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

Dubnyk could start Thursday for Wild

The Wild traded a third-round pick to Arizona for Devan Dubnyk.

Updated: January 15, 2015, - 12:54 PM

Wild's Suter given two-game suspension for elbow

The Wild’s No. 1 defenseman won’t play in Thursday’s road-trip finale at Buffalo and Saturday’s Hockey Day Minnesota game against Arizona. He loses $81,058.72 in salary.

Updated: January 15, 2015, - 06:38 AM

Wild adds goalie; hopes to help fix 'overall performance issue'

Losers of six in a row and 12 of 14 the Wild tried to shore up its erratic goaltending by acquiring Devan Dubnyk from the Arizona Coyotes for a third-round pick.

Updated: January 15, 2015, - 12:26 AM

After lopsided loss, Parise says Wild 'so easy to play against'

The scene inside the Wild locker room after a 26-minute player-only meeting included skates angrily being slammed into equipment bags and more words like “embarrassing.”

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 06:39 AM

Wild notes: Crosby sticks up for Yeo

Penguins star Sidney Crosby recalled tough times when Wild coach Mike Yeo was an assistant to first Michel Therrien, then Dan Bylsma in Pittsburgh.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 12:10 AM

Sept. 18: Q&A with Wild coach Mike Yeo

A stacked conference, big expectations and an unsettled goalie situation greet Wild coach Mike Yeo as training camp begins.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 09:34 PM

Wild at midseason: Free fall shows it's not 2014 anymore

Mike Yeo confessed before the season that, although he believed the Wild was a Stanley Cup contender, he was “scared to death” of missing the playoffs.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 09:41 AM

Wild's latest feeble effort results in fifth consecutive loss

The 21,809 fans and the NBC Sports Network audience witnessed what Wild fans have seen for a while. The Wild is lost and stuck in mud.

Updated: January 12, 2015, - 10:30 AM

Parise says 'it's tough to be away from family' right now

CHICAGO – Standing in the corridor of the visiting NBA locker room inside United Center before the Wild’s game against...

Updated: January 12, 2015, - 06:44 AM

NHL standout, hockey mentor J.P. Parise dies at 73

J.P. Parise, a star player for the old North Stars, and a longtime coach and administrator in Minnesota, died Wednesday night after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. He was 73.

Updated: January 11, 2015, - 02:49 PM

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