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.
Where are the Patrick Kane Winds Blowing?
Jeff and Elliotte discuss the latest news regarding free agent forward Patrick Kane's future as the Detroit Red Wings emerge as the new favourite to sign him. They also talk about what happened with the NHL's handling of players who support causes such as Pride or Native American Heritage and what the NHL is worried about big picture. Jeff and Elliotte close out the podcast by talking about pro wrestler and friend of the show, CM Punk.
This Season Has Been Drama Filled
Jeff and Elliotte examine the latest surrounding the Edmonton Oilers and how the team is inclined to weather the storm. They also dive into the Columbus Blue Jackets and highlight their biggest takeaways following their win over Chicago. Elliotte provides an update on Patrick Kane's future and the fellas get conspiratorial when discussing the Winter Classic jersey leaks.
Does Something Need to Give in Columbus?
Patrik Laine has been healthy scratched in Columbus by Pascal Vincent. Jeff and Elliotte debate whether this was the right decision to make or if it could've been handled differently. They also discuss the potential impact of this down season from Columbus on star prospect Adam Fantilli. The guys also provide some updates on the World Cup of Hockey and this season's All Star Game in Toronto and Jeff tells an amazing story that will knock your socks off in this edition of the Montana's Thought Line.
All Eyes are on Sweden
Jeff and Elliotte key in on the 2023 NHL Global Series in Sweden as the Senators and Red Wings drop the puck. They discuss the importance of international best-on-best hockey for a country like Sweden and when we might see those tournaments return. Jeff and Elliotte also talk about the struggling New York Islanders who have lost 7 straight and Elliotte provides an update on Elias Pettersson's future with the Canucks as well as Patrick Kane's future in the league. He also sits down with Calgary Flames defensemen Chris Tanev,
The Ground Shifted Under Woodcroft
Jeff and Elliotte expand on the Edmonton Oilers relieving Jay Woodcroft of his head coaching duties and replacing him with Kris Knoblauch and Paul Coffey. Next, they discuss the latest in the Nikita Zadorov trade request reports, touch on the future of Samuel Montembeault in Montreal, and talk about Bo Horvat's return to Vancouver this week to play his old club. They wrap the podcast by touching on this year's Hall of Fame class.
McDavid and the Oilers Continue to Stumble
The rough road continues for the Edmonton Oilers as they fall to the rebuilding San Jose Sharks on Thursday night. Where can this Oilers team possibly go from here? Jeff and Elliotte also add to the latest in Vancouver where former Canucks President Trevor Linden revealed details of disagreements that took place between himself and then GM Jim Benning. They also discuss the latest in Calgary where Jonathan Huberdeau was sat for an entire period.
Best Hockey duo ever
Thanks boys. I just love the show. Especially when Elliott makes fun of Jeff. Sad Jeff is off HNIC their loss.
PS try the ribs
Taking us out music
Boys, do you read these things? What happened to the end of pod music? Admit, some was bad. Some was really good. Most was listenable. Why did that end?
Congratulations Amil, amazing opportunity for you and your family. Run with it, never look back!