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.
Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid sharing ice to prepare for 2020-21 season
Elliotte Friedman
With details of a 2020-21 NHL season still taking shape and negotiations between the NHL and NHLPA ongoing, Connor McDavid joined Auston Matthews in Arizona, where the two are skating with a small group of players so they're ready whenever camps open.
Players feeling angry, betrayed by NHL’s new CBA amendment proposals
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NHL seeking additional deferment on player salaries, raise on escrow caps
Elliotte Friedman
During a lengthy NHLPA conference call on Wednesday, players were notified that the league made two requests for amendments to the latest CBA. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman has the details.
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NHL, NHLPA take first step in addressing issues with 2020-21 salaries
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In what looks to be the biggest remaining hurdle in negotiations for the 2020-21 season, the NHL and NHLPA are working at resolving issues surrounding player salaries.
NHL entering crucial stretch in planning for next season
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Still no certainties on 2020–21 NHL season after GM call
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The NHL had a two-hour call with its GMs Friday, but there are still no guarantees on the start date or length of the coming 2020–21 season.
31 Thoughts: Inside the tough, tense early days of NHL free agency
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Usually NHL free agency opens with a flurry of big-money deals. But that just wasn’t going to happen in the COVID era. Elliotte Friedman has more in his latest 31 Thoughts.
NHL free agency rumblings: Latest on Ekman-Larsson, Markstrom, Krug
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Canucks, Bruins key players in Oliver Ekman-Larsson market
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Oliver Ekman-Larsson has almost certainly played his last game for the Arizona Coyotes, and he’d like to play his next one for either the Vancouver Canucks or Boston Bruins.