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Hockey fans already know the name, but this is not the blog. From Sportsnet, 32 Thoughts: The Podcast with Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman is a weekly deep dive into the biggest news and interviews from the hockey world.

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Hockey fans already know the name, but this is not the blog. From Sportsnet, 32 Thoughts: The Podcast with Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman is a weekly deep dive into the biggest news and interviews from the hockey world.

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English


Episodes

Six Degrees of Chris Chelios

2/26/2024
In this edition of 32 Thoughts, Jeff and Elliotte revisit a fantastic night in Chicago that saw Chris Chelios' number 7 raised to the rafters and Patrick Kane's return to the United Center with the Detroit Red Wings. Elliotte talks about how the Red Wings look to have finally turned a corner and are poised to break their playoff drought (14:12). The fellas then shift focus to Sidney Crosby following his 4-point night against the Flyers (17:28) and wonder if Jake Guentzel could land in Detroit (25:07)? Next, Jeff and Elliotte discuss Matt Rempe's hectic week following his NHL debut (27:59) and ask if Danny Briere will change course in Philly now that Jamie Drysdale is out with an injury (34:25). Elliotte ponders if the Leafs would be better off rolling with three goaltenders (37:18) and look out for the Dallas Stars to be aggressive in the d-man trade market (39:56). Jeff wonders whether Anthony Mantha has played himself into potential trade to a contender (44:28) and if the Seattle Kraken could potentially move Adam Larsson (59:32). Finally, Elliotte expands on his report that teams are calling the Canucks gauging interest in a potential Elias Pettersson trade (1:01:40). The fellas answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (1:05:48) and wrap the podcast by previewing NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's visit to Winnipeg this week (1:32:12). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:35:56

The Devil Is in the Details

2/23/2024
In this edition of 32 Thoughts, Jeff and Elliotte begin with the New Jersey Devils and a tough week that saw them lose 6-2 to the Capitals and 5-1 to the Rangers. The guys ponder whether NJ will trade for a goalie as a result, and perhaps bolster their defence. The guys also weigh in on the Matt Rempe hit on Nathan Bastian that occurred in the Rangers romp. Next, Jeff and Elliotte provide the latest updates on Noah Hanifin's future (11:18) and Elliotte mentions the Bruins are looking for a centre and a defencemen, and that for the first time they can spend players, rather than picks, to acquire them (17:34). We head over to Pittsburgh next to ask what's happening with the Penguins following an interesting press conference from Kyle Dubas (27:36)? Also, Jeff and Elliotte delve into a possible return to Ottawa for Erik Karlsson (33:27) and give an update on the Mark Stone injury in Vegas (38:20). Elliotte wraps up the opening segment by commenting on Vancouver's favourite topic... what's happening with Elias Pettersson (40:44)? The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (43:00) and wrap the podcast by commenting on the direction of the Detroit Red Wings and Seattle Kraken before the NHL trade deadline (53:45). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:02:40

An Almost Perfect Night for Jagr

2/19/2024
In this edition of 32 Thoughts, Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman begin with Jaromir Jagr's jersey retirement night in Pittsburgh. They cover everything from his speech, warmups, the ceremony, and Jagr’s (still active) illustrious career. Then, the fellas circle back to the NHL's Stadium Series in New Jersey as they highlight a hugely successful weekend for the league and outdoor games in general. (14:19). Elliotte touches on the Islanders being awarded the 2026 NHL All-Star Game (22:00) and the NHL potentially borrowing an idea from how the NBA hands out their awards (23:30), which turns into a conversation about whether Auston Matthews will win himself the Hart Trophy this year (26:39). Jeff and Elliotte then delve into the "Tanefin" (Tanev + Hanifin) sweepstakes out of Calgary (28:48) and Elliotte gets into just how much of a juggernaut the Florida Panthers have turned into (35:42). The guys continue with their weekly check-in with Sean Walker's future in Philadelphia (39:47) and Elliotte also mentions that the Oilers want to add, but not in net (42:45). Jeff and Elliotte close out the opening segment with a Andrew Brunette story out of Nashville (45:17). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (55:23) and sit down with Winnipeg Jets Kyle Connor and Connor Hellebuyck (1:14:13). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:30:26

Kekäläinen Out and Jack Hughes' Heel Turn

2/16/2024
On this episode of 32 Thoughts, Jeff and Elliotte delve into the Columbus Blue Jackets relieving Jarmo Kekäläinen of his duties as General Manager. Elliotte expands on some of the names that are in contention to be considered by John Davidson as the new GM (8:01). Jeff also asks Elliotte about Elvis Merzļikins, who publicly expressed an interest to leave Columbus (11:29). The fellas then turn their attention to Jack Hughes, his "people pay to see me" comments, and the ensuing aftermath versus the LA Kings (14:59). Elliotte and Jeff ponder whether the Kings will make a move in between the pipes... Juuse Saros maybe (20:40) ? Jeff and Elliotte then discuss whether suspension appeals are the new normal across the NHL, à la Morgan Rielly (29:10) and does Rasmus Ristolainen's injury prevent the Flyers from making any moves at all (33:23)? To wrap the segment, Jeff and Elliotte speculate on which Western Conference teams will buy in the coming weeks (39:00). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (43:58) and finish the podcast by sitting down with Canadian Folk Rock musician Alan Doyle, who is embarking on a brand new tour with a brand new album (54:03). Find Alan Doyle's tour dates & tickets here: https://alandoyle.ca/tour/ Find Alan Doyle's music here: https://alandoyle.ca/music/ Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:27:56

The Battle of Ontario is Back, Baby

2/12/2024
Jeff and Elliotte look back at the ending of the Maple Leafs-Senators game on Saturday night that saw Morgan Rielly cross-check Ridly Greig in a fit of rage. They discuss how many games they believe Rielly should be suspended for and the impact it'll have on the Leafs. Plus, the guys get into the reaction from the fans and how this has reignited the Battle of Ontario. Jeff and Elliotte move on to the surging Calgary Flames who now find themselves back in the Western Conference Wild Card race (26:30). Next, could the New Jersey Devils pry Jacob Markstrom out of Calgary (31:59) and Jeff asks Elliotte about the trade buzz around Guentzel, Tanev, Hanifin, and Henrique (38:32). Jeff then ponders whether Boone Jenner could find his way to the Buffalo Sabres (44:48) and Elliotte provides the latest information he's privy to around the Arizona Coyotes (49:040). Finally, will Doug Armstrong lead Canada into the next international best-on-best window (52:56)? The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (54:29) and finish the podcast by sitting down with New York Rangers bench boss Peter Laviolette (1:03:54). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:17:27

The Arizona Coyotes & Cramer's Curse

2/9/2024
In this edition of 32 Thoughts, Jeff and Elliotte kick things off by focusing on the Arizona Coyotes, whose future in the desert hangs by a thread with a looming threat of relocation to Salt Lake City on the horizon. The guys then shift focus to the Toronto Maple Leafs and their impending decision on their 2024 1st round pick. Should they move it before the deadline at the risk of further depleting their pipeline? (14:55). The Calgary Flames then take centre stage as Andrei Kuzmenko has made an immediate impact with his new club. Plus, Jeff and Elliotte ponder the future of Noah Hanifin (21:48). Travis Konecny also demanded some time on this podcast with his Gordie Howe hat-trick which only took 4 minutes of game time to collect. They also dive into Sean Walker, Rasmus Ristolainen, and Scott Laughton's future with the Flyers (27:16). Elliotte also provides the latest on the Edmonton Oilers following their devastating loss to Vegas (34:48) and the guys get into the Buffalo Sabres and what they might do with Casey Mittelstadt (42:48). Finally, we deep dive into the NHL's audit into hitting stats (51:27). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (57:13). They end the podcast by sitting down with Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner (1:20:48). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:34:42

Watching Bieber While Getting Monahan Notes

2/5/2024
Jeff and Elliotte look back at a successful NHL All-Star Weekend for almost everyone involved. Elliotte outlines how the NHL did the work to make sure the event was a reputational bounce back after studying last year's struggles in Florida (5:13). They get into Nikita Kucherov's controversial performance and how some believe he should lose the Hart over it (16:58) and Elliotte delves into the exposure that Justin Bieber and Tate McRae brought to the league over the weekend (24:38). Following the All-Star weekend discussions, Jeff and Elliotte expand on the NHL's new international schedule that will include best-on-best tournaments up to 2032 (40:39) and focus in on the discussion around the Arizona Coyotes future (44:24). They finish the A block by talking about Gary Bettman's comments on the 2018 World Junior investigation (50:35). Later in the podcast, Jeff and Elliotte talk about a potential partnership between the CHL and NCAA (1:04:41) and the Sean Monahan trade to the Winnipeg Jets (1:12:42). They also discuss Todd McLellan being let go by the LA Kings (1:15:52). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (56:45.764). Then, they sit down with Connor McDavid alongside Leon Draisaitl (1:22:59) and Rick Tocchet alongside Rick Bowness (1:34:37). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:52:59

All in Before All-Star

2/2/2024
Jeff and Elliotte begin with a deep dive on the Elias Lindholm trade between Calgary and Vancouver. Elliotte talks about where Lindholm fits on the Canucks roster (3:04) and what other suitors were involved for his services (6:40). The guys then look back at Andrei Kuzmenko's polarizing tenure with Vancouver and look ahead to his new opportunity with the Calgary Flames (11:32). Jeff and Elliotte also take a close look at Calgary's return, highlight the potential of Hunter Brzustewicz as an X-factor in this deal (14:57), and look ahead at what's next for the Flames (18:21). Next, Elliotte talks about the Philadelphia Flyers and a potential deal with Nick Seeler. Plus, they wonder aloud about Travis Konecny's future (23:26). Finally, they hone in on Los Angeles and David Rittich taking hold of the Kings' crease. (25:11). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (30:37). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:00:59:05

A Banner Week for Controversial Calls

1/29/2024
Jeff and Elliotte revisit three controversial calls from this week in the NHL. First, Tyler Bertuzzi's no-goal due to goalie-interference from William Nylander (1:45). Should NHL referees release explanation videos for game-changing calls? Jeff and Elliotte get into a heated debate about how slashing penalties are called thanks to the Dylan Samberg and John Tavares incident (9:11) and the fellas talk about the boarding penalty that saw Tyler Myers ejected from the game after a questionable video review (21:22). Next, they touch on Brendan Gallagher's 5 game suspension for elbowing Adam Pelech, and how important appeals have become this season (29:05). The guys get into David Jiricek's public frustrations in Columbus surrounding his playing time and demotion to the AHL (34:47), discuss how St. Louis has crawled their way back into the playoff race (44:19), and focus on the slumping LA Kings (47:20). On the trade front, are the New York Rangers in the market for two centres after previously only needing one (55:03) and could Chris Tanev be traded to the Ottawa Senators (59:27)? The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (1:01:58). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:22:42

33 Thoughts?

1/26/2024
Jeff and Elliotte open this edition of the podcast with the latest developments in the 2018 sexual assault investigation in London, Ontario involving Hockey Canada players. They transition into a discussion around Patrick Roy's emotional return to the Bell Centre in Montreal (11:52) and then unpack what has plagued the LA Kings the season, and how this promising roster can turn their season around (22:50). Elliotte discusses the potential for Erik Johnson to be moved from Buffalo (36:17), the guys lay out their main takeaways from the Steve Staios presser in Ottawa (38:03), and Jeff and Elliotte talk about Ryan Smith's application for NHL expansion to Salt Lake City, Utah (59:47). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (1:06:42) and then sit down with Winnipeg Jets Head Coach Rick Bowness (1:15:49). Audio Credits: MSGSN & the LA Kings Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:58:15

Patrick Roy Is Back in the NHL

1/22/2024
Jeff and Elliotte open the podcast talking about the New York Islanders hiring Patrick Roy as their new head coach and dive into which player this hire helps most within the Islanders roster (13:39). The guys talk about Corey Perry deciding to sign with the Edmonton Oilers (18:17), and the Vancouver Canucks extending President of Hockey Ops Jim Rutherford (22:14). Jeff also asks Elliotte how "all-in" the Canucks are for this season (26:48). They also get into Shane Pinto's return to play with Ottawa and what an extension might look like for him (28:22). Jeff and Elliotte then discuss Ryan Reaves using the media to angle for more playing time, and Ilya Samsonov possibly commanding the Leafs' net (32:58). Jeff wraps the podcast with some of his usual hockey history hijinks (55:40). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (45:12). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:01:36

Live From Victoria, It’s 32 Thoughts!

1/19/2024
Jeff and Elliotte play to a crowd at Wickett Hall in Victoria, BC ahead of Hockey Day in Canada on Saturday. The guys address whether Jake Guentzel will find his way to the Canucks via trade before early March (5:57) and Jeff runs through a bunch of trade bait, rapid-fire style, with Elliotte (13:37). Elliotte wonders aloud whether the Leafs are taking a bigger picture look past this season (19:14) and the guys also talk about Patrik Allvin's media tour this week and what the future will hold for Elias Pettersson (21:29). Jeff and Elliotte are joined by three guests in this edition of the podcast: Brian Burke (23:48), Kevin Bieksa (50:10), and James Patrick (1:20:47). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (1:54:50). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:02:17:40

Should They Buy or Sell?

1/15/2024
Jeff and Elliotte open the podcast by reviewing the Red Wings defeat of the Toronto Maple Leafs, and a discussion around whether the Leafs should really be buyers at the deadline. They get into Jacob Markstrom and his potential trade availability (9:07) and dive into the future of Jake Guentzel and whether the Penguins go into a mini rebuild (16:09). Next, the Ottawa Senators are gauging the trade market for veteran players (26:39) and Jeff and Elliotte give their thoughts on Drew Doughty responding to trade proposals on X/Twitter (34:33). Finally, is Cody Hodgson planning a comeback to professional hockey (40:20)? The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (50:19) and Elliotte sits down with Colorado Avalanche Forward Nathan MacKinnon (1:26:03). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:57:23

Will Elvis Leave the Building?

1/12/2024
Jeff and Elliotte begin the show with an update on Elvis Merzlikins' status in Columbus. Elliotte also expands on the status of Corey Perry right now and Elliotte's use of the word "eligible" (7:44). The guys dive deep into the Cutter Gauthier trade between the Flyers and Ducks (13:23) and touch on Trevor Zegras's unfortunate ankle injury (26:57). Next, Jeff and Elliotte remark on how attractive a market Florida has become for NHL players as a viable contender (30:49), get into their main questions surrounding the Winnipeg Jets (36:10), and ponder whether the Vancouver Canucks will push all their chips in this year (41:55). Jeff then asks Elliotte what the four nation best-on-best tournament in 2025 is going to be called (45:41). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (53:09) and William Nylander's agent, Lewis Gross, joins Jeff and Elliotte for a refreshingly candid interview about the process behind his client's extension in Toronto (1:10:55). Audio Credit: The Jeff Marek Show Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:51:35

America, We Love You

1/8/2024
Jeff and Elliotte show the American NHL teams some love off the top and start by focusing on Max Pacioretty's return to play with the Washington Capitals and Brandt Clarke's recall by the LA Kings (5:59). They react to the Brendan Smith hit on Connor Bedard (9:26) while Jeff and Elliotte lament the Calgary Flames being wrong side of .500 (17:10). Next, a discussion on some of the most unattainable records in hockey, including Martin Brodeur's 691 wins (24:27). They talk about Vegas finally snapping their losing streak (28:28) and Elliotte lays out the latest regarding William Nylander's pending extension (38:09). The guys also talk about the Ottawa Senators being "open for business" (52:09) and Jeff and Elliotte close by talking about... cold plunges? (1:18:48) The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line and announce the winners of our Victoria Live Taping Show contest (57:59). Audio Credit: The Washington Capitals Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:23:48

There's a Deal There for Nylander

1/5/2024
Jeff and Elliotte open the podcast by giving Sidney Crosby his flowers for an outstanding effort to beat out an icing call on Thursday night. For another week in a row, some big hits and questionable calls earn the spotlight on the podcast as Jeff and Elliotte try to diagnose what the NHL should do (11:34). They get into the discourse around DJ Smith in Ottawa and Tim Stutzle's comments on his former coach (23:37) and Elliotte talks about Andrei Kuzmenko getting scratched again by Rick Tocchet (29:12). The guys also dive into the latest details surrounding William Nylander's pending contract extension with Toronto (33:09) and talk about the state of the NHL's All-Star Game (43:20). Jeff and Elliotte wrap the podcast by revisiting the discussion on the Wednesday Night Hockey panel (1:14:41). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (51:41). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:22:23

Sleepless in Seattle for the Winter Classic

1/1/2024
Jeff and Elliotte are in Seattle for the 2024 Winter Classic and for this edition of 32 Thoughts. They dive into the Ottawa Senators announcing Steve Staios' appointment as the GM and President of Hockey Operations, Dave Poulin as the new Senior VP of Hockey Ops, and Ryan Bowness as Associate General Manager (6:21). The guys discuss the latest developments in the NHL goalie market (17:39) and get into a debate over the Ovechkin-Askarov disallowed goal (27:43). Jeff and Elliotte also spend a few minutes talking about the World Juniors and the Conor Geekie hit (35:25). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (42:09) and then sit down with Seattle Kraken GM Ron Francis (50:52), Golden Knights Forward Jack Eichel (1:03:10), GM Kelly McCrimmon (1:14:13), and Head Coach Bruce Cassidy (1:25:33). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:39:59

The Top Headlines Coming Out of the Holiday Freeze

12/29/2023
Jeff and Elliotte circle around the NHL to touch on a number of headlines since we last spoke a week ago. They talk about Antti Raanta situation with Carolina (8:46), the Stefan Noesen hit on Juraj Slafkovsky that pulled him out of the game (13:26), and the continued goalie issues with New Jersey (18:07). Jeff and Elliotte dig into the Matt Murley-Elias Pettersson rumour about how he would want to go to Chicago and play with Connor Bedard (30:11). The guys also talk about Ethan Bear officially signing with the Washington Capitals (40:20) and Elliotte mentions some upcoming free agents that could be signed in the new year (42:53). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (47:31) and Sarah Nurse of the PWHL joins Jeff and Elliotte ahead of the league's opener next week (1:09:51). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:47:19

Is Lindy Ruff on the Hot Seat?

12/22/2023
Jeff and Elliotte discuss why, despite the New Jersey Devils' struggles, it wouldn't make sense for them to make a coaching change right now. They dive into a penalty filled affair between Vegas and Tampa on Thursday night and they throw out some of their favourite Hart Trophy candidates (27:25). Elliotte expands on some questions about the future of Frederik Andersen in Carolina (37:55) and also talks about Nolan Patrick's future in hockey (40:57). The guys discuss John Gruden (the hockey one) possibly becoming the Head Coach of the Ottawa Senators (45:55) and touch on Devon Toews going after his own players through the media (48:21). Jeff and Elliotte wrap the podcast by vouching for Jaromir Jagr to be eligible for the Hockey Hall of Fame now, rather than in another three years after he suited up for Kladno again (1:19:47). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (56:31). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:01:25:04

A Goaltending Roller Coaster

12/18/2023
Jeff and Elliotte dive into Anti Raanta's demotion to AHL Chicago and which teams might be in line for his services, if any. They also talk about what the Edmonton Oilers are going to do in net as Jack Campbell has been struggling in Bakersfield (12:19). Jeff and Elliotte get into the St. Louis Blues and their new coach bump (19:42). Elliotte outlines the latest details he's been given about an Olympic meeting this coming week (25:18). Also, more Shane Pinto/Senators news (29:09)? They wrap the podcast by talking about a couple more big hits from behind this past weekend (46:02). The guys answer your questions in the Montana’s Thought Line (33:13). Audio Credits: Bally Sports Midwest Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call the Montana's Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Dominic Sramaty and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Duration:00:52:32