Anderson (Defenseman)
1975 Entry Draft
Drafted 31st overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins (13th pick of the 2nd round)
the first US born player drafted in 1975

Played 1976 -1981 with the Penguins before being traded to the Hartford Whalers on December 29th 1981 for Rick MacLeish.
Spent the rest of the 1981-82 season with Hartford and the entire 1982-83 season before being released in the offseason.  He signed with the LA Kings for the 1983-84 season, after being sent to New Haven in the AHL for 6 games in 1984 he returned to finish the 1984-85 season with the Kings.

He appeared in 519 games with 22 goals, 99 assists, 121 points and 1086 penalty minutes

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