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.
What should the Oilers do with polarizing pending RFA Jesse Puljujarvi?
As the Oilers look to move from playoff contender to Stanley Cup contender, GM Ken Holland has some tough decisions to make — one of which revolves around pending RFA Jesse Puljujarvi. What should the Oilers do? Mark Spector takes a look.
Despite disappointing exit, Oilers learn valuable lessons from Avalanche
Big picture, this was a look into the future against Colorado, after two series wins that took a franchise from frustration to foundation. The Edmonton Oilers know now that they can win, but more importantly, this spring was a lesson on what it takes to get to the next level.