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.
How the NHL and NHLPA found labour peace in a pandemic
Labour peace in the NHL doesn’t come easy. But sources on both sides said it became clear that, no matter what obstacles or objections arose, NHL and NHLPA leadership believed the best thing for everyone was to find common ground. They were going to do everything possible to avoid a financial Chernobyl.