Marcy Di Michele

Marcy Di Michele
Marcy, a former hockey player, began her writing career as a sports journalist at the esteemed online magazine Suite 101. She is currently a senior writer and editor at The Hockey Writers and has appeared on CTV News as a hockey correspondent.

Recent Articles by Marcy

Phil Kessel trade looming? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Voynov Faces Jail Time; Media Bashing Phil Kessel

One-sided trade alert! The Capitals acquire TJ Oshie. [CBS]. Not everyone is happy. [The Score] People with a platform will always have their 15 minutes of fame. Aren’t we getting […]

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Martin Jones to the Sharks; Brandon Saad to Columbus

The Bruins have traded a goalie to the Sharks and they didn’t get fleeced in the deal. [Today’s Slap Shot]. San Jose wasted no time in signing him a new […]

Nicklas Lidstrom was named an All-Star Game captain. (31 Dec 2010 by Kat)

Hockey News: Hall of Fame Inductees; Details on Mike Richards

Should Eric Lindros be in the Hall of Fame? [Today’s Slap Shot]. The voters didn’t think so. [Globe and Mail], [NHL] The Bruins have inexplicably traded a third round pick […]

Griffin Reinhart could be a candidate to fill out the Islanders' defense. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Analyzing the Oilers Draft Weekend Trades

The Oilers chose Connor McDavid will the first overall pick, to the surprise of no one. He was the best player in the draft, and I have no problem predicting […]

by · June 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Robin Lehner has already seen five games worth of action this season, and will undoubtedly see more as the season goes along, making Ottawa's goaltending tandem one of the best in the NHL. (Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: NHL Draft Day; Robin Lehner, Carl Soderberg Traded

The day of the NHL draft is finally here. If you’re an Edmonton Oilers fan, you can hardly contain your excitement. If you’re a fan of hockey in general, you’re […]

The McDavid-Eichel debate is nothing new, and it continues as the NHL Draft draws closer. (Photo: OHL Images)

Will Jack Eichel be Better than Connor McDavid?

The much-anticipated 2015 NHL entry draft will take place on Friday in Florida, and the two big names of the day are Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. They will be […]

Backes scored in Game 4 against the Wild (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: 3 on 3 Overtime; Where will Devan Dubnyk and Cam Talbot Go?

The NHL’s salary cap has been set for next season. [Yahoo Sports], [Today’s Slap Shot] Will the Oilers have their goalie before the draft? [Pro Hockey Talk] The Washington Capitals […]

Jarret Stoll (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Hockey News: Peter Chiarelli Speaks; Jarret Stoll in Trouble

Patrick Sharp to the Capitals? [Today’s Slap Shot] Joel Ward is likely on his way out of Washington. [Russian Machine Never Breaks] Jarret Stoll is facing felony charges. [CBC], [Toronto […]

Cam Talbot could provide Henrik Lundqvist with some much needed rest this season. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Should the Oilers Make a Trade for Cam Talbot?

Are there any Oilers fans who remember when the team picked up Viktor Fasth? He had appeared in 30 games for the Anaheim Ducks, putting up 17 wins in the […]

by · June 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Hockey News: Bernier to Arbitration; Cam Talbot to Edmonton?

The Maple Leafs are going to salary arbitration with goalie Jonathan Bernier. [The Score] Dave Cameron has signed an extension with the Senators. [Globe and Mail] Jean-Gabriel Pageau also has […]

(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Todd Nelson to Grand Rapids; Stamkos Unhappy?

This writer doesn’t seem to like hockey. [On Milwaukee] Don Cherry believes that Steven Stamkos was misused by coach Jon Cooper. Could the star be looking for an exit out […]

(Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: The Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup Champions. Again

For the third time in the past six years, the Chicago Blackhawks are the last team standing, crowned Stanley Cup champions. Duncan Keith deservedly won the Conn Smythe trophy as […]