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.
What COVID protocols the Capitals broke, and why the NHL had to step in
The Washington Capitals were fined $100,000 for violating the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. Four players, including Alex Ovechkin, were placed on the league's COVID-Related Absences List, and now will miss at least four games. Elliotte Friedman explains what happened, and why the NHL had to step in.