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.
What COVID protocols the Capitals broke, and why the NHL had to step in
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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.
31 Thoughts: Why Avalanche traded Ian Cole to Minnesota
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31 Thoughts: Intriguing NHL futures bets for 2020–21 season
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Elliotte Friedman doesn’t mix hockey and betting, but that doesn’t mean he can’t enjoy a look at NHL futures bets for this season. More in the latest 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Why 2020–21 NHL season is a step into the unknown
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Beyond the COVID-19 watch as teams begin traveling, this coming NHL season will be unique and could signal permanent change. More in the return of 31 Thoughts.
NHL planning two outdoor games at Lake Tahoe for 2021 season
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Why Mike Hoffman is joining Blues on a non-guaranteed tryout contract
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When the St. Louis Blues announced Sunday the team was signing Mike Hoffman to a professional tryout contract, there was plenty of head-scratching. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman explains the move.
NHL will be aggressive in trying new initiatives amid hunt to grow revenues
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In the hunt to grow revenues as COVID vaccines are distributed through North America, the NHL is going to be aggressive in trying new things including advertisements on helmets and virtual on-ice advertisements.
NHL investigating possibility of selling ads on players' helmets
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After stalemate, NHL, NHLPA agree to keep economic framework of new CBA
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The NHL and NHLPA will continue to negotiate protocols for the 2020-21 season, but have agreed that the economic framework of the newly negotiated CBA won’t be changed.