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.
Faced with first genuine test of 2021 world juniors, Canada falls short
After two weeks of never giving up an even-strength goal, of outscoring opponents 41-4, of never trailing for a single second, Canada got its first taste of true adversity in their gold-medal meeting with Team USA. And they fell short.