MICHAEL RUSSO RUMORS

Where the Wild a victim of interference on game winning goal?

Catching up on my reading, I have been following this story at work, today. I think you could make the argument that there should have been an interference called on the game winning goal. Thoughts?Here's Stastny's OT winner;Was Tyson Barrie who took out Cooke/Brodziak before goal. Described wrong on #mnwild blog http://t.co/bycs9xtEIL— Michael Russo (@Russostrib) April 18, 2014
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brad Ratgen: Time For Yeo to Go?

Driving home from Saturday afternoon's Detroit debacle, I noticed two things in listening to the post-game coverage on the radio: (1) Coach Mike Yeo was late for his post-game presser; and (2) he was awfully defensive to an innocent/accurate question by a Wild beat writer (Michael Russo). Regarding his late arrival to his own presser, clearly the Wild front office was in full...
Via HockeyBuzz
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Proposed New Faceoff Rule

from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, In an attempt to curb “cheating,” instead of a center being kicked out of the circle and replaced by a teammate if a violation is committed before a faceoff, a linesman would make that same booted player take the second faceoff attempt, only that player would be forced to move back 12 to 18 inches. The exact measurement hasn’t been...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Looking To Upgrade

from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, “Like every team, we have needs, but this year is interesting because with the cap situation so tight on every team, you’re probably only going to be able to address one need,” Fletcher said. “It’s going to be hard to go out and do everything, so you almost need to pick the most pressing. “We could probably use upgrades...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild enforcer Zenon Konopka runs a wine business, has a pet bunny (pic)

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota In Nashville Tonight And Time To Boo Suter Again

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North introduces new on-air hockey talent

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...
Via Fox Sports North
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

1-7-2013: Notre Dame vs Alabama (I want a tie, but it will be Bama in a blowout) Michael Russo on NHL & More!

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...
Via SILVERMAN: On Sports
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Russo’s Sunday Insider: Fletcher weighs options

The Wild's GM feels like his young players form a strong group, but there's that pressure to make the playoffs.
Via Star Tribune
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild Chat with Michael Russo at noon

Join Michael Russo at noon Thursday for a Live Chat about the Wild, the NHL and all things pro hockey.
Via Star Tribune
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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