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: Keranen called up but Vanek OK to play

CALGARY, ALBERTA – The wait was long for Michael Keranen to get called to the show. He’ll have to wait...

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 07:04 AM

Patience paying off for Wild's Schroeder

Former St. Thomas Academy and Gophers player Jordan Schroeder is having success with the Wild after traveling a roundabout way home.

Updated: February 18, 2015, - 10:32 AM

Wild notes: Difficult loss dials up the pressure

Despite not losing in regulation since Jan. 19, the Wild’s position took a hit after Monday's loss because Calgary, Winnipeg and Los Angeles all rallied for victories.

Updated: February 18, 2015, - 12:24 AM

Wild's late rally falls a goal short in costly loss at Vancouver

The Wild's playoff push took a hit as its late comeback and points run fizzled.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 06:30 AM

Montador's death hits Wild hard

Assistant coach Andrew Brunette and forward Jason Pominville were among Montador's former teammates.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 12:21 AM

Wild's Gophers contingent powers victory over Hurricanes

Thomas Vanek, Jordan Schroeder and Erik Haula led a win that turned the X into Mariucci East.

Updated: February 15, 2015, - 12:32 AM

Wild notes: Odd-man out on the Wild blue line, Folin sent to AHL to get playing time

Victories with rookie Matt Dumba in the lineup, a healthy top-four defensive corps and the consistency lately of Nate Prosser...

Updated: February 15, 2015, - 12:13 AM

NHL Insider: Jets-Sabres blockbuster trade works out for both teams

The Jets do want to win now but also continue to stockpile young talent; the Sabres picked up a potential...

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 07:44 PM

As Wild's play goes up and down, so does Koivu's demeanor

A plea from emotional leader Mikko Koivu turned the Wild’s season around — and rejuvenated his own game, too.

Updated: February 14, 2015, - 01:23 AM

Dubnyk's strong third period lifts Wild to 2-1 win

Devan Dubnyk made 26 saves to improve to 9-1-1 since being traded to the Wild.

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 04:36 PM

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