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Hockey fans already know the name, but this is not the blog. From Sportsnet, 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is a weekly deep dive into the biggest hockey news in the world, featuring the frozen yogi Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman.

Hockey fans already know the name, but this is not the blog. From Sportsnet, 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is a weekly deep dive into the biggest hockey news in the world, featuring the frozen yogi Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman.
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Hockey fans already know the name, but this is not the blog. From Sportsnet, 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is a weekly deep dive into the biggest hockey news in the world, featuring the frozen yogi Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman.

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English


Episodes

Brad Treliving

1/27/2020
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Calgary’s GM sits down with Jeff and Elliotte to discuss all things Flames, including his handling of the Bill Peters situation, Matthew Tkachuk vs. Zack Kassian, what he likes about the team this season and assistant GM Chris Snow’s battle with ALS. This episode is produced and sound designed by Amil Delic, and hosted by […]

Duration:00:33:12

Inside Connor McDavid’s rehab program

1/23/2020
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Jeff and Elliotte kick things off with the Blackhawks. After 1,000 points, where does Pat Kane fit in the Hawks hierarchy and what will Chicago do following the All-Star break? Then they look around the league at Montreal’s future moves, the big plans in the Big Apple and more, and talk some stick tech. Then […]

Duration:01:07:09

Ahron Cohen

1/20/2020
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Ahron Cohen is the President and CEO of the Arizona Coyotes. Elliotte caught up with the 35-year-old at the Ivey Sports Leadership Conference at Western University’s Ivey Business School in London, Ont. Their wide-ranging conversation includes Cohen’s story and offers an inside look at the Coyotes — where they are, where they’re going and how they’re building a culture […]

Duration:00:39:02

Elliotte Can Walk And Chew Gum At the Same Time

1/16/2020
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Elliotte bounces between reporter and podcaster while he and Jeff break down what happened with Gerard Gallant and the Golden Knights, Ray Shero and the Devils, and the return of the Battle of Alberta. They also discuss goals (sort of) — namely Alex Ovechkin’s run at history, Pekka Rinne’s career first and Brad Marchand’s shootout […]

Duration:01:28:00

The Goal Heard Round The World

1/9/2020
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Jeff and Elliotte are back for 2020. They discuss the coaching change in Nashville and what the Predators need to succeed, Connor McDavid’s potential goal of the year, Tampa Bay hitting its stride and what to expect from some high-profile teams as the trade deadline approaches. Then they are joined Theo Fleury to talk about […]

Duration:01:37:44

Dec. 19, 2019: The Taylor Hall Trade Trickle Down

12/19/2019
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With Taylor Hall now in Arizona, Jeff and Elliotte talk about what the deal means for the Coyotes and Devils, but also the impact it could have on the Pacific Division and beyond as teams respond — or not. They also discuss the Nikita Kucherov being benched, The “Svech” goal becoming a regular occurrence, Thomas […]

Duration:01:23:24

Dec. 12, 2019: Definitely Not The Bored Of Governors Meetings

12/12/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte discuss coaching changes in Dallas, San Jose and New Jersey, what’s changed in Calgary, news from the Board of Governors meetings, the hottest player in the NHL and much more. Plus, #Ask31. 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by GMC Sierra trucks, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC — we are professional […]

Duration:01:26:42

Dec. 5, 2019: Would You Walk Away From $13 Million?

12/5/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte discuss the latest out of New Jersey, teams that might be in on Taylor Hall and which other Devils could be on the market. They also address needs in Arizona and Buffalo, how the Canadiens can capitalize on their schedule, the best team in the NHL and much more. Plus #Ask31. Chris Johnston […]

Duration:01:17:21

UPDATE: Bill Peters resigns

11/29/2019
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Jeff’s in Toronto and Elliotte is in Buffalo, but the news never stops. They connect for a quick update on the Bill Peters resignation announced earlier today and what could be next for the NHL, NHLPA and hockey. 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by GMC Sierra trucks, complete with the World’s-First Six-function Multi-Pro Tailgate. GMC […]

Duration:00:13:32

Nov. 29, 2019: The End Of A Long Week

11/29/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte discuss the Bill Peters situation, what the NHL can do to avoid these scenarios in the future and if the Flames will bounce back. Plus, the guys recap the Bruins locking up a couple key pieces, the Canadiens’ struggles and how the Jets have been able to stick around in the Central. […]

Duration:00:48:12

Nov. 25, 2019: Ron Francis

11/25/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte talk with the GM of Seattle’s NHL franchise about his role in the organization, embracing the city’s hockey history, the tech community’s involvement in building the arena, mock drafts, analytics, working with Jerry Bruckheimer and hiring a coach. 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by GMC Sierra trucks, complete with the World’s-First Six-function […]

Duration:00:29:30

Nov. 21, 2019: Supernova In The Centre Of The Hockey Universe

11/21/2019
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Mike Babcock is out and Sheldon Keefe is in for the Maple Leafs. Jeff and Elliotte are joined by former Toronto president and GM Brian Burke to talk about how the day played out, the good side of Babcock, how hard it is to win in Toronto and more. But it’s not all about the […]

Duration:01:33:04

Nov. 14, 2019: The Curious Case Of Ilya Kovalchuk

11/14/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte discuss the situation in L.A. between the Kings and Kovalchuk, the best on-the-fly rebuild in the NHL, high-scoring defencemen, the back-up goalie situation in Toronto and much more. They are also joined by Golden Knights winger Mark Stone who talks about reading the game, playing in Vegas, winning the Selke (or not) […]

Duration:01:20:36

Nov. 12, 2019: Teemu Selanne

11/12/2019
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The Hockey Hall of Famer joins Jeff and Elliotte to reflect on his 21 seasons in the NHL, including: his love for Winnipeg, his rookie goal-scoring record, joining forces with Paul Kariya in Colorado, winning the Stanley Cup how agent Don Baizley was so important to his career and much more. Selanne has also written […]

Duration:00:26:45

Nov. 7, 2019: When Is A Goal A Goal?

11/7/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte look at a couple of recent disputed goals: Radek Faska scoring with a broken stick and Charlie Coyle having a marker overturned an off-side challenge. They also discuss Zdeno Chara getting to 1,500 games and the respect Habs fans showed him, Boston’s top-heavy offence, the latest on Dustin Byfuglien and L.A. winger […]

Duration:01:21:12

Oct. 31, 2019: Wheels Up! The Latest On The Jets.

10/31/2019
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The news out of Winnipeg is… well, turbulent (sorry). Jeff and Elliotte dive into the work coach Paul Maurice is doing, how Patrik Laine has adapted his game and what the latest Dustin Byfuglien report means for the team. They also look around the NHL and discuss one beauty but potentially illegal goal, the latest […]

Duration:01:40:25

Oct. 24, 2019: What the Maple Leafs can do to right the ship

10/24/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte discuss Jack Eichel and the Sabres (they’re for real), John Carlson’s run at history, why they’re excited about the Heritage Classic in Regina and what can turn things around in Toronto. That plus much more, including #Ask31. 31 Thoughts: The Podcast is presented by GMC Sierra trucks, complete with the World’s-First Six-function […]

Duration:01:02:35

Oct. 22, 2019: CM Punk

10/22/2019
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CM Punk is best known as a WWE superstar and MMA fighter. But Phil Brooks is a good, old-fashioned Chicago Blackhawks fan. He discusses the Chicago sports scene, his career in the ring and octagon, and much more in this wide-ranging interview. This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by […]

Duration:01:03:17

Oct. 17, 2019: Subban, Hall and Hughes are having a Devils of a time

10/17/2019
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Jeff and Elliotte kick off the show by remembering long-time NHLer, coach and all-around great guy Ted Green, who passed away Oct. 8. Then they cover off a number of topics, including: the bad in New Jersey, the good in Anaheim and great play in Nashville and Carolina. Tara Slone also joins the guys to […]

Duration:01:24:28

Star Series: Sean Couturier, Tomas Hertl, Jaccob Slavin

10/14/2019
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The final installment of our 2019 Star Series is the family-men episode. Jeff and Elliotte talk to Couturier, Hertl and Slavin about how their lives changed during the off-season (and hockey, too). Couturier and Hertl both got married and answer the question everyone wants to know: Which NHLer indulged the most at the wedding? Slavin […]

Duration:00:50:59