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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Hockey News: Oilers Trade Rumors; Pat Quinn Tribute

Bo Horvat is staying in the NHL. [YouTube] These are the NHL’s highest paid players. [Forbes] Patric Hornqvist is great. James Neal who? [Pens Initiative]  Evgeni Malkin is a polarizing […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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What’s Wrong with the Edmonton Oilers, and How to Fix Them

After a 7-1 drubbing at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks, after the team left the ice escorted by a chorus of boos from their faithful, it’s no wonder the […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
Jason Spezza joined the Stars via trade over the summer (Credit: Texas Stars Hockey)

Hockey News: Spezza Contract; Retirement for Alfredsson?

Eric Lindros got into the Hall of Fame. Well the Flyers hall, that is. [CSN Philly] Dallas traded Brenden Dillon to the Sharks for Jason Demers. That should help them […]

by · November 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Jack Johnson Bankruptcy; Slava Voynov Charged

Really tough situation for Jack Johnson. [Blue Jackets Extra] It’s almost unbelievable the bad luck the Penguins organization has had involving players health. In particular Pascal Dupuis, who is out […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Ference was named the 14th captain in Oilers history (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Kicking Themselves After Latest Loss; Still Can’t Beat West

The Vancouver Canucks escaped Edmonton with a win, but they don’t have too much to be proud of. It was an ugly game, nine goals in total, and one that […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Olli Maatta has been great for the Penguins, and there is no doubt that he has excelled fairly quickly for a youngster. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Olli Maatta Returns; Leafs Embarrassed by Predators

Early NHL awards candidates. [Along the Boards] Advanced stats don’t seem to prove anything in Edmonton. [Oilers Nation] Everyone is waiting for Calgary to flame-out, but they just keep rolling. [] […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Elsewhere on the Web
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Which Team is Better, the Edmonton Oilers or the Calgary Flames?

Two teams from the same Canadian province. A storied rivalry, both with passionate fanbases, and past championship glory. Both cities are hockey-mad, hungry for a winner and faithful to the […]

Scott Hartnell (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Hockey News: Malkin Fights Phaneuf; Hartnell Returns

Rick Jeanneret is set to make his return to the Sabres broadcast booth. [Puck Daddy] Martin Hanzal was so hot last night. [Leader Post] Sidney Crosby has Connor McDavid’s back. […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

The Edmonton Oilers: Whose Fault is it?

The Oilers were trailing the Ottawa Senators 3-0 last night but stormed back to force overtime. They lost the game on a shot Ben Scrivens should have had. The loss […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers
(Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Horton’s Decision; Habs Beat up on Bruins

Connor McDavid will be out up to six weeks. His World Junior participation remains a question mark. [Toronto Sun] Is Mike Richards on the trading block? [Hockey Feed] It’s perplexing […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Hockey News: Sergei Gonchar Trade; Connor McDavid Injury

Seriously though, why is Connor McDavid fighting? [SB Nation] Speaking of McDavid, the Oilers have yet to beat a Western Conference team this season. [Oilers Nation] Ranking the Pacific Division. [Today’s […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Edmonton Report: Are the Oilers Young Players Overrated?

A sentiment echoed in Edmonton: they aren’t as good as we thought they were. A more accurate statement: they’re not as good as we hoped they’d be. Three first overall […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Edmonton Oilers