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 back to winning ways with close victory over Rangers

Zach Parise scored the game-winner as Minnesota gained a five-point edge on the Stars in the playoff race.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 01:44 AM

Wild scores first three goals, but Oilers rally to win in shootout

The Wild scored the first three goals of the game, only to let the Oilers escape.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 05:31 AM

Milestone 1,000th NHL game reflects Cooke's adaptability

With his wife and three children on the ice and 20 other family members and friends in the crowd, Wild...

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 11:33 PM

Wild loses point vs. St. Louis but believes it made one

The Wild rallied from a two-goal deficit, but the Blues stretched their winning streak over Minnesota to eight.

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 09:07 AM

Wild assistant coach Wilson appreciates Modano's tribute

When Modano was a teenager, Wilson recruited him to come to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and play in the Western Hockey League.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Bad pass leads to bad result for Wild

Third-period miscues — especially Keith Ballard’s — led to defeat in Dallas, but the Wild can’t dwell on it.

Updated: March 09, 2014, - 08:06 AM

Wild notes: Moves put Heatley on fourth line

DALLAS – The trade-deadline move to add two forwards brought more depth to the Wild, and with that comes lineup...

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 08:21 PM

Mike Modano's number goes to the rafters

The former North Star is having his jersey retired tonight when the Stars play the Wild.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 01:49 PM

New forwards give Wild four strong lines

Matt Moulson, Cody McCormick and Ilya Bryzgalov skated with the team for the first time.

Updated: March 07, 2014, - 12:21 AM

Wild adds goals and grit in trade for Buffalo's Moulson

GM Chuck Fletcher sent two draft picks and Torrey Mitchell to Buffalo for immediate help.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 08:33 AM

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