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: 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.
31 Thoughts: Will NHL players fight for change to playoff format?
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More than ever, NHL players are voicing complaints with the league's playoff format. But will it come in CBA talks? More in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Can Maple Leafs' marriage between coach and GM last?
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31 Thoughts: Oilers GM search leaving no stone unturned
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The Edmonton Oilers have a deep list of GM candidates, but all signs point to the team taking its time with the hire. More in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: How Golden Knights won the Mark Stone sweepstakes
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Mark Stone had no shortage of suitors at the trade deadline, but the trade to Vegas materialized thanks to a wide variety of factors. Details in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Could a stealth suitor emerge for Matt Duchene?
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31 Thoughts: All eyes on Senators as trade deadline nears
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The Senators have a glut of forwards nearing free agency, but will they trade them or sign them? Elliotte Friedman weighs in with his 31 Thoughts.