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' Gagner, Nugent-Hopkins reflect on intertwining careers in Edmonton
At 18, each was a saviour in their own right, the answer to a puzzle that is still being pieced together. Today, at 30 and 34 respectively, Nugent-Hopkins and Gagner have found roles on the first and fourth lines, different looking answers today to the same questions that were being asked many years ago.