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

Eruption on the ice: Wild's Yeo tears into slumping team

Wild coach Mike Yeo lit into players at Wednesday's practice for having a “loser’s attitude” that included hanging heads, making excuses and pointing fingers.

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 12:31 AM

Minus Parise, Wild stung 4-3 in overtime by San Jose

With Zach Parise away to be with his ailing father, the Wild allowed San Jose to rally from a two-goal deficit and win in overtime.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 09:41 AM

Wild notes: Top draft pick Tuch is measuring up to size

The Wild has made a conscious decision to try to get bigger. That’s why it traded for Charlie Coyle and...

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 12:35 AM

April 5: J.P. Parise gets the royal treatment

The Wild didn’t do a father-son trip this year, but the Parises experienced one anyway.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 07:39 PM

Still recovering, Wild's Ballard uncertain about his future

The Wild's defenseman Keith Ballard, who suffered a concussion and three facial fractures in a game on Dec. 9, says he may contemplate retirement.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 09:47 AM

Wild keeps sense of humor, but for how long?

Wild players are trying toi staying positive as their team tumbles in the standings and a tough stretch of games looms.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 07:17 AM

Parise's routine with Wild becomes far from routine

Even hockey provides no escape from his father’s illness.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 07:01 AM

NHL Insider: Jets, with big road following, could ruin Wild's home finale

Jets fans — many who can’t get into MTS Centre — travel by the busload to fill Xcel Energy Center.

Updated: January 04, 2015, - 12:16 AM

Wild fighting to forget after bad loss in Dallas

A night after shining against Toronto, Darcy Kuemper was pulled after Dallas went on a scoring spree and dumped the Wild.

Updated: January 04, 2015, - 12:15 AM

Vanek embraces more of a leadership role

DALLAS – Not only is Thomas Vanek starting to play better, he’s becoming more vocal in the locker room and...

Updated: January 03, 2015, - 11:51 PM

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