Russ Farwell (from Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is the owner, governor, and general manager of the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League. He is most well known for his stint as general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers from 1990 to 1994, during which he made a blockbuster trade with the Quebec Nordiques to acquire the rights to Eric Lindros. However, the Flyers did not qualify for the playoffs during any year Farwell was general manager and had a losing record of 136 wins, 150 losses, and 42 ties. He played one junior A hockey game for the Pass Red Devils scoring zero points and two penalty minutes.
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- Russ Farwell's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Flyers Consider Farwell (6/6/1990)
- Seattle Thunderbirds profile
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