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

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The Oilers Didn’t Want Mike Babcock

The Toronto Maple Leafs, their fans and their media have every right to be excited about the arrival of Mike Babcock. He’s a high-profile coach, he’s a big name with […]

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Hockey News: Babcock Introduced in Toronto; Ducks Win Game 3

The Rangers are finally scoring more than two goals a game. But now they can’t keep the puck out of their net. [ESPN] and [Yahoo] Mike Babcock is introduced to the […]

Hockey News: Bruins New GM; Jackets New Captain; Babcock to Buffalo?

Hockey News: Bruins New GM; Jackets New Captain; Babcock to Buffalo?

A marathon triple overtime game ended with a Blackhawks victory. [Global News] Andrew Shaw would have made a great soccer player. [Puck Daddy] and [Deadspin] The Boston Bruins have a new […]

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Hockey News: Lightning Tie the Series; Oilers Hire a New Coach?

How about that Tyler Johnson? [Today’s Slap Shot] Good find, Steve Yzerman. [Globe and Mail] It’s not easy being an NHL linesman. [Deadspin] The Blackhawks make a lot of good […]

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Hockey News: Connor McDavid’s Junior Career is Over; Rangers Win Game 1

The New York Rangers take game one of the Eastern Conference final by a familiar 2-1 score. [Puck Daddy] Marty St. Louis doesn’t appear to have any warm, fuzzy feelings […]

Paul Martin's return improves the Penguins' breakout (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

The Edmonton Oilers Free Agent Wish List: Defence

In a recent post, I discussed the dangers of the Oilers trading away one of their young forwards for a goalie, and while that’s a position that certainly needs an […]

Will Jordan Subban join brother Malcolm with the Boston Bruins at the 2013 NHL Draft (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Hockey News: Subban Signs with the Canucks; Ovechkin to the Worlds

Goal scoring has been down in these playoffs, but excitement remains high. [Brampton Guardian] Some predictions for the third round. [Hockey Graphs] and [Grantland] The Ducks are finally going to be […]

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Hockey News: Ovechkin’s Capitals Lose Game 7; Todd McLellan to Edmonton?

No, it’s not Alex Ovechkin’s fault. [USA Today]. The Washington Capitals were eliminated from the playoffs last night in heartbreaking fashion to the New York Rangers, [NY Post] and no […]

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A “Canadian” Team Won’t Win the Cup. Why Does it Matter?

The Montreal Canadiens were eliminated from the playoffs last night, the last remaining Canadian-based team in this years’ postseason. No doubt that when the Lightning scored to go-up 3-0, writers […]

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Why do the Oilers have to Trade Somebody?

There have been a few reports surrounding the Edmonton Oilers about their need to trade one of their young forwards in order to acquire a goaltender. Now granted, the goaltending […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Mike Babcock (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Mike Babcock the Right Coach for the Edmonton Oilers?

News broke today that Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland has granted “free agent” head coach Mike Babcock permission to speak to other teams. Holland said that he offered a […]

by · May 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Hockey News: Minnesota’s Wild Ride is Over; Habs Stay Alive. Comeback?

There’s a reason teams are rarely able to come back from a 3-0 series deficit, and that’s because it’s a difficult hill to climb. It’s more than just going on […]