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: Islanders working hard on John Tavares extension pitch
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The second round begins Wednesday and the lottery is Saturday, but the Islanders are already hard at work on an extension pitch for John Tavares. That and more in this edition of 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: Canucks coach criteria good news for Green
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30 Thoughts: Could Russian NHLers bolt to KHL over Olympics decision?
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Could the ripple effect of the NHL's Olympics decision include forcing Russian free agents to head to the KHL? Elliotte Friedman breaks it down in the latest 30 Thoughts.
NHL's decision not to send players to Olympics bad for hockey
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The game of hockey doesn't win by missing out on the Olympics, an event that's loved by both players and fans.
NHL will not participate in 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games
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IOC email links NHL South Korea participation to Beijing 2022
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When reached by email, International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams gives three important messages regarding the NHL's ongoing discussions regarding Olympic participation in 2018.
30 Thoughts: David Poile has advice for Vegas Golden Knights
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The Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas brings up memories of the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators setting up shop in the late '90s, something Predators GM David Poile knows all about. That and more in the latest 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: Jakub Voracek's MVP vote would go to Brent Burns
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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.