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.
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Potential CBA modifications emerging as NHL/NHLPA continue negotiations
Elliotte Friedman
As the NHL and the NHLPA continue negotiating a new CBA, some details are starting to emerge about what could change in the new arrangement.
Olympic participation part of NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations
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31 Thoughts: Fallout from a contentious NHL Draft Lottery
Elliotte Friedman
In the wake of the controversial 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, Elliotte Friedman examines the potential fallout and weighs in on many more questions facing the league as it nears an attempt to return to play.
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NHL/NHLPA talks on CBA include escrow cap, salary deferral for players
Elliotte Friedman
As the NHL and NHLPA work towards an agreement on returning to play, the two sides are also trying to strike a deal on a CBA extension. Elliotte Friedman reports that those discussions have included a cap on escrow and a salary deferral for the players.
31 Thoughts: Breaking down major NHL Awards races
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NHLers in need of visa extensions 'strongly encouraged' to return by June 21
Elliotte Friedman
NHL players who need their work visas extended through the post-season were "strongly encouraged" this week to return to Canada or the United States by June 21.
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31 Thoughts: Hockey, NHL pushing forward on multiple fronts
Elliotte Friedman
The NHL has a training camp date. At the same time, key stakeholders are creating a road map for the future of the sport. More in the 31 Thoughts.
Emily Cave, Cooper Marody pay tribute to Colby Cave with song in his honour
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31 Thoughts: NHL, NHLPA hard at work on CBA extension
Elliotte Friedman
As Return to Play planning continues, the NHL and NHLPA are also looking to have a CBA extension in place when games resume. More in the 31 Thoughts.