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.
Oilers' record-setting win vs. Senators further proof rebuild is finally over
The 2020-21 Edmonton Oilers accomplished something never seen before in franchise history, not even in the glory years, they beat a single team, the Ottawa Senators, nine times this season with the most recent victory a 3-1 win Thursday.
Oilers' resilience will be vital after late collapse cedes ground to Canadiens
The Montreal Canadiens, who have been a rock in Edmonton’s shoe all season long, took a 3-2 overtime victory on Monday. There was a time when a loss like this one would have left a mark on the Oilers' collective psyche, but not this season.