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

Workmanlike victory over Detroit was tonic for Wild's ails

By sticking to its plan — and not panicking — the team earned a chance to exhale at least for a while.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Wild rallies from two-goal deficit to top Detroit in OT

Solid all night, Minnesota rallied from two goals down to win in OT.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 08:49 AM

Wild injuries produce a thin blue line

Defenseman Clayton Stoner is week-to-week because of what General Manager Chuck Fletcher said is a sprained knee.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 12:13 AM

Following loss to Red Wings, Wild's Yeo points out the positives

Detroit’s victory shined a light on the Wild’s late-season history, but the coach isn’t ready to panic.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 11:57 PM

Wild notes: Rupp sees time ticking away

Every day the grizzly Mike Rupp shows up at the rink, puts on his gear and practices with the Wild...

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 11:41 PM

Wild notes: Coyle, Niederreiter seek to end struggles

Charlie Coyle, 22, and Nino Niederreiter, 21, play significant roles for the Wild and have been up and down lately.

Updated: March 22, 2014, - 12:42 AM

After a slow start, Wild gets a point in OT loss to New Jersey

The Wild scored three goals in the third period, but New Jersey got the game winner from Andy Greene with 3:00 left in overtime.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 07:32 AM

Wild notes: Devils fans have little love for Parise

NEWARK, N.J. – Zach Parise heard loud and clear Thursday night how disenchanted New Jersey Devils fans still are about...

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 01:55 AM

Wild's Parise isn't expecting a warm Jersey welcome

In his first trip back to New Jersey, former Devils captain Zach Parise knows he won’t be the most popular player on the ice.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 12:12 PM

Wild notes: Yeo hits a winner with line changes

With the Wild searching for goals, coach Mike Yeo tinkered with his bottom three lines Tuesday night.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 01:08 AM

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