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'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

Moulson scores twice for Wild against Islanders in 6-0 rout

Matt Moulson, who scored 118 goals with the Islanders in parts of five seasons, bookended Tuesday’s game by scoring the first and sixth goals – a season-high for the Wild.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 12:45 AM

Boston drops Wild for ninth consecutive victory

Boston won its ninth game in a row, while coach Mike Yeo’s team once again struggled to score.

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 06:27 AM

Yeo wants Heatley to earn bigger role

Heatley has had an up-and-down season but was playing his best hockey at the time of the Matt Moulson acquisition from Buffalo.

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 12:05 AM

Homecoming Day for Wild's Coyle

The young Wild forward grew up near Boston and will have a plenty of fans on hand for the game vs. the Bruins.

Updated: March 17, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Wild picks up another point, but loses again in shootout

A tough shootout loss to Columbus left the team pondering the positives and negatives of a homestand that finished 1-0-3.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 12:56 AM

Wild notes: GMs want to expand video review, but the devil's in the details

There is a clamoring to expand video replay in the NHL, although general managers didn’t reach a consensus of the...

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 12:12 AM

NHL short takes

A lot off the top?The biggest news at the GM’s meetings came when Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis was peppered...

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 07:36 PM

Wild notes: Suter likes his league-leading time on the ice

Ryan Suter’s ice time continues to be eye-popping.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 12:56 AM

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