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 Lead Writer at the Hockey Writers.

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Recent Articles by Marcy

Justin Schultz (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Schultz Contract; Remembering Wade Belak

Three years ago, the hockey world lost Wade Belak. [Penalty Box Radio] “Off the Record” host Michael Landsberg recalls hearing the news of Belak’s passing. [TSN] The advanced stats debate […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Sportsnet Broadcast Team; NHL Expansion

Is the new NHL 15 video game discriminating against female fans? [The Pink Puck] The Carolina Hurricanes might be a candidate for relocation. But don’t worry, expanding to another non-hockey […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Can Fleury rebound in 2013-14? (Flickr/wstera)

Hockey News: NHL Expansion in Vegas; No Contract for Fleury

Expanding the NHL to an American market with no interest in hockey, thus spreading the talent pool even thinner, rather than relocate a dying franchise to a city that loves […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Craig Anderson (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Craig Anderson Contract; Maple Leafs Future

Bloggers vs. the mainstream media. [Leafs Nation] The Ottawa Senators have re-signed goalie Craig Anderson to a new deal. [The Province] John Gibson just might be a star for the […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski have shown they can put up numbers at the time of year Dany Heatley fails to produce.  (Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Draft Lottery Changes; Thornton Out as Captain

BREAKING: Despite his claims to the contrary, MLSE President Tim Leiweke is planning to leave his position. [CBC] The NHL made some changes to their draft lottery system, which means […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Erik Karlsson is ready to have an impact for the Senators (Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Bertuzzi/Moore Trial; Captain Karlsson

Sidney Crosby says his wrist is healing and he will be good to go come training camp. [CBC] Josh Ho-Sang is not pleased about his Team Canada snub. Thank goodness […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Paul Bissonnette (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE

Hockey News: Paul Bissonnette’s Future; Ice Bucket Challenge

The Florida Panthers are already looking for the next goalie to steal Roberto Luongo’s job. [Litter Box Cats] How much is Torey Krug worth? [Causeway Crowd] Connor McDavid? Yeah the […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Leon Draisaitl, Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Tyler Dellow to the Oilers; Ekblad Concussion

Sidney Crosby celebrated his 27th birthday by dumping ice water on himself. For charity. [CBS Sports] The Penguins re-signed center Brandon Sutter to a reasonable contract. [The Province] Alex Burrows […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Elsewhere on the Web
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Hockey News: 9 Million for Subban; Playoff-Bound Maple Leafs

One for the advanced stats crowd: [Fire and Ice] Another for those who feel Nick Spaling is overpaid. [Pensblog] Speaking of overpaid, P.K got his new contract. [Global News] No, […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Nail Yakupov (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

New Number, New Nail? The Yakupov Story

Despite his first overall draft status, life in the NHL hasn’t been easy for Nail Yakupov. The Oilers selected him despite the belief that scouts really wanted defenseman Ryan Murray, […]

by · July 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Hockey News: Blame Don Cherry for Fighting in Hockey

Hockey News: Blame Don Cherry for Fighting in Hockey

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Jake Gardiner to a five-year contract extension. [Too Many Men on the Site] According to Trevor Linden, the fighting culture in hockey has […]

Toronto Maple Leafs fans seem to support James Reimer but that won't make any difference when Brendan Shanahan and company evaluate the team's future (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Subban Contract Talks; Reimer vs. Carlyle

Brandon Sutter has yet to strike a deal with the Penguins. Could other teams be ready to pounce? [Pens Labyrinth] P.K Subban doesn’t want to talk about his contract situation. […]