Russo's Rants

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Michael Russo has covered the NHL since 1995 and has more to say about it than generally fits into the newspaper. So he's been handed a platform to share timely information and feed a wide-ranging hockey-centric discussion with readers.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: Wild, Minnesota Wild, ice hockey, NHL, sports, Star Tribune, x2

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Russo’s Rants is moving on Oct 19, 2009 in UncategorizedWe’re moving from one blog platform to another. The new URL’s are www.startribune.com/russo  or www.startribune.com/blogs/russo If you have Russo’s Rants on your RSS feed, you’ll need to update it with the current url. One other...



Wild acquires Kobasew; Bouchard on LTI on Oct 19, 2009 in UncategorizedUpdated: The Wild has traded Craig Weller, a second-round pick in 2011 and the rights to Alex Fallstrom, the Shattuck-St. Mary’s kid taken in the fourth round last June, to the Boston Bruins for forward Chuck Kobasew. The pick is in 2011, mean...



Sources: Sifers on waivers on Oct 19, 2009 in UncategorizedAccording to sources, the Wild had placed defenseman Jaime Sifers on waivers with the intention of sending him to AHL Houston. The Wild needs to create a roster spot, and the team is probably convinced John Scott would be claimed in a heartbeat becau...



Captain to be named Tuesday on Oct 19, 2009 in UncategorizedStill some kinks in the new blog, like say, giving me access to it, so I figured I’ll throw this here. Wild will announce its first ever full-time captain at a news conference Tuesday.



Vancouver Canucks 2, Wild 1 on Oct 18, 2009 in UncategorizedGood morning from Vancouver, where I finally have a flight home today.  To use the old Brian Rolston line, “It is what it is.” There’s not much more I can say about this road trip. The Wild returned home after Saturday’s 2-...



Edmonton Oilers 5, Wild 2 on Oct 17, 2009 in UncategorizedHonestly, with four key forwards out of the lineup, you’re not going to get a much better effort from the Wild. And like I said in my gamer, they still lost 5-2. If you watched this game, the old line, “Every mistake we make ends up in ou...