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Detroit Red Wings 2016-17 Player Grades: Robbie Russo

There was a lot of hype but not a lot of production for Robbie Russo with the Red Wings in 2016-17 Player Profile: Name: Robbie RussoBorn: Westmont, IL , 2/15/93Height/Weight: 6’0” , 195 lbs.Position: DefenseContract: RFA in 2017-18 Player Stats: GP: 19Goals: 0Assists: 0Plus/Minus: +2 Season Narrative: Like our first graded Red Wing of 2016-17, Tomas Nosek, Robbie...
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April 25, 2017

WATCH: MFCU Post Game | 3/7 TOR | Russo

Robbie Russo speaks to the media following Tuesday's 3-2 loss against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre
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March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall D-man Robbie Russo to replace Ryan Sproul

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have called up defenseman Robbie Russo to replace Ryan Sproul on the roster. Russo, who was recalled Monday, is expected to make his NHL debut Tuesday night at Toronto. Sproul is out with a knee injury. He had one goal and six assists in 27 games this season. The 24-year-old Russo had 31 points and a plus-14 rating with the Grand Rapids Griffins...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Peter Holland jumps Robbie Russo after big hit

Peter Holland was pretty salty after a big hit along the boards from Robbie Russo. Though several Maple Leafs skated over to Russo to air their grievances, the helmetless Holland rushed in and tried to pummel Russo even though the refs quickly intervened. Holland throwing shots at Russo’s back/side while Russo is pinned under an official is an odd sight. You can see the moment...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders Will Not Sign Prospect Russo

It looks like the New York Islanders will allow another one of their prospects to walk this summer, as the team’s beat writer Arthur Staple tweeted out that Notre Dame defenseman Robbie Russo is not expected to sign with the organization and will test unrestricted free agency this summer. Appears #Isles will not be signing D Robbie Russo, 2011 4th rd pick. 2nd team NCAA All-American...
Via Islanders Insight
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass Beats Notre Dame In Fifth OT In Longest D-I Hockey Game Ever

The Hockey East tournament already got off to a historic start. UMass beat Notre Dame 4-3 in the first game of their playoff series Friday, but it took five overtime periods and a record amount of time for them to get there. The first-round matchup lasted 151:42, just surpassing Quinnipiac and Union’s 150:22 battle in an Eastern Collegiate Athletic...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Record Involves Top Islanders Prospect

It is the first weekend of the 2015 amateur playoff season and already a New York Islanders prospect got to be a part of a history making game. Playoff overtime and the New York Islanders is something that you cannot say without mentioning the other. Tonight’s Star Robbie Russo Notre Dame It lasted five overtimes and a NCAA record 151:22 but Robbie Russo (2011 fourth rd.) and...
Via Islanders Insight
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Russo Named Warrior Player Of Week

#5 ROBBIE RUSSO, NOTRE DAME (Sr., D; Westmont, Illinois) Russo tallied four goals, including a hat trick Sunday, and a game-tying assist as Notre Dame went 1-0-1 in a weekend home-and-home series with UConn. Russo’s hat trick was the first by a Notre Dame defenseman since 1988, and the only hat trick this year by a defenseman in NCAA Division I Hockey. Russo was a 2011 4th round...
Via Islanders Insight
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Russo’s Hat Trick Paces Notre Dame Win

Robbie Russo’s (2011 fourth rd.) first career hat trick was the only real highlight of an otherwise quiet Sunday for New York Islander prospects. The senior defenseman keyed a six goal outburst by his Notre Dame Fighting Irish as they finished off a Hockey East weekend sweep of the Connecticut Huskies with a 6-1 win. Russo, the leading scorer for Notre Dame, got the Irish on the...
Via Islanders Insight
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

University of Minnesota forward blocks slap shot WITH HIS HEAD (VIDEO)

YouTube You won’t see this play from University of Minnesota forward Vinni Lettieri on any “how to block a slap shot” tutorial videos.  Lettieri was playing on the penalty kill unit when he made the conscience (or ludicrous) decision to step in front of Notre Dame defenseman and New York Islanders prospect Robbie Russo’s slapper.  He didn’t just try to block the shot...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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