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31 Thoughts: The Podcast

With Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman

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31 Thoughts: The Podcast
May 30, 2019: David Andrews (The AHL's Grand Poohbah)
May 30 2019
Aug. 8, 2019: George Parros
August 08 2019

He’s the Head of the NHL’s Player Safety Department, a former big-time enforcer and a Princeton graduate. Parros joins Jeff and Elliotte to reminisce about his senior thesis and playing days, discuss the ins-and-outs of his current role and answer questions like: “Will cowbells ever become a suspendable offence?”

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

Music Outro: Sampling of “Once in a Lifetime” by Talking Heads — Instrumental master by Brain Eno and lyrics by David Byrne [Sire Records]

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

Audio Credits: CBC, Comcast Sportsnet, Fox Sports, NBC, NHL, NHL Network and Sportsnet.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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July 25, 2019: Joel Quenneville
July 25 2019

The Florida Panthers coach stops by to talk about his team's off-season moves, how the Cats stack up against the Cup-winning teams he led in Chicago, why so many of his old Hartford Whalers teammates have moved behind the bench and more. [summer tip: listen right till the end of the podcast]

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World's-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC -- we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

Audio Credits: Sportsnet.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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July 11, 2019: Why Nazem Kadri Vetoed A Trade To Calgary
July 11 2019

Jeff and Elliotte tie a bow on the season by running down all the top news of the past few weeks.

Topics include: Sebastian Aho’s offer sheet, the latest on Mitch Marner, what Michael Ferland means to Vancouver’s roster, why Florida is now a power in the East, how Kevin Labanc betting on himself has rankled some around the NHL, why the Metro Division is going to be fun, Taylor Hall’s future, what the league can learn from Kawhi Leonard’s move to L.A. and much more.

Then, Nazem Kadri joins the pod to discuss his time in Toronto, why he refused a trade to the Calgary Flames and his new digs in Colorado.

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

Instrumental music provided by Jane’s Party (http://www.janesparty.com) from their LP “Casual Island” which is available now wherever you get your music.

Outro Music by Riley, Kate and Alexa [aka ARK] - Summer Song

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

Audio Credits: Montreal Canadiens, Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet 650.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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June 27, 2019: Vancouver Is Making All The News
June 27 2019

Roberto Luongo retires and it impacts the Canucks’ cap?! That’s the question many fans were frantically asking themselves. Between that, talks with Tyler Myers and the smart — if risky — pick of Vasili Podkolzin at the draft, Vancouver has been at the centre of lots of big news… and it’s not even July 1 yet.

Jeff and Elliotte discuss that as well as the salary cap, which RFA not named Mitch is the most interesting, how the Hurricanes are handling Sebastien Aho, Artemi Panarin, Corey Perry and Joe Pavelski.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.

31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by the GMC Sierra Denali, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional grade. www.gmccanada.ca.

Music Outro: Jordan Klassen - Virtuous Circle

Check out the video for “Virtuous Circle” here: http://www.jordanklassenmusic.com/

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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