Elliotte Friedman
Elliotte Friedman joined Sportsnet in June 2014 as an insider and reporter for the network’s national NHL coverage and Hockey Night in Canada. In addition to his on-air role, Friedman regularly contributes to sportsnet.ca, analyzing the latest NHL news in his regular “30 Thoughts” columns.
31 Thoughts: Trying to remedy the NHL's goalie interference controversy
Elliotte Friedman
After the all-star break the NHL shifted to favour the goals instead of the goalies, but that led to more controversy late last week. In this week's 31 Thoughts, we explore one potential fix, touch on trade rumours, and much more.
31 Thoughts: How NHL could give Jaromir Jagr a proper send-off
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31 Thoughts: Canadiens GM Bergevin ready to be active by trade deadline
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After three losses in a week to the Boston Bruins, Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin is trying to get something going on the trade market, though it would be surprising if he moved a few key players. That and more in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Defencemen flooding market ahead of trade deadline
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Blueliners are hitting the market ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline. The question is: Are there any buyers? That and more in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Rogers wanted NHL trade deadline in primetime
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31 Thoughts: NHL's trade market cracking open
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In the first 2018 instalment of 31 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman touches on the Max Pacioretty situation in Montreal, the NHL's trade market, Canada's Olympic team and much more.
31 Thoughts: Is Letang's situation too complex for an in-season deal?
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One very intriguing name has surfaced out of Pittsburgh: Kris Letang. The big question now is whether his question is too complex for an in-season deal. That and more in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Arena deal a massive victory for Islanders
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31 Thoughts: Karlsson and Senators face big-picture questions
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In this week's edition, Elliotte addresses the tension between Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators; which GMs are without a contract for next season; whether the Flames would be interested in Evander Kane and Brock Boeser's elite rookie company.