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 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

Thriller in Winnipeg ends badly for the Wild

In a 6-4 loss to the Jets, the Wild fell to 1-8-1 in its past 10 road games and now returns to St. Paul to open a critical four-game homestand Sunday against the Islanders.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 08:17 AM

Russo: Wild's goal drought, road woes must be fixed

With the Wild set to close the first half Sunday against the Islanders, coach Mike Yeo is under pressure to turn things around.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 02:03 PM

Wild lineup is adjusted after Parise sits out

PHILADELPHIA – Monday morning, Mike Yeo said he would keep his forward lines a surprise until warmups prior to the...

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 05:47 AM

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