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.
Trade talks continue to pick up with free agency approaching
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With just one day remaining until the free-agency floodgates open, Elliotte Friedman has the latest on Matt Duchene, Nikita Zaitsev, Artemi Panarin and more of the biggest news around the league.
31 Thoughts: Could short-term deals break RFA stalemates?
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Three reasons why the NHL salary cap could get tighter
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Elliotte Friedman believes the NHL and NHLPA, to maintain labour peace, are going to tighten the cap for two years until a new U.S. television deal is announced. Here's why.
31 Thoughts: Sharks still have shot at keeping Erik Karlsson
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Elliotte Friedman has the latest on Erik Karlsson, Loui Eriksson, Milan Lucic, Roberto Luongo and much more in a post-playoffs edition of 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Why navigating Phil Kessel trade won't be easy for Penguins
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31 Thoughts: Intrigue around NHL Draft starting to take shape
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The NHL Draft is six weeks away and the debate over who goes where has started. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman breaks it all down in this week's 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Penguins' big decisions include what to do with Malkin
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Evgeni Malkin's future in Pittsburgh is... complicated. If the Predators make a big move, expect it to involve a defenceman. The Oilers hope to name a new GM very soon, and how might the Sabres force the Maple Leafs' hand? That and more in Elliotte Friedman's latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Breaking down major NHL Awards races
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31 Thoughts: NHL-backed women's league the 'obvious solution'
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The CWHL has folded, but many believe the NHL is key to the future of women's pro hockey. More in the latest 31 Thoughts.