Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Robbie Russo
Robbie Russo was born on February 15, 1993 in Westmont, Illinois. A product of the United States National Development Team, he was selected in the fourth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders and would go on to attend Notre Dame University.

At Notre Dame Russo would establish himself as one of the top collegiate defenceman in the country. Following his senior year he signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings. Russo made his professional debut for the Grand Rapids Griffins during the 2015-16 season. In 71 games he scored five goals and added 34 assists. Russo would get his first taste of NHL action during the 2016-17 season. He suited up in 19 games for the Red Wings, recording 24 hits and 13 blocked shots.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2008-09 Chicago Mission T1EHL 46 5 17 22 10
2008-09 Chicago Mission Other 5 3 8 10
2009-10 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program USHL 34 3 17 20 36 -1
2009-10 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program U-17 18 4 7 11 22
2010-11 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program USHL 24 0 6 6 11 +7
2010-11 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program U-18 36 4 20 24 16
2010-11 United States WJ18-A 6 1 7 8 4 +5
2011-12 University of Notre Dame CCHA 40 4 11 15 14
2012-13 University of Notre Dame CCHA 41 5 18 23 40
2013-14 University of Notre Dame H-East 21 4 11 15 8
2014-15 University of Notre Dame H-East 40 15 26 41 20
2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 71 5 34 39 42 +40 9 1 4 5 9
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings NHL 19 0 0 0 2 +2
2016-17 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 58 7 25 32 37 +15 19 0 7 7 22
NHL Totals 19 0 0 0 2


CCHA All-Rookie Team (2012) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2015) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2015) AHL All-Rookie Team (2016) AHL Second All-Star Team (2016) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 16, 2015.
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