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03-13-2011, 04:47 PM
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The Kimberley Dynamiters select C/RW Ernie Russell.

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Originally Posted by Montreal Gazette, Jan 1908
Ernie Russell made several dazzling rushes from centre.
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Originally Posted by Toronto Sunday World, Dec 1912
Art Ross, Ernie Russell, Cleghorn brothers and Harry Hyland are considered the equal of any other five in the game today
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Originally Posted by Ottawa Citizen, Feb 1910
Ernie Russell was so closely covered on the line that he did not get a goal, but at the same time he was there with the good work at all times, commanding the attention of Frank and Lester Patrick from beginning to end."
In a piece called "Russell Principal Bad Actor in NHA", referring to his penalty totals:

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Originally Posted by Calgary Herald, Mar 1915
While Wanderers are apparently the worst offenders their superior position is very largely due to Ernie Russell, the redoubtable little center. He was the only player in the league to reach the limit of five major fouls.

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