Michael Farber

Michael Farber

Michael Farber was an SI Senior Writer from 1994 to 2014, principally covering hockey. He and Danielle Tétrault have two grown children, Jérémy and Gabrielle, and two grandchildren, Myriam and Vincent. Farber, a New Jersey native, has lived with his wife in Montreal since 1979 although he detests cold weather. Go figure. 

All Michael Farber Stories

Jan. 16, 2006


Derided at first as a gimmick, the dramatic tiebreaker has been a shot in the arm for the resurgent league

Oct. 22, 2001

Atlanta Braves

This was supposed to be last call for the Atlanta Braves, theyear the lights went out in Georgia. The Braves lost more oftenat home than they ...

Dec. 05, 2011


Sidney Crosby's blockbuster return shows where the focus in sports belongs.

July 13, 2009


In May 2008 Hockey Hall of Famer and Red Wings great Ted Lindsay took the stand in U.S. District Court in the case of Konstantinov et al v.

Feb. 22, 2010


Hannah Kearney reached into a small bag in the backseat of the Vancouver 2010 mini-SUV that was going to transport her from doping control ...

Jan. 11, 2010

Transition Game

A callow Team USA will break with the past in Vancouver

Dec. 07, 2009

Triple Threat

One line, three stars, points galore. The Sharks have put together the league's most lethal combination

Jan. 21, 2008


Split Decision Why is one of the Canucks' identical Sedin twins going to the All- Star Game while the other stays home? THE NHL'S hockey ...

Aug. 14, 2006

Grime Pays

Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has put up some filthy numbers in 2006, proving he's more than just another pretty face in an ugly uniform. In fact, he's SI's choice as the dirtiest player in baseball (and we mean that in the best possible way)

Feb. 11, 2008


Knuckle Down Two of the league's top agitators—really, they're not just fighters— are rookies in Columbus and New Jersey WHILE ...

April 16, 2012


Even as the haters accumulate, Pittsburgh is the Stanley Cup favorite.

June 01, 2009

Spirit Of '89

On the verge of the Stanley Cup finals the deep Red Wings—the best franchise in pro sports—owe their style and success to a daring draft 20 years ago that brought European hockey to the NHL

Oct. 08, 2001

2 Philadelphia Flyers

After helping Jeremy Roenick tug on his new Flyers sweater at aJuly press conference announcing the signing of the free-agentcenter to a ...

Dec. 07, 2009

Whole Lotta Nasty

He's very big (6'6", 222 pounds), he's very skilled, and he just might be the dirtiest player in the NHL. In other words, Chris Pronger is the perfect ...

Dec. 29, 2008

Mr. Big Shot

Nashville's Shea Weber really rips 'em from the point. The league's newest elite defenseman is a hitter and a passer too

Dec. 21, 2009

The Man Show

Buffalo's Tyler Myers, the league's best rookie, handles a load once unthinkable for a teenage defenseman

Feb. 01, 2010

How She Rolls

Bowling 'em over, Kelly Kulick becomes the first female PBA winner

July 09, 2012

Hockey's Minus Man

Bill Mikkelson's brief NHL career left him with one of the sport's worst stat lines—but the numbers don't begin to take the full measure of the man