Marcy Di Michele | @marcythw

A hockey player, and huge sports fan, Marcy has worked as a Sports Journalist for the esteemed online magazine Suite 101 in addition to being a Writer and Editor at the Hockey Writers. She also writes for the hockey news site Two Pad Stack.

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Recent Articles by Marcy

Tarasenko is the lone Blues Russian player (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Penguins Stun Devils; Hats Off to Tarasenko

The Buffalo Sabres really want Connor McDavid. But at least pretend to try, guys. [Sportsnet] The Penguins were down 3-1 to the Devils at one point. It didn’t last long. […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Surgery for Olli Maatta; Rangers’ Wild Game

Penguins defenceman Olli Maatta is set to undergo surgery to remove a tumor in his neck. He’s still planning to play until then. This kid is something. Best wishes to […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

What if Nail Yakupov wasn’t Russian?

Hockey is a game of narratives, where intriguing stories and forced drama fuel the media machine of the NHL. It could be controversial or predictable; it could be a feel […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Hockey News: Scott Darling Wins Debut; Nick Foligno Injured

Hockey News: Scott Darling Wins Debut; Nick Foligno Injured

Seriously, how does John Scott still have a job? [NESN] Can’t help but feel good for a guy like Scott Darling. [Sun Times] A hand-cuffing contract to Rob Scuderi, overpaying […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: Chara Injured; Hurricanes Still Winless

Despite the constant rumors and media chatter, James Neal was shocked about his trade. [Trib Live] Neal is picking up the pieces just fine, as he and the Nashville Predators […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Ducks forward Corey Perry recorded no points and a -3 rating in game one. (BridgetDS/flickr)

Hockey News: Hat Trick for Perry; Pittsburgh Sings ‘O Canada’

Hats off to the Pittsburgh Penguins for this classy move. [CBC] The NHL made the right call in postponing the Leafs/Senators game. [Ottawa Citizen]  After an ugly start to the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Pens GM Wants Fleury; Horton’s Career in Jeopardy

The Penguins may have finally found a winger for Sid. [The Score] Jim Rutherford doesn’t want to be a GM for much longer. [Pens Labyrinth] The Kings are behind the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Leon Draisaitl: Should He Stay or Should He Go?

If the Oilers had any sort of depth at center, there wouldn’t even be a question as to whether or not 18-year old Leon Draisaitl should be sent back to […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
(Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Voynov Arrested; Drouin Makes NHL Debut

The Buffalo Sabres are going to retire Dominik Hasek’s number. [Toronto Sun] Gary Bettman acted quickly upon the news of Slava Voynov’s arrest. [Puck Daddy] Details about the incident continue […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Hedman Injured; 500 Assists for Crosby

Milan Lucic made an obscene gesture but apologized for it. [Toronto Star] So apparently Phil Kessel doesn’t look like a hockey player. [Winging it in Motown] Fans in Toronto are […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Eric Staal (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Oilers Keep Losing; Staal to Leafs Rumor

The Oilers are pretty terrible. [The Hockey News] It might be time for sweeping changes in Edmonton. [Oilers Rig] Meanwhile, their provincial rivals look to be on the upswing. [Flame for […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Change Doesn’t Equal Improvement: Oilers Start Slow

The more things change, the more they stay the same. A old saying that rings particularly true in Edmonton so far this season. A 6-1 loss at the hands of […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers