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.
30 Thoughts: What's delaying the NHL's Olympic decision?
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If Gary Bettman didn’t want NHL players to go to the 2018 Olympics, the announcement would be done already. So, what are we waiting for? That and more in Elliotte Friedman's latest 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: The story behind the Flames' turnaround
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30 Thoughts: Which trades were left on the table on deadline day?
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It ended up being a busy NHL Trade Deadline, however there were a number of potentially notable deals that never materialized.
30 Thoughts: Red Wings telling teams they're 'open for business'
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The Detroit Red Wings have put the NHL on notice that they are open for business ahead of the trade deadline. That and more in the latest 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: Decision on Galchenyuk looms for Canadiens
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30 Thoughts: Better for Claude Julien that uncertainty is over
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That former Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien's march of uncertainty is over is better for everyone involved. That and more in this week's 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: Lightning's Yzerman not biting on low offers for Bishop
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The great pre-trade-deadline staredown continues in the NHL, but one GM expects a rival exec will jump in sooner than later. That and more in this week's 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: Hanzal talks stall between Canadiens, Coyotes
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30 Thoughts: Could a Canadian team land Kevin Shattenkirk?
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There's no pre–trade deadline fire in the NHL just yet, but there's plenty of smoke. Elliotte Friedman has the only round-up you need in his latest edition of 30 Thoughts.