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31 Thoughts: The Podcast

With Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman

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Feb. 14, 2019: Big Game Hunters
February 14 2019
Feb. 14, 2019: Big Game Hunters
February 14 2019

In a jam-packed episode, Jeff and Elliotte identify the players in the market as we head into the trade deadline stretch drive. They also discuss Matt Duchene and Mark Stone, Jeff Skinner and Jason Pominville, Lou Lamoriello’s secretive Islanders, the Wild and even the Maple Leafs.

Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Nate Schmidt then joins the podcast to talk through his PED suspension, how he plans on working with the NHL and NHLPA on drug policy and more.

All of that, plus the latest on the Blues, Blackhawks, Jets and some #Ask31 questions and answers.

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

Music Outro: Jambori Jambora - Watib

Listen to their latest record here: www.jamborijambora.bandcamp.com/album/jambori-jambora

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. [Thanks to Mike Szczesny on added production assistance and Steven Coyle on technical support]

Audio Credits: KABC 790, KTAR, MSG, NBC Sports Washington, NHL Network, Red Bull, Sportsnet, WBNS, WBZ and WQAM.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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Feb. 11, 2019: Peter Forsberg and Claude Lemieux
February 11 2019

Peter Forsberg and Claude Lemieux combined to win six Stanley Cups, including one as Avalanche teammates in 1996. They join Jeff and Elliotte to announce that they are teaming up again, this time with 4sports & Entertainment, an integrated sports-marketing agency and event-management company. Lemieux has been with 4sports for years and is its President, Hockey North America; Forsberg is its latest investor.

But this episode isn’t all about business. They also discuss the game now versus when they were playing, the style differences today between North America and Europe, the pair’s glory days and much more.

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

Audio Credits: CBC, ESPN, EuroSport, Fox Sports, NHL Network and WKBD-TV.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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Feb. 7, 2019: Now That The Ink Is Dry
February 07 2019

Jeff and Elliotte break down what the Auston Matthews contract means for the Maple Leafs, Mitch Marner and the NHL. They also look around the league at all the young stars looking for new deals this summer and discuss the possibility of RFA offer sheets.

The guys also check in on the Jets, Flames, Avalanche, Hurricanes, Senators and the Taylor Hall trade rumours, and get to some #Ask31 questions and answers.

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

Music Outro: Monster Truck – The Howlin’

Concert dates available here: www.ilovemonstertruck.com

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

Audio Credits: SiriusXM NHL Network Radio and Sportsnet.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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Jan. 31, 2019: The Maple Leafs Break The Ice
January 31 2019

Jeff and Elliotte talk Jake Muzzin and what's next for Toronto, what's up with Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky in Columbus, check-in on Ottawa regarding Mark Stone and Matt Duchene, wrap up the All-Star Game and opine on format changes for the skills competition.

Then, they are joined by Rikard Gronborg, the head coach of Sweden's men's national team. They discuss the differences between the game and the players in North America and Sweden, positionless hockey and if he's bound for the NHL. All that, plus answering listener #Ask31 questions.

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World's-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC -- we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

Music Outro: brussels sprouts intl - ekki a leio

Find BSI's music here: www.brusselssproutsintl.bandcamp.com

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

Audio Credits: Maple Leafs Radio Network, NESN, The Fan 590, Toronto Maple Leafs, Sportsnet and Steve Dangle.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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