31 Thoughts: The Podcast

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 Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h8m. Bisher sind 106 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


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

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 ...



Nov. 12, 2019: Teemu Selanne

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 s...



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

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,



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

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.



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

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.



Oct. 22, 2019: CM Punk

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

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,


 17 October 2019  1h24m

Star Series: Sean Couturier, Tomas Hertl, Jaccob Slavin

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 qu...


 14 October 2019  51m

Oct. 10, 2019: The new season (of the pod) officially begins with Nicklas Lidstrom

Season 3 officially begins with a whopper of an episode. Discussion topics include: Tkachuk vs. Doughty, that’s just plain fun; the (so far) lopsided Neal-Lucic trade; ongoing contract talks for big-name D-men; whether the Penguins should hit the reset...


 10 October 2019  1h22m

Star Series: Bo Horvat, Tyson Barrie, Sam Bennett

Jeff and Elliotte are joined by three players from Canadian-based teams. Horvat discusses optimism around the Canucks this season, Elias Pettersson’s otherworldly skills and his memories of the Sedins’ final game. Barrie talks about the differences,


 07 October 2019  56m