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Analyst and Insider, NHL on Sportsnet & Hockey Night in Canada


With a remarkable career in sports media spanning more than 20 years and earning him a reputation as one of the most respected broadcasters in the country, Elliotte Friedman joined Sportsnet in June 2014 as an insider and analyst for the network’s national NHL coverage and Hockey Night in Canada broadcasts.

In addition to his on-air role, Friedman regularly contributes to sportsnet.ca, analyzing the latest NHL news in his regular “30 Thoughts” column and, most recently, a new podcast of the same name alongside Jeff Marek.

Prior to joining Sportsnet, Freidman was a mainstay of CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada, serving as both an in-studio analyst and reporter for 11 seasons, contributing news and analysis throughout the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Throughout his 20-plus years in sports, Freidman has covered numerous major sporting events including multiple Olympic Games, NHL, MLB, CFL, NBA and more.

Appears On:

  • NHL on Sportsnet
  • Hockey Night in Canada