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' disappointing bad luck no excuse as they face elimination
The Edmonton Oilers had Game 3 well in hand, leading 3-2 with six minutes to play, before two deflections turned a 2-1 series lead into a must-win game Friday night for Edmonton. It was disappointing, though no more so than the postgame highlights.
Breaking down the three key moments of Connor McDavid's spectacular goal
Connor McDavid stole the show in Game 2, scoring a hat trick and leading the Edmonton Oilers to victory. But his second goal was the talk of the hockey world on Tuesday. With help from Wayne Gretzky, Rob Brown, Dave Tippett and Pavel Barber, here's a breakdown of the three key moments.