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: Wild's thoughts about outdoor game are chilling

Sunday in Minneapolis, with the wind chill, it felt like minus-25. The fact the past two days have been this...

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 12:12 AM

Dubnyk has been a giant in goal, saving Wild's season

Devan Dubnyk has become the toast of the NHL. That was evident this past week when the easygoing Wild goaltender was a media darling during the “Devan Dubnyk Tour” through western Canada.

Updated: February 22, 2015, - 09:31 AM

Dubnyk posts another shutout, Wild blanks Edmonton 4-0

The former Oilers goalie made 15 saves for the shutout as the Wild skated circles around its host.

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 09:07 AM

Wild notes: Brodziak plays in 600th NHL game

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Kyle Brodziak, who has played parts of 10 seasons but is only in his eighth full season,...

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 12:42 AM

Wild's Prosser not afraid to put himself in harm's way

It’s not exaggerating to say that defenseman Nate Prosser puts himself in a position to get lit up three or four times per game.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 01:11 PM

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

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