Elliotte Friedman
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: Maple Leafs not sweating goaltending situation
Elliotte Friedman
The Toronto Maple Leafs don't seem concerned about the goalie position after waiving Michael Hutchinson. That and much more in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: What's next in 'complicated' Byfuglien situation?
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31 Thoughts: Clock ticking for struggling Flames
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Flames players are preaching patience, but this is clearly not the start anyone in Calgary was hoping for. More in the 31 Thoughts.
31 Thoughts: Pressure mounting on the Toronto Maple Leafs
Elliotte Friedman
With a 1-1-1 record since John Tavares left the lineup to injury, the Toronto Maple Leafs have now lost more games than they've won this season, so it's starting to get tense. Plus: what's different about these Sabres and how special John Carlson's start is.
31 Thoughts: Taylor Hall contract status looms over slow-starting Devils
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31 Thoughts: Fast hockey, big personalities define start of NHL season
Elliotte Friedman
The NHL has been exciting to start the year, with fast hockey and lots of goals each night. But the real measure of growth in the game is showcasing its personalities. We've seen some of that early on, but will it keep up?
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31 Thoughts: NHL opening night promises intrigue, fireworks
Elliotte Friedman
With McDavid-Pettersson, Sharks-Knights and the Battle of Ontario on tap, NHL opening night could be one of the wildest ever.
31 Thoughts: How Brayden Point's contract impacts the RFA market
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31 Thoughts: Byfuglien decision will have major ripple effect
Elliotte Friedman
If Dustin Byfuglien retires, it will affect not just the Winnipeg Jets but the entire Western Conference playoff race. More in the latest 31 Thoughts.