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 strength coach's app offers taste of workouts

If you’re a fitness freak and wonder what kind of workouts Wild players are put through, now there’s an app for you.

Updated: March 16, 2015, - 10:44 AM

Dubnyk shines again, late flurry of goals lifts Wild over St. Louis

Devan Dubnyk made 41 saves improving to 20-5-1 to help the Wild avoid consecutive losses for the first time since Jan. 19-20.

Updated: March 15, 2015, - 08:55 AM

Wild notes: Yeo knows he needs more from struggling power play

Maybe the most amazing part of the Wild’s 18-4-1 post-All-Star break run is the fact that Minnesota’s power play continues to be for the birds.

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 11:21 PM

NHL Insider: Kadri stars in latest Maple Leafs drama

Toronto finds headlines for all the wrong reasons, and its benched youngster takes his turn

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 07:29 PM

Wild notes: With Blues, it's personal for Stewart

Now with the Wild, Chris Stewart still is bothered that the Blues traded him to lowly Buffalo at last year’s trade deadline.

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 03:50 PM

Wild falls 2-1 at home to Anaheim

Jakob Silfverberg scored the game-winner for Anaheim in the second period after rookie Matt Dumba coughed up the puck in front of his net.

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 12:44 AM

Wild's Dumba has been tough on goalies, especially his own

Twice, Devan Dubnyk has been staggered in practice by a slapshot from the young defenseman.

Updated: March 12, 2015, - 07:19 AM

Wild newcomers set tone in drubbing of New Jersey

Devan Dubnyk, Chris Stewart and Sean Bergenheim helped the Wild pound New Jersey in front of a sold-out Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday.

Updated: March 11, 2015, - 06:00 AM

Bergenheim finds new focus after slump

With Jordan Schroeder scratched for a third time in five games, Sean Bergenheim knew his hold on a spot in...

Updated: March 11, 2015, - 12:10 AM

As confidence grows, so does Dumba's game

The young, quickly improving defenseman has been a key in the Wild’s surge back into playoff contention.

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 06:22 AM

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