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.
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31 Thoughts: Aaron Ekblad injury a massive blow to Panthers
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In the midst of a career year for the hard-charging Florida Panthers, Aaron Ekblad is out indefinitely. More in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Could Nashville move Ryan Ellis instead of Mattias Ekholm?
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31 Thoughts: No easy answers for addressing Sabres' messy situation
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The outlook for the Buffalo Sabres is bleak, but how can the organization set things up for a bright future? Elliotte Friedman has the latest in his 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Eichel injury the latest bad news in Sabres’ cursed year
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How long will Jack Eichel be out? And what does that mean for the difficult decisions already in front of the Buffalo Sabres? More in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Why NHL is exploring the NBA Top Shot trend
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31 Thoughts: When will the 2021 NHL Entry Draft take place?
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The 2021 NHL Entry Draft could take place in July, December or even next year, and each permutation has its backers. More in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Tavares, Gagner blazing a trail in minor hockey involvement
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Seismic change could be coming to the GTHL with the involvement of John Tavares and Sam Gagner. Will other NHLers follow suit? More in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: What Hextall, Burke hirings say about the Penguins
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NHL makes four changes to in-arena COVID protocols
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After a tough day when five teams added more players to their COVID-Related Absences List and the Minnesota Wild were shut down until Feb. 9, the NHL has changed some of its protocols.