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Russell Oatman
Russell Oatman
Left Wing
Number: 14
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 19, 1905
Birthplace: Tillsonburg, ON, Canada
Hometown: Tilsonburg, Ontario
Acquired: NHL rights sold to Rangers by Montreal Maroons on Dec. 12, 1928.


Signed as a free agent by Victoria (WHL), October 25, 1925. 1925-26 playoff totals includes WHL series against Edmonton and Saskatoon. Rights transferred to Detroit after NHL club purchased Victoria (WHL) franchise, May 15, 1926. Suspended by Detroit for insubordination, January 4, 1927. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Detroit for cash, January 6, 1927. Traded to NY Rangers by Mtl. Maroons for cash, December 12, 1928. Traded to Hamilton (IHL) by NY Rangers for cash, October 30, 1929. Traded to Niagara Falls (IHL) by Hamilton (IHL) for future considerations (Lloyd McIntyre), January 30, 1930. Suffered career-ending leg injury in automobile accident, March 13, 1930.