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 notes: Veilleux, McLeod will renew their comical 2008 rivalry

When you think about funny Stephane Veilleux moments with the Wild, two come to mind.One is when the Wild winger...

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 06:53 AM

A year later, Pominville gives Wild an added playoff weapon

Jason Pominville, all but out during the 2013 playoffs, is heating up at just the right time.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 04:05 PM

Six years later, Parrish is on Wild payroll no more

Every now and then, Mark Parrish will be sitting around with his Wild fanatic buddies when the topic circles to...

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 09:56 PM

Wild draws Colorado in the first round of NHL playoffs

It’s a recurring phenomenon. They’ve opened the playoffs three times in the past 11 years.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 07:37 AM

Wild fails to hit the 100-point mark

After the Wild’s 3-1 lead over the Nashville Predators evaporated in a snap, the team checked out dramatically and failed to hit the 100-point mark for the second time in franchise history during a 7-3 blowout loss.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 07:37 AM

NHL Insider: Selecting the regular-season award winners

The end of the regular season is upon us yet again One look at how the season awards might shake out.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 08:55 AM

Yeo and his principles don't wilt

A slump put Mike Yeo and his staff on the hot seat, but he kept his players, and the season, on course.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 07:58 AM

Wild notes: Granlund practices, but head injury is a concern

Mikael Granlund has been working out all week and began skating Friday.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 12:28 AM

Rupp suspended four games for hit to head on Blues' Oshie

Mike Rupp was playing for the first time since Feb. 1 on Thursday night when he injured Blues' forward T.J. Oshie.

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 12:29 AM

Wild focuses on how it's playing, not who

A 6-0-1 stretch has given the Wild confidence with the playoffs looming.

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 12:26 AM

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