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

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. […]

Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

Hockey News: Team Canada Changes; Hertl Injury

Reading too much into Twitter: Steven Stamkos edition. [The Leafs Nation] Tom Renney is the new President of Hockey Canada. [Puck Daddy] Formerly the coach of Canada’s National women’s team, […]

Brandon Dubinsky (Andy Martin Jr.)

Hockey News: Dubinsky Contract Extension; Surgery for Crosby?

The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed their cornerstone players to very rich contracts. [The Hockey News] Will there be any space for Patrick Sharp to stay in Chicago? [Blackhawk Up] Johnny […]

(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Arbitration for Subban; Giroux Apologizes

Ryan Johansen thinks he is worth a lot of money. The Blue Jackets want him to prove it before they hand out the big bucks. The NHL circle of life, […]

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Free Agency Recap: Oilers Roster Taking Shape

The first day of Free Agency is over, and there have been many changes in Edmonton. The Oilers bid to improve their roster started at the NHL draft, when they […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
(bridgetds/Flickr)

Hockey News: Free Agent Frenzy; Claude Giroux Arrested

The Philadelphia Flyers didn’t make any big splash in free agency, but their captain decided to make headlines himself. Talk about taking matters into your own hands. [Ottawa Sun] The […]

(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Pens Hire New Coach; Lightning Sign Callahan

Sidney Crosby is your 2014 Hart Trophy winner. But he wants more. [Post Gazette] Number 87 also gave a solid interview on the mess that is his team. [ESPN] But […]

(Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: LA Kings Dynasty; Booth, Leino on Waivers

Oilers captain Andrew Ference is your 2014 King Clancy award winner. [Global News] What exactly is Craig MacTavish doing? [Oilers Rig] Edmonton is on a mission to improve their defence. […]

(Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Everyone to the Oilers: Edmonton’s Search for the Star Player

There is one thing you can be sure of in the NHL. When a team has a storied past, and a big checkbook, that hasn’t made the playoffs in a […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Jason Spezza (Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Rangers Stay Alive; Spezza Wants a Trade

The New York Rangers really didn’t want to see the Cup awarded to another team on their turf. [New York Post] Or the Kings just really wanted to win at […]