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'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

There's no love lost between Wild, Avalanche

The final meeting of the season between the Wild and Avalanche should be full of drama after last weekend’s dust-up in Denver.

Updated: March 08, 2015, - 11:09 AM

Wild notes: Newcomers have time to play, not practice

The Wild had games Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, was off Wednesday and won’t practice Saturday.

Updated: March 08, 2015, - 12:25 AM

No rest, no worry: Goalie saves Wild from slow start to beat Carolina

Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves in his 23rd consecutive start and the Wild improved to 16-2-1 since the All-Star break with a 3-1 victory.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 10:15 AM

Parise finds Pominville twice in Wild's win over Capitals

Jason Pominville scored twice five minutes apart in the third period to lift the Wild to a huge 2-1 win at Verizon Center.

Updated: March 06, 2015, - 06:32 AM

Wild notes: Leopold's daughter still in spotlight

Jordyn Leopold, the 10-year-old daughter of defenseman and Golden Valley native Jordan Leopold, will do the “Let’s Play Hockey” announcement before Sunday’s game

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

Wild's Dubnyk knows all too well how dangerous Capitals can be

Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk, then with Arizona, turned his season around after a messy win in D.C. in November. Thursday, workhorse gets another stab at the Capitals.

Updated: March 05, 2015, - 10:43 AM

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