Mark Spector
Senior columnist Mark Spector is one of Canada’s leading sources for breaking NHL news. Regularly contributing to sportsnet.ca and Sportsnet magazine, Spector gives Canadian hockey fans exclusive insight to the goings-on in NHL franchises. He also acts as the sideline reporter for Sportsnet’s regional Edmonton Oilers broadcasts.
West Coast Bias: Gaudreau, Gulutzan going through growing pains
Mark Spector
Johnny Gaudreau and his new coach, Glen Gulutzan, are going through the growing pains that so many star players have gone through with head coaches.
McDavid-Manning saga should now be over after Maroon fight
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McDavid, Manning downplay feud ahead of Oilers-Flyers clash
Mark Spector
On a day like this one, with the Philadelphia Flyers making their only visit to Edmonton this season, Brandon Manning would prefer to remain anonymous.
NHL Trade Deadline Team Needs: Calgary Flames
Mark Spector
The Calgary Flames are on the playoff bubble heading towards the NHL trade deadline, so it's not clear how aggressive they'll be. Mark Spector explores some options they could pursue.
Oilers find extra gear, get dirty to prevail over Coyotes
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GM Peter Chiarelli speaks on the Oilers' trade deadline plans
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers GM held a press conference Tuesday, during which he talked about the team's trade deadline plans, the recent struggles, Kris Russell's play, and more.
NHL Trade Deadline Team Needs: Edmonton Oilers
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers head towards the NHL trade deadline in a position they haven't been in for years: buyers. Mark Spector looks at what they could move, what they should add and more.
Oilers' mid-season slumber continues in no-show effort vs. Blackhawks
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West Coast Bias: When will the urgency to win take over in Winnipeg?
Mark Spector
Mark Spector tells the great story of Gord Thibodeau, the winningest coach in Alberta Junior Hockey League history, and explores the struggles of Corey Perry and the Winnipeg Jets.