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: Flames Lose Again; Steven Mason Injured

Tough times for the Flames. [Calgary Herald] Jussi Jokinen’s decision to move on from the Penguins was made for him. [Post Gazette] What is Nazem Kadri? [Maple Leafs Hot Stove] […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Saku Koivu (Image: French Kheldar

Hockey News: Saku Koivu Tribute; Mumps Report

How did the mumps start in the NHL? Here’s a handy map to help break it down. [Pensblog] Not even the refs are immune. [Sportsnet] Sidney Crosby is recovered and […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web

Hockey News: Taylor Hall Trade Rumors; Jacob Trouba Out

Turnovers are leading to trouble for the Washington Capitals. [Japers Rink] The Devils drafting has doomed them. [Bleacher Report] How much does luck play a role in hockey? [Flames Nation] […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Oilers Coaching Carousel Continues: Dallas Eakins Fired

The last time Craig MacTavish was the head coach of the Oilers was in 2009. He was fired and replaced by Pat Quinn, who lasted one season behind the bench. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Proving First Overall Picks don’t Guarantee Success

Not since the Quebec Nordiques of 1989-1991 did a team select first overall in the draft for three straight years. Those picks, though eventually traded away, resulted in a Stanley […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Hey that is Chicago Blackhawks Captain, Jonathan Toews AKA Captain Serious. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Jonathan Toews Hurting; Babcock Staying in Detroit?

Ryan Garbutt received a 3-game ban for his slew-foot. [Defending Big D] Is Chris Stewart finally going to be traded? [] The Sabres are winning themselves out of the McDavid […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Jonathan Bernier Interview; Ducks Sign Bryzgalov

Because putting teams in markets that don’t care about hockey has worked so well in the past. [Yahoo Sports] The salary cap is expected to go up for next season. […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Corey Perry Injured; Penguins Make Trade

All of the Penguins top-six winger are hurt, so they traded for a guy who isn’t a top-six winger. [Pens Labyrinth] Things aren’t going smoothly in the state of Pennsylvania. […]

by · December 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Alfredsson Retires a Senator; Oilers Press Conference

But seriously, how about those Calgary Flames? [Hockey Buzz] Daniel Alfredsson and the Senators sort of made things right. It was nice. [Sportsnet] But Ottawa still lost the game because […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Kings Violate Voynov Suspension; Brodeur Signs with Blues

Rest in peace Jean Beliveau. [TSN] Captain Andrew Ference talked about the Oilers problems. Is he right? [Puck Rant] The Oilers loss to the Coyotes represents everything that’s wrong with […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Sidney Crosby must put aside all distractions to better perform in the post-season. (Photo by Andy Martin Jr.)

Hockey News: 800 Points for Crosby; Oilers Winless in West

Amazing piece on Mario Lemieux’s 30 years in Pittsburgh. [Post Gazette] That Sidney Crosby is so overrated. [Trib Live] The Maple Leafs just fell short against the Penguins. [The Leafs […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
(Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

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