Elliotte Friedman
@FriedgeHNIC
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.
32 Thoughts: Could 2022 bring us the best Stanley Cup Playoffs ever?
Elliotte Friedman
In his latest thoughts, Elliotte Friedman looks at some of the best-ever playoffs and wonders if 2022 could top the list, plus more from around the league.
Offside or not offside? Explaining why Cale Makar's goal counted
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32 Thoughts: Maple Leafs fallout and off-season questions around the league
Elliotte Friedman
With Round 1 behind us, and another disappointing finish in Toronto, Elliotte Friedman tackles some of the questions around the Maple Leafs and explores others around the league.
32 Thoughts: Martin St. Louis weighs in on his plans, his approach ... and his critics
Elliotte Friedman
In this edition of 32 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman shares a heart-wrenching story out of B.C., talks to Habs coach Martin St. Louis about his coaching philosophy and checks in on other news around the league.
Hobey Baker winner Dryden McKay discusses suspension for banned substance
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Players should think twice about accepting findings of independent NHLPA-Beach report
Elliotte Friedman
The NHLPA's independent report on the Kyle Beach matter says there was no 'individual or systemic failure' by the organization. Elliotte Friedman, however, doesn't see it the same way.
News and notes as NHLPA, agents meet
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The NHLPA leadership and player agents met in-person for the first time in three years Wednesday. Elliotte Friedman shares what was discussed.
32 Thoughts: Who will be the last player from the 2003 NHL Draft?
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32 Thoughts: Senators still have opportunity to realize Eugene Melnyk’s dreams
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With the passing of Eugene Melnyk, Elliotte Friedman writes about the legacy of the late Ottawa Senators owner, plus takes a look at the biggest issues coming out of the GMs meetings and around the league as we hit the stretch drive.