• 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
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs