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

Wild leaves All-Star break digging out of a deep hole

The All-Star break is over, the Wild’s umpteenth opportunity this season to “reset” and “recharge” and “clear the head” is complete and now the team has 36 games left to save its season.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 06:32 AM

Wild notes: Kuemper sent to Iowa for conditioning stint

The goalie had missed seven games before returning in relief last week.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 10:41 PM

Nowhere to hide: NHL goaltending makes or breaks a team

It doesn’t matter how much talent you think you have up and down your roster, if you don’t get the goaltending, nothing else matters.

Updated: January 25, 2015, - 12:18 AM

NHL makes it official: Wild to face Blackhawks in 2016 Stadium Series game

Wild vs. Blackhawks at TCF Bank Stadium is a go for 2016

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 11:38 PM

Wild enters All-Star break looking to create more breaks

The Wild, nowhere near where it wants to be in the standings, seeks to tilt good fortune its favor.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 12:08 PM

Outdoor NHL 'Stadium Series' game coming here in 2016

The Wild will play host to an NHL Stadium Series game in Minnesota in February 2016. Details might be announced this weekend at the NHL All-Star Game.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 06:21 AM

Wild rallies in big third period, then loses shootout to Detroit

Zach Parise scored twice in a three-goal third period as the Wild rallied from three goals down before losing 5-4 in a shootout to the Detroit Red Wings.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 06:33 AM

NHL All-Star Game will be family affair for Suter

Selected to take part in his second career All-Star Game this weekend, Ryan Suter will turn the experience into a family affair.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 12:29 AM

Wild's 'Giraffe' in goal stands tall in home win over Arizona

New goalie Devan Dubnyk made himself right at home in his second consecutive victory.

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 06:02 AM

Wild notes: Sitting doesn't sit well with Suter

Ryan Suter doesn’t buy Wild coach Mike Yeo’s theory that two games and five days of not playing because of...

Updated: January 17, 2015, - 11:44 PM

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