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.
USA captain Joe Pavelski taking World Cup criticism to heart
Elliotte Friedman
"Everyone who said something has been part of this before," Team USA captain said, referring to the many USA Hockey critics. "Every one of them has gone through what we are going through…you think they would understand.”
NHL concussion spotters to have new powers for 2016-17
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The 23 minutes that shook the hockey world
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Did Marc Bergevin, Peter Chiarelli, David Poile, Ray Shero and Steven Stamkos know they were going to set the NHL on its ear one early summer afternoon?
Johnny Gaudreau to play in World Cup, with or without NHL contract
Elliotte Friedman
There was some question whether or not players without NHL contracts would go ahead and play in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. At least one of those players, Johnny Gaudreau, has confirmed he will be at the event.
30 Thoughts: Why couldn’t Oilers and Canadiens make a deal?
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30 Thoughts: Is trading P.K. Subban a realistic possibility?
Elliotte Friedman
When Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin says a P.K. Subban trade is not realistic, he’s not saying that because of an unwillingness to do it. He’s saying that because it may not be possible to. That and more in Elliotte Friedman's Draft Day edition of 30 Thoughts.
NHL Executive Committee unanimously recommends Las Vegas
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The NHL's Executive Committee voted unanimously to recommend expansion to Las Vegas, meaning the final hurdle for the franchise comes June 22 in the Nevada city.
30 Thoughts: Remembering greatness
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30 Thoughts: Matthew Tkachuk's draft stock 'gaining momentum'
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Matthew Tkachuk's performance at the Memorial Cup boosted his draft stock, the latest on the Blues, where Andrew Ladd may land, why Edmonton and Arizona could be busy at the draft, and more in Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts.