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 “31 Thoughts” columns.
31 Thoughts: All eyes on John Tavares during UFA interview period
Elliotte Friedman
The Process begins for John Tavares as the UFA interview period opens where five teams will give their pitches.
10 Thoughts: Bergevin looking to add centre, defenceman for Canadiens
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Interest in Slava Voynov as he explores NHL comeback
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Former Los Angeles Kings defenceman Slava Voynov has made it clear he’d like to return to the NHL. And it sounds like there is quite a bit of interest.
31 Thoughts: Is Vegas thinking about re-visiting Erik Karlsson deal?
Elliotte Friedman
The Golden Knights came close to acquiring Erik Karlsson at the deadline. After seeing how the Capitals locked down the neutral zone and point men in the final, you can see how they might revisit something like this. That and more in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Tavares 'definitely listening' to Islanders' pitch
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31 Thoughts: What follows for Leafs after Dubas promotion?
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The Toronto Maple Leafs hired Kyle Dubas as general manager, giving him a five-year term at a critical point for the franchise. Playoff berths will no longer be good enough. Playoff victories are expected.
31 Thoughts: How different will Maple Leafs look in 2018–19?
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After a painful Game 7 defeat, the Toronto Maple Leafs have critical decisions to make — both in the front office and on the ice. More in 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: This might be the most difficult NHL Awards race ever
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31 Thoughts: Expect Canucks to be aggressive in post-Sedins era
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With Daniel and Henrik Sedin retiring, the Canucks will have more than $20 million in cap space and could be active on the market. More in the 31 Thoughts.