Elliotte Friedman
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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: Is Matt Dumba next up on the Wild trade block?
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Eric Staal has been dealt to Buffalo, and Minnesota is shaking things up. Is Matt Dumba next? Elliotte Friedman has more in his 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Players make unified anti-racism statement from bubble
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31 Thoughts: How will Dubas handle Maple Leafs’ off-season?
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What changes will Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas make after his team’s qualifying-round ouster? Elliotte Friedman has the latest in his 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: What’s next for Coyotes, Chayka after split?
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Questions remain after the abrupt split between the Arizona Coyotes and GM John Chayka. Elliotte Friedman has the latest in his 31 Thoughts.
Coyotes owner to ask Bettman to adjudicate split with Chayka
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Sources: Coyotes' relationship with GM Chayka fell apart over new opportunity
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It appears the relationship between John Chayka and the Arizona Coyotes fell apart over another job opportunity for the team’s current general manager.
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Growing sense GM John Chayka and Coyotes are headed for divorce
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Six weeks ago, CEO Xavier Gutierrez reacted with surprise when asked if there was any reason John Chayka wouldn’t be the long-term GM. However, there's now a growing sense that Chayka and the Coyotes are headed for divorce.
How the NHL and NHLPA found labour peace in a pandemic
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Potential CBA modifications emerging as NHL/NHLPA continue negotiations
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As the NHL and the NHLPA continue negotiating a new CBA, some details are starting to emerge about what could change in the new arrangement.