• Russo will attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall of 2011.
• He represented the U.S. Under-18 team at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament and helped lead Team USA to a gold medal at the 2010 World Under-17 Challenge, recording three goals and five points in six games.
• Russo played his entire AAA career with the Chicago Mission prior to joining the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks NHL player: Drew Doughty Shootout move: “Forehand to backhand, shelf” Video game: NHL 2010 Movie: Gladiator TV show: Psych Actress: Megan Fox Cartoon: Avatar Website: NHL.com Pump-up song: “Landslide” by Dixie Chicks Restaurant: Subway Sport (other than hockey): Basketball Breakfast food: Eggs Superhero: Batman
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench