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.
31 Thoughts: Checking in with McDavid, Matthews, Eichel and more
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When did Connor McDavid know the Oilers were for real? How much did Auston Matthews enjoy chasing 50 goals? Answers to those and more in the 31 Thoughts.
NHL Rewind: How McDavid sparked the Oilers past the Sharks in 2017
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31 Thoughts: NHL teams prepping for anything amid COVID-19 suspension
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The NHL wants a Stanley Cup winner this season and a full 82 games in 2020–2021, but teams are preparing for all kinds of scenarios in uncertain times.
Some of the biggest questions the NHL faces after pausing its season
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With the NHL season paused for the time being, there are many unanswered questions about where we are and what comes next. Elliotte Friedman tries to address some of the biggest the league will face.
31 Thoughts: Examining potential NHL fallout of COVID-19
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31 Thoughts: How Marc Bergevin sees Canadiens' present, future
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Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin says adjustments are coming, but that his team's struggles are "not a coaching issue." More in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Could Joe Thornton's next destination be Toronto?
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If Joe Thornton opts to leave San Jose in the off-season, the Toronto Maple Leafs could be a good landing spot. More in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Making sense of Toffoli trade for Canucks
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31 Thoughts: Will NHL players suit up at 2022 Winter Games?
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The IOC and IIHF have begun clearing roadblocks to get NHL players to the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. But it's far from a done deal. More in the 31 Thoughts.