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: 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.
30 Thoughts: The story behind the Flames' turnaround
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Earlier this week, Glen Gulutzan was asked if his harsh words after a 5-1 loss in Montreal on Jan. 24 were a turning point in his team's season. The Calgary Flames coach insists a different moment led to the turnaround.
30 Thoughts: Which trades were left on the table on deadline day?
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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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In what is going to be an intense week for Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin, Elliotte Friedman's sense is his biggest looming decision concerns Alex Galchenyuk. That and more in the latest 30 Thoughts.
30 Thoughts: Better for Claude Julien that uncertainty is over
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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.