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
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: Canadiens GM Bergevin ready to be active by trade deadline
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: Karlsson and Senators face big-picture questions
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.