Mark Spector
@sportsnetspec
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.
What does Nugent-Hopkins' injury mean for Oilers' trade deadline?
Mark Spector
Did Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ cracked ribs just put a fissure in Peter Chiarelli’s Trade Deadline?
How the Winnipeg Jets have become Canada's best NHL team
Mark Spector
Tavares question looms large as Islanders seek goaltending help
Mark Spector
Garth Snow has wisely armed himself with the requisite draft picks to fix his goaltending problem. Now, he’d better find a goalie or it could be a sad Canada Day this summer for the Islanders if they lose John Tavares.
Takeaways: Nurse shines for Oilers in win over Golden Knights
Mark Spector
Darnell Nurse shined yet again for the Edmonton Oilers in their overtime victory over the Vegas Golden Knights, further proof that the 22-year-old has taken huge strides in his development this season.
NHL mid-season awards: Lightning dominate voting
Mark Spector
Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli has 'no intentions' of firing Todd McLellan
Mark Spector
Firing the coach at the first sign of disappointment is not a long-term solution, and Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli said as much Sunday evening.
6 things that have gone wrong for the Edmonton Oilers this season
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers opened their second half in fitting fashion Saturday, getting pumped by the Dallas Stars.
McDavid's performance makes things better for Oilers, for a night
Mark Spector
Another dreadful performance sees Oilers' season swirling the bowl
Mark Spector
Slaughtered 5-0 by the Winnipeg Jets, then bludgeoned to the same 5-0 tune by the Los Angeles Kings – in consecutive home games – the Edmonton Oilers season is floundering this morning.