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.
Colby Cave's memory lives on with family, Oilers a year after tragic death
Mark Spector
Friends and family of Colby Cave navigated their way through an emotional online memorial to remember a man who was not only a National Hockey League player but someone who made the world a better place.
Oilers looking for ways to resurrect Zack Kassian’s long-lost game
Mark Spector
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Oilers' record-setting win vs. Senators further proof rebuild is finally over
Mark Spector
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' McDavid, Draisaitl continue to be too much for Senators to handle
Mark Spector
The two-headed monster in Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, that has now trampled the Senators for 41 points in eight consecutive Edmonton victories, continued to be too much for Ottawa to handle.
With additions made in off-season, Oilers content to stand pat at deadline
Mark Spector
Oilers' resilience will be vital after late collapse cedes ground to Canadiens
Mark Spector
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.
Oilers showing true promise with ability to win amid late-season tumult
Mark Spector
The sign of a team that has promise is when it can win under varying circumstances. A team that’s never out of it no matter what the score, or how the schedule comes at them. The Oilers are showing signs of being that team.
Oilers, Flames prepared to be flexible as schedule changes loom
Mark Spector
Oilers trade deadline preview: Can Ken Holland find the right fit?
Mark Spector
The Edmonton Oilers may not be able to do much because of their cap situation, but don't count GM Ken Holland out yet. His team still has needs and the GM will be working the phones to try and find the right fit.