from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune,
Back in the good, old days of the Florida Panthers — when they were only six years removed from going to the Stanley Cup Finals and trying to kiss up to fans after trading superstar Pavel Bure — the Panthers tried mightily to put butts in the seats.
If you were a cop or fireman or any kind of first responder, freebie. If you had...
via Michael Russo of Russo's Rants,
... at the end of the game, Ryan Kesler, being Ryan Kesler, took a gigantic long run at Mikael Granlund and creamed him along the boards. Parise immediately jumped to Granlund’s defense.
Kesler got a major for charging and Parise a major for cross-checking and a game misconduct. We’ll see if anything comes of that Saturday.
I love how the NHL doesn't feel it needs to explain how the Pronger hire isn't a conflict of interest or anything in its release
— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) October 10, 2014
In case you missed it, the Rangers blog-o-sphere picked up a story from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune saying the Rangers had been speaking to Ryan Malone. Usually this is something we would post here, but the problem is that the article is from August 21, one day after the Rangers landed Kevin Hayes. […]
The post Quickly addressing these Ryan Malone rumors appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
In a fascinating and in-depth profile of Minnesota Wild center Zenon Konopka, Star Tribune hockey writer Michael Russo reveals how the bruised-and-battered enforcer has flipped the script when it comes to not only so-called goons, but hockey players in general. Konopka, 32, isn’t a beer-swilling miscreant that many would expect him to be, given that […]The post Minnesota Wild...
from Michael Russo of Russo's Rants,
Recently, coach Barry Trotz has been exasperating the situation by saying he hopes Nashville always kicks the Wild’s butt because they “stole” Suter and calling on the fans to keep booing the Norris Trophy runner-up from a year ago.
To get him ready for tonight, Suter’s Minnesota teammates humorously booed him during the morning...
Russo, Holt, Burke & Minnaert Debut on SaturdayFOX Sports North today announced the addition of four new faces, all will make their debut on the regional sports network this Saturday, January 19 as part of Hockey Day Minnesota 2013. Michael Russo, Tori Holt, Brendan Burke and Sophia Minnaert will join the broadcast team.Michael Russo @russostrib-- Russo will serve as an NHL...
Happy new year folks from everyone at SILVERMAN: On Sports!
Fun show tonight previewing and talking about the BCS Championship Game in South Florida. As much I wanted a tie (I know, I know it isn’t possible) I knew that Notre Dame would be routed!
Thanks to Bob Wieneke of the South Bend Tribune and Jeff Speegle of ABC in Birmingham for checking in with us from Sun Life Stadium...
The Wild's GM feels like his young players form a strong group, but there's that pressure to make the playoffs.
Join Michael Russo at noon Thursday for a Live Chat about the Wild, the NHL and all things pro hockey.