Mark Spector
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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.
McDavid knows it's on Oilers players to find winning formula this season
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers — as a whole — are better this season than last. As such, so are their chances of winning games without Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl leading the way are better.
Holland believes 'time is now' for Oilers to evolve into contenders
Mark Spector
Q&A: Oilers' Tippett on Keith, Hyman, turning hard lessons into playoff wins
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers enter a new season looking to turn hard lessons into playoff success. Have they adapted? Are they ready to graduate to the next level? Head coach Dave Tippett broke it all down with Mark Spector.
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NHL's return to Olympics finally gives fans chance to see best on best
Mark Spector
The NHL and the IIHF announced Friday that NHL players will return to the Olympics this Feb. 4-20, giving fans a true best-on-best hockey tournament for the first time since Sochi in 2014.
Hyman will solidify Oilers' top line, but other roster questions linger
Mark Spector
Oilers 2021 Free Agency Preview: Needs, targets, issues
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers head into free agency with a fair amount of cap space and a desire to add experience up front and on the back end.
Oilers cross off another item on shrinking to-do list with Smith signing
Mark Spector
There is a trend at work here, one that gets mixed reviews from fans but seems a necessary course of business for Edmonton Oilers management.
Oilers play it safe with decision to pick Bourgault, pass on Wallstedt
Mark Spector
Oilers 2021 NHL Draft Preview: Will Edmonton pick a goalie in Round 1?
Mark Spector
If a desirable goalie is available to the Edmonton Oilers at No. 19, it's very possible they will take him. If not, what will be the play for Edmonton?