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

Yeo under fire as Wild mired in slump

Mike Yeo said he’s coaching to get the skidding team back on track, not to save his job.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 12:41 AM

Wild drops sixth consecutive game; Yeo remains on hot seat

Even missing a few parts, opportunistic St. Louis added to the Wild’s woes by dealing the team a franchise-record sixth loss in a row.

Updated: January 01, 2014, - 11:39 AM

Wild, Blues players recall past highlights watching World Juniors

In both the home and visiting locker rooms Tuesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, grown NHLers couldn’t keep their eyes off the Canada-United States game of the World Under-20 Championships.

Updated: January 01, 2014, - 12:28 AM

Wild slump puts additional pressure on GM, coach

Loss to Islanders still stings, but GM Fletcher said, “It’s over.”

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 01:03 AM

Fractured foot will keep Parise out indefinitely

There is still no exact time frame as to how long Zach Parise will be missing from the Wild lineup,...

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 09:56 PM

Wild coughs up three-goal lead in loss to Islanders

The Wild couldn’t hold a 3-0 lead against one of the NHL’s worst teams, losing to the Islanders on Kyle Okposo’s goal.

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 07:33 AM

Clutterbuck returns in an Islanders jersey

The old Wild favorite, now an Islander, has adjusted after a trade.

Updated: December 29, 2013, - 01:30 PM

NHL Sunday Insider: The likely U.S. Olympic team

The announcement is scheduled for New Year’s Day.

Updated: December 29, 2013, - 08:49 AM

Harding appears ready to get in net for Wild

Josh Harding appears to be closing in on a return to the Wild net.Coach Mike Yeo wouldn’t confirm if that...

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 10:53 PM

Wild notes: Parise likely out for a while

WINNIPEG – The official word is Zach Parise is day-to-day because of a lower-body injury, but judging from the tone...

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 06:19 PM

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