Michael Russo

Reporter | Wild, NHL
Michael Russo has covered the NHL since 1995 and the Minnesota Wild for the Star Tribune since 2005.

Recent content from Michael Russo

Goalie situation frustrates Wild coach Yeo

Josh Harding broke a foot while kicking a wall, while Darcy Kuemper remains unsigned.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 12:37 AM

Q&A with Wild coach Mike Yeo

A stacked conference, big expectations and an unsettled goalie situation greet Wild coach Mike Yeo as training camp begins.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 12:27 AM

Wild goalie Harding, eager to prove himself, is injured

Goalie wanted to show he could be a No. 1 backstop.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 12:47 AM

Wild players, staff will attend Suter's father's funeral

Wild owner Craig Leipold will charter a plane Saturday so his team — management, coaches, players, staff and family members — can attend Bob Suter’s funeral in Madison, Wis.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 11:49 PM

Agent: Niederreiter, Wild close to deal

The Wild winger’s contract is expected to be done in time for training camp.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 12:21 AM

Dec. 2, 2013: Wild star Suter helps out in hometown hockey revival

The former Wisconsin Badgers defenseman joined in an effort to bring a USHL team to Madison.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 03:55 PM

Kuemper, Wild stuck in contract talks; Will goalie go to Russia?

The goalie seeks one-year, one-way deal with Wild, but negotiations are at an impasse.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 07:37 AM

Wild still trying to re-sign Niederreiter, Kuemper

The team struck a deal with Justin Fontaine, but its other two restricted free agents are unsigned.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 09:39 AM

Vanek testifies in gambling case

The veteran winger and new Wild signee appeared voluntarily and is not charged with any crime.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 02:37 AM

Wild notes: Yeo juggles top three lines for more scoring

SUNRISE, FLA. – Mike Yeo had to do something to shake up the lineup after the Wild scored four goals...

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 09:27 AM

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