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Straight From The Source with Michael Russo

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The Athletic's Michael Russo shares his thoughts in the form of an audio diary and talks to some of the most interesting players, coaches, scouts, and executives in the game, while on the road with the Minnesota Wild.

The Athletic's Michael Russo shares his thoughts in the form of an audio diary and talks to some of the most interesting players, coaches, scouts, and executives in the game, while on the road with the Minnesota Wild.
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United States

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The Athletic

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The Athletic's Michael Russo shares his thoughts in the form of an audio diary and talks to some of the most interesting players, coaches, scouts, and executives in the game, while on the road with the Minnesota Wild.

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English


Episodes

Catching Up with Mike Modano

11/15/2019
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The top-scoring US-born player in NHL history, Mike Modano, joins the show to talk about his expanding role with the Wild, the process that led to Bill Guerin's hiring as GM, his Mighty Ducks cameo back in the day, how Lou Nanne drafted him, the old North Stars and Guy Carbonneau, Sergei Zubov's induction into the Hall of Fame next week, and much, much more. Save 40% on an annual subscription to The Athletic when you visit http://theathletic.com/straightfromthesource

Duration:00:36:22

Joe O’Donnell, the Voice of the Iowa Wild

11/6/2019
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Joe O'Donnell, the longtime voice of the Iowa Wild, joins Straight From The Source after making his NHL debut Tuesday night in Anaheim as a road trip radio fill-in for Bob Kurtz. Joe talks about fulfilling his dream of calling an NHL game, discusses life riding the minor-league buses, and dissects most every prospect on the Iowa Wild. Visit http://theathletic.com/straightfromthesource to get 40% off an annual subscription to The Athletic

Duration:00:30:34

Talking with Jeremy Rutherford, St. Louis Blues Beat Writer for The Athletic

10/31/2019
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The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford joins to talk about how he fulfilled his dream of becoming a sportswriter, how he and Russo joined The Athletic as a tag-team after an agonizing month of stress two years ago, and what it's like to cover a Stanley Cup winning team. Subscribe to The Athletic now for 40% off your annual subscription at http://theathletic.com/straightfromthesource

Duration:00:38:00

Wild Play-By-Play Commentator Anthony LaPanta

10/24/2019
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Every sports fan has an opinion about the play-by-play guy. Love him, hate him, yet want to be him because he has such a cool job. Well, Wild play-by-play guy Anthony LaPanta of Fox Sports North had to work tirelessly for very little money to land his dream job in his home state. In this episode, he talks about the struggle of raising a family while building his career and offers advice to kids who dream of doing play-by-play. Subscribe to The Athletic now for 40% off your annual...

Duration:01:02:04

Wild GM Bill Guerin from Morning Skate at the Bell Centre

10/17/2019
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Wild GM Bill Guerin joins the show for a discussion about his upbringing, his wife, his kids, the type of GM he hopes to become, the Wild's slow start, whether he'd ever consider a rebuild or not, and not putting too much pressure on perceived future Wild savior Kirill Kaprizov. This episode was so good, Guerin said after it was "sure to win a Grammy. I mean an Emmy. Or whatever an award would be for a podcast."

Duration:00:33:55

Behind the Scenes with Ryan Carter

10/8/2019
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Michael sits down with the always funny and affable former NHL forward Ryan Carter to discuss Ryan’s transition to the media world with the official Minnesota Wild website and as a rotating color analyst on Fox Sports North. Ryan talks about how he balances his relationship with his former teammates, and the guys share stories from behind the scenes covering an NHL team. Subscribe to The Athletic now for 40% off your annual subscription at http://theathletic.com/straightfromthesource, where...

Duration:00:45:55

At Home with Bruce Boudreau

10/1/2019
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On the debut episode of Straight From The Source, Michael sits down with Minnesota Wild Head Coach Bruce Boudreau to talk about his outlook for the Wild this season, roster moves heading into opening night, including Carson Soucy and Victor Rask making the team, Mathew Dumba’s improved shooting mindset, Mikko Koivu’s role, new GM Bill Guerin’s influence, improving camaraderie from a year ago, and how to approach a hectic early schedule featuring 13 of the first 18 games on the road. Plus,...

Duration:00:45:52

Straight From The Source Trailer

9/26/2019
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The Athletic's Michael Russo shares his thoughts in the form on an audio diary and talks to some of the most interesting players, coaches, scouts, and executives in the game, while on the road with the Minnesota Wild. Subscribe to The Athletic now for 40% off your annual subscription at http://theathletic.com/straightfromthesource

Duration:00:01:12