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.
Takeaways: Oilers' undisciplined play feeds hungry Canucks easy win
Mark Spector
Sometimes you win a game you don’t deserve, or lose one where you thought you played well enough to win. Thankfully, neither was the case Sunday in Vancouver, where the red-hot Canucks beat the equally torrid Oilers.
Oilers' Alex Chiasson has earned his place on Connor McDavid's wing
Mark Spector
Q&A: Oilers' Ken Hitchcock on how coaching has changed over his career
Mark Spector
Ken Hitchcock, who explains the game perhaps better than any other coach, recently sat down for a Q&A to talk about how his role has changed over the years.
Takeaways: Oilers show fight but unable to hold on against Jets
Mark Spector
Despite losing a 4-3 lead to the Winnipeg Jets, the Edmonton Oilers continued to show major improvements despite their depleted blue line.
Takeaways: Oilers looking as good as they have in a long while
Mark Spector
Mikko Koskinen gamble a success story for Oilers' Peter Chiarelli
Mark Spector
Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli took a gamble by signing KHL goaltender Mikko Koskinen. But so far this season, that gamble is paying off.
Milan Lucic embracing new role as Oilers look to forge winning identity
Mark Spector
Ken Hitchcock has the Edmonton Oilers playing for each other, instead of with each other, and that has players like Milan Lucic putting their own expectations behind what’s good for the team.
Oilers must keep cool in heated Battle of Alberta
Mark Spector
Oilers' offensive explosion a reward for solid defensive play
Mark Spector
As Teemu Selanne always said, the ketchup bottle always finds a way to flow. And flow it did, in a 7-2 Edmonton Oilers win over the Minnesota Wild.