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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 Jeff Marek and NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman.

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    Could Be A Newsy Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 47:04

    It might be a busy week around the NHL. Jeff and Elliotte kick the podcast off by focusing on the Montreal Canadiens and their search for a general manager as they close in on their preferred candidate (00:10), they give some background on player agent Kent Hughes who is in the running for the job as well as Daniel Briere and Mathieu Darche. They also provide some updates on Vancouver's search (12:00) along with Anaheim and Chicago (14:15).The guys then get into the situation in Edmonton and their performance against the Senators (16:30), the Dallas Stars and John Klingberg (27:15), Florida strikes goals (30:30) and they take your questions to close out the podcast (36:00).New Podcast Intro Music by Jane's Party. Thank you to Zach, Tom, Devon and Jeff for composing this season's intro music.You can find their full discography on SpotifyMusic Outro: Bilderbuch - GibraltarListen to the full track on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: AM 560 Sports WQAM and Sportsnet.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.

    Like An Old Married Couple

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 56:53

    The conversation around Evander Kane is still top of mind for many hockey fans. Elliotte tells Jeff why he contacted the Canadian Border Services Agency and how they are involved in the Evander Kane investigation (2:00). The guys also touch on the Ken Holland press conference, his interest in Kane and if they should make a trade to save their season (4:30), Bobby Clarke's comments on Ron Hextall as heard on the Cam & Sticks Podcast (21:00), the Panthers and Kodak Black (36:00), All-Star snubs (39:45), the Iowa Wild signing Eric Staal on a professional tryout (46:00), and they wrap things cup by taking a few of your questions (47:00).Outro Music: Teen Daze - Nite RunListen to the latest album by Teen Daze on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Cam & Sticks Podcast, NHL Network and SportsnetThe 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.

    Devan Dubnyk on the Olympics, Burning Rubber & Goalie Fights

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 41:52

    The Canadian Olympic men's hockey team roster will be announced soon and Devan Dubnyk is one of the names on the long list. Jeff and Elliotte chat with Devan about this desire to play on the Olympic team, finding a place to play to get back in game shape, returning to the AHL after 15-years, the smell of burning rubber, the hardest shot he ever faced, the art of catching a puck, almost fighting Jordan Binnington, his favourite goalie growing up, and playing an intense Dean Evason in practice.Music Outro: King Pari - SnowdayListen to their debut album on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Thanks to Paul Branecky and TJ Chillot of the Charlotte Checkers for their assistance with this interview.Audio Credits: Fox Sports St. Louis, NBC Sports California and Toronto Maple Leafs Radio Network.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.

    A Wild Weekend Of Surprises

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 51:31

    Evander Kane clears unconditional waivers. Jeff and Elliotte discuss the news of the weekend as the San Jose Sharks look to terminate Kane's contract (00:30), how we got here and how the NHLPA will handle the situation, and wonder where the Sharks go from here.The guys also touch Rob Blake's contract extension with the Kings and the club hiring Marc Bergevin as a senior advisor to the GM (9:30), trade talks around Jakob Chychrun begin to heat up (13:20), where we might see Lawson Crouse end up before the trade deadline (18:40), John Klingberg speaks on his negotiation with Dallas (19:30), the In-Season Stanley Cup got a little crazy on Sunday (30:10), a few updates from Edmonton (36:30) and the guys take a few of your emails and voicemails to wrap up the podcast (40:00).We want to hear from you! Leave your thoughts, comments, suggestions and questions via email at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call us toll-free 1-833-311-3232 and leave a message after the beep.Music Outro: ioakim - swimming poolsListen to more music by ioakim on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Bally Sports Midwest, NHL Network, PepsiCo & Sportsnet.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.

    Elliotte's DMs Are Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 58:21

    The Winnipeg Jets surveyed their season seat holders to see if they'd be open to hosting home games in Saskatoon; Saskatchewan currently has no attendance restrictions. Jeff and Elliotte kick off the podcast discussing this news (00:10), how the fans voted, the logistics required to execute such a move, and where the team might go from here.They guys also touch on the struggling Flyers (3:45), the return of Tuukka Rask (9:40), the Maple Leafs placing Nick Ritchie on waivers (15:40), how Edmonton could save their season (17:40), why Sidney Crosby is still fantastic (28:00), new GM candidates around the league (35:20), Jeff presents Elliotte with a different type of skills challenge for the All-Star Game (44:00), and a fun mailbag segment wraps up the podcast (49:30).Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Grant Gilbertson.We want to hear from you! Leave your thoughts, comments, suggestions and questions via email at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call us toll-free 1-833-311-3232 and leave a message after the beep.Music Outro: SLEEPSHAKE - MedicineListen to more music by SLEEPSHAKE on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Sportsnet and TNT.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.

    What To Watch For In 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 56:58

    After a bit of a break, Jeff and Elliotte kick things off by explaining what the league might do with the schedule going forward (2:00).They then give their top stories to look out for in 2022 including job openings around the league (11:45), the return of Jack Eichel (15:50), if we'll see changes in Edmonton -- on the ice and behind the bench (18:50), the future of the Arizona Coyotes (23:00), big moves and big names (26:00), the leadership at the NHLPA (36:00), the future of women's hockey following the Olympics (42:30) and if we'll see Owen Power represent Canada at the Winter Games. The guys also take a few of your questions as well as a voicemail from the Thought Line (50:30).Leave your thoughts, comments, suggestions and questions using our toll-free THOUGHT LINE (1-833-311-3232) or email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.caMusic Outro: Star Parks - Oh Boredom (Schmaltz City, USA)Listen to their sophomore album “The New Sounds of Late Capitalism” hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Boston Bruins.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.

    Mark Messier on Winning (and Losing), Costumes & Commercials

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 46:09

    In their final episode of the year, Jeff and Elliotte chat with six-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier on his new book. No One Wins Alone. The guys chat with Mark about his younger days hanging out with the Portland Buckaroos and Connie Madigan, if he had a certain way of winning, the type of player he'd be in today's game, how Wayne Gretzky was always thinking about the team before himself, why Halloween parties were so important to him, what losing taught him, and they talk about some of his more memorable commercials.Outro Music: Moon King - Come Away with MeListen to the entire “Voice of Lovers” LP on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: CBC, Frito-Lay, Sportsnet and Tide.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. 

    2nd Annual 32 Thoughts Holiday Party

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 212:58

    As say goodbye to 2021, Jeff and Elliotte invite some of their favourite people from around Sportsnet to their second annual 32 Thoughts holiday party. They are joined by Ken Reid (3:00), Kyle Bukauskas (18:45), Brain Spear of Hockey Night (40:20), Satiar Shah of Sportsnet 650 (53:40), Sean Reynolds (1:04:20), Alish Forfar of Sportsnet 590 The FAN (1:19:10), legendary broadcaster Brian William (1:33:00), Calgary Flames play-by-play broadcaster Rick Ball (2:01:13), Vancouver Canucks play-by-play broadcaster John Shorthouse (2:14:00), Sportsnet hockey producer Michelle Methot (2:26:25), Maple Leafs beat reporter Luke Fox (2:41:40), Montreal Canadiens beat reporter Eric Engels (2:54:45), host of “Oilers Now” and Sportsnet panellist Bob Stauffer, and Sportsnet host, producer and drummer Emily Agard closes out he part with her rendition of “Run Rudolph Run” by the Foo Fighters.Sit back, grab a drink and enjoy some holiday fun with the crew.Happy holidays everyone!This podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Editing support provided by Mike Rogerson.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.

    Some Other Things to Talk About

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 45:38

    More COVID-19 challenges for the NHL. Jeff and Elliotte break down (00:01) what was a difficult weekend around the league as more teams were shut down, case numbers hit an all-time high, and how the NHL's participation in the Olympics looks to be at its breaking point.They also discuss the much-expected debut of Alex Tuch with the Buffalo Sabres (17:20), the return of Robin Lehner to Long Island (21:10), take a quick look back at the Eichel Anaheim trade package (24:00), what team isn't interested in Jakob Chychrun, potential front-office candidates in Vancouver (30:00), Brett Connolly's hit on Tanner Kero (31:40) and the guys take your questions (36:00).Outro Music: Hot Flash Heat Wave - Where I'm @Listen to the full single hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, Sportsnet and WHL.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.

    Emergency Podcast! Paul Maurice and the Jets

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 18:54

    Jeff and Elliotte break down Paul Maurice's resignation (00:01) and Dave Lowry being named interim head coach. They also discuss why a number of teams are shut down until Christmas (11:30) and how much money Montreal lost by not allowing fans in the arena (15:45).Outro Music: Frank Motley & The Bridge Crossings - Walkin' The DogListen to their full album “Canada's Message To The Meters” hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: 105.3 The FAN and Sportsnet.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.

    Everyone's Favourite Discussion

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 44:02

    Restrictions and protocols are taking over the league. Jeff and Elliotte discuss how different leagues are adjusting their COVID-19 protocol as players, coaches and support staff begin to miss games, if attendance restrictions will impact the salary cap, and what players are saying about the Olympics and the current COVID-19 situation.They also touch on trade talks around Jakob Chychrun (19:30), Vancouver finding their stride as they begin to make hires (23:00), Pittsburgh's surprising run (27:20), why this might be the weirdest NHL season (31:50), and they take a real interest question from the thought line (38:00).Outro Music: Mata Hari - EasyListen to the full single hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Sportsnet 650 and Tampa Bay Lightning.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.

    Olympic-Sized Headache

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 53:27

    Jeff and Elliotte are back from the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Florida. The guys discuss some of the main takeaways including the Olympics (2:00), the presentation by Kim Davis (14:00), the most recent situation with the Coyotes (16:30), salary cap update (19:45), franchise values and private equity sales (21:45).They also go around the league touching on the GM search in Vancouver (24:00), the future of the Boston Bruins (29:30), Ben Bishop and the Dallas Stars (35:40), how the Oilers are looking to improve their roster (38:00) and they take some of your questions (40:30).Outro Music: Lionel Boy - TidesListen to his self-titled debut record hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Boston Bruins.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.

    Hunka Hunka Burning Glove

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 54:12

    Elvis Merzlikins joins the podcast! But before that, Jeff and Elliotte discuss the Jason Spezza suspension (00:01), player safety, changes in Philadelphia (12:00) and the Zegras to Milano goal (18:45).Then, Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins joins the guys (26:00) to chat about one of his career goals, how he became a goalie, some of the goaltenders he looked up to growing up, where he got his style when it comes to his equipment, why he doesn't mind playing a bit of physicality, and what it means to him to play every game for Matiss Kivlenieks this season.Outro Music: Neon Veils - All The Time [High & Lonely Records]Listen to their full album hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: Bally Sports Columbus, ESPN and Sportsnet.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.

    Time Has Come For The Canucks

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 26:03

    The Vancouver Canucks fired their head coach and general manager on Sunday. Jeff and Elliotte discuss the changes (00:01), the timing of them, the hiring of Bruce Boudreau and the impact he may have on the players, and why it was time to move on from Jim Benning.Outro Music: Aaron Frazer - Bad NewsCatch Aaron on tour right now and listen to his debut album “Introducing …” hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, 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.

    Houston, We Have a Problem

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 53:23

    Are the Coyotes on the move? Jeff and Elliotte discuss the report that Arizona might be for sale (1:00), the challenges that face the team in the area, they try to provide some short-term solutions and wonder if relocation is an option.They also touch on the situation in Ottawa (11:30), the Calder race (17:30), Buffalo trading for Malcolm Subban (25:45), the year of the EBUG (23:00), the success Dallas is seeing (26:50), trade request by Jake DeBrusk (30:20), the $25,000 fine handed down by the league to Rod Brind'Amour (32:00), and a few listener emails are answered (37:30).Outro Music: Marquis Hill ft. Brandon Alexander Williams - It Takes a VillageListen to the full "Modern Flows, Vol. 2" album hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: AM 560 Sports WQAM and Bally Sports Southwest.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.

    Manic Monday Montreal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 46:39

    Major shake-up in Montreal! Jeff and Elliotte discuss how everything unravelled this weekend in Montreal (2:30), when Jeff Gorton entered the picture, what's next for the Canadiens hockey operation department, and possible locations for Marc Bergevin as well as Scott Mellanby as they exit the organization after almost a decade.They also touch on the struggling Flyers (21:30), wonder if this is the week Vancouver make a move (24:00), Ottawa placing Matt Murray on waivers and what this says about the Senators (30:00), greater concerns over the All-Star Game and how it could impact the Olympics (35:00), Evander Kane finds new representation as he is put on waivers by the Sharks (39:00) and they wrap up the podcast talking about the bite heard round the hockey world, Brendan Lemieux biting Brady Tkachuk (39:45).This podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: John Cougar Colleencamp (@BillTouspille on Twitter)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.

    Canucks, Islanders and Stuff(ing)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 60:32

    Can Vancouver and the New York Islanders bounce back after a tough start to the season? Jeff and Elliotte wonder if we'll see changes in Vancouver and if so, where that might be (00:01), how the Islanders are managing their roster around COVID protocol (8:00), why the All-Star game in Las Vegas might look a bit different this season to limit the exposure to COVID-19 leading into the Olympics (17:00), the two-year extension of Jared Bednar in Colorado (27:15), hot starts for Alexander Ovechkin (37:30) and Nazem Kadri (31:00), and the guys answer some of your emails and voicemails (45:00).Music Outro: North Downs - Dad's Old TapesListen to their “Dad's Old Tapes” EP hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Archival support by Vasilios Michalopoulos.Audio Credits: Rogers TV and Sportsnet.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

    There's A Lot Going On

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 49:43

    Canucks lose again. Penguins for sale. New arena on the Island. Jeff and Elliotte cover off a lot of stories including another tough loss for Vancouver (00:01), if there's something going between Kevin Fiala and the Wild (6:30), they provide an update on the Omaha Lancers situation (10:00), Fenway Sports Group showing interest in purchasing the Pittsburgh Penguins and how they inquired about a possible merger with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (16:00), if the talks of a second team in Quebec is a conversation we should be taking seriously (22:30), Islanders open their new arena but are hit by heavy COVID protocol (28:30) and they take your questions and voicemails (37:00).Music Outro: M. H. Vernon - WhatchyaListen to his EP “Feel The Urgency” hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: AM 970 WFLA, Sportsnet 960 and Toronto Marlies.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

    Canucks on the Clock

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 60:00

    Vancouver is having a hard time finding its groove. Jeff and Elliotte discuss the struggling Canucks (1:30), what might be going wrong, possible changes, and how the market is reacting to the slow start. The guys also touch on Montreal (29:00), the Islanders coming home last place in the Metro (35:15), feedback from the Mike Forde interview (19:30), protecting the stars and how it might increase attendance (38:30), the situation with the Omaha Lancers (45:30) and they take some emails and your voicemails (50:00).Music Outro: Keys n Krates - CrescendoListen to their latest album “Orginal Classic” on SpotifyThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman.Audio Credits: MSG and Sportsnet.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

    Reorganizing Your Organization

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 50:33

    Jeff and Elliotte are joined by Mike Forde, Executive Chairman at Sportsology — a company that advises sports franchises on talent management and the creation of high-performance cultures. They discuss his scope of work in world sport (particularly in hockey, soccer and basketball), understanding the needs of an ownership group, their process in finding inefficiencies within an organizational structure, and some of the challenges that come with managing expectations in multilingual environments.Here is the article Elliotte talked about from The RingerThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, 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

    32 Goalie Thoughts - Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 31:35

    Kevin Woodley of In Goal Magazine & NHL.com is back to talk …. goalies! Jeff and Kevin discuss active goalie pads (1;30), goaltenders taking their training off the ice using virtual reality (8:00), pad design (17:00), the reverse-VH (20:30) and they take a voicemail question about the Boston Bruins goaltending situation (22:30).PLUS, THE THOUGHT LINE IS HERE! Call the podcast and leave your thoughts, comments and questions.Toll-Free: 1-833-311-3232Email the podcast 32thoughts@sportsnet.caMusic Outro: Shannon Shaw - Goodbye SummerListen to her solo debut record hereThis podcast is produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and guest hosted by Kevin Woodley.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

    32 Goalie Thoughts – Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 53:59

    If you like goalies, this episode is for you! Jeff is joined by “The Goalie Whisperer” from In Goal Magazine, Kevin Woodley. They cover off a lot from between the pipes like how goaltenders have had to adapt to new shooting styles (44:00) to the rise of elite Russian goaltenders (11:15) over the last few […]

    Weekend Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 49:50

    Chicago fires head coach Jeremy Colliton and assistant coaches Tomas Mitell and Sheldon Brookbank. Jeff and Elliotte discuss the promotion of Rockford head coach Derek King (2:10), the level of freedom interim GM Kyle Davidson has within the organization, and if this is a lost season for the Blackhawks. They also touch on Jack Eichel's […]

    The Eich-stravaganza

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 53:44

    The Buffalo Sabres have traded Jack Eichel! Elliotte tells us about his exclusive sit-down with the newest member of the Vegas Golden Knights (00:01) and when he plans to make his return to play.  The guys then break down the Jack Eichel saga from every perspective including Eichel's (8:45), Terry and Kim Pegula (15:00), Kevyn […]

    Should They Do It Again?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 32:11

    The League has spoken. The NHLPA is speaking. Kevin Cheveldayoff will speak soon. Jeff and Elliotte discuss the press conference held by commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly on Monday and provide some details around the executive board meeting held by the NHLPA. Music Outro: Michael Wilford – Rattle My Bones (ft. Sail […]

    Where Are We Going?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 50:16

    That's the question. Jeff and Elliotte take an in-depth look at the Kyle Beach story and where it might be headed following the findings from the Chicago Blackhawks internal investigation. They address the news of Kevin Cheveldayoff not facing discipline (5:00), Joel Quenneville resigning (11:00), Donald Fehr and the NHLPA (15:45), players from the 2010 […]

    A Brief Statement

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 5:30

    Early Season Panic

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 59:37

    A pair of Orginal Six teams are really struggling out of the gates. Jeff and Elliotte discuss why the Leafs (00:01) aren't playing to their potential, if changes are needed in Chicago (23:00) and list off some coaching candidates that are currently on the market (27:00). They also talk about the Red Wings and their […]

    “It's Not Revenge?”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 66:20

    And the Carolina Hurricanes continue to haunt the Montreal Canadiens. Jeff and Elliotte recap Jesperi Kotkaniemi's return to the Bell Centre (00:01), chuckle at what they saw post-game on social media and discuss Montreal's early struggles.  They also chat about Brady Tkachuk's return to the Senators (17:00), the goaltending situation in Calgary (20:00), Winnipeg getting […]

    ZEE-RO CHANCE! (stay till the end of the podcast)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 63:34

    Jeff and Elliotte debut their new segment on Hockey Night in Canada! They talk about the experience (00:01) and some of the topics from the segment including extension talks for John Klingberg (4:30), more Eichel updates (14:30), shortened rosters (42:00) and the new standards for officials (50:00). They also touch on Colorado being in on […]

    And Then There Were None. Everyone is Signed!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 60:25

    The season is underway and the 32 Thoughts podcast is back for its fifth season! Jeff and Elliotte give their thoughts on the first few days of action (37:00), break down the Nick Suzuki contract (10:15) along with Ryan Pulock's deal with the Islanders (31:20), Senators signing Brady Tkachuk (00:01), chat about Alexander Ovechkin's season […]

    Western Conference Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 43:12

    Jeff and Elliotte preview the NHL's Western Conference by division in alphabetical order.  Pacific Division Anaheim (1:20), Calgary (2:50), Oilers (4:50), Los Angles (7:35), San Jose (10:10), Seattle (13:25), Vancouver (15:15) and Vegas (17:50) Central Division Arizona (20:45), Chicago (24:10), Colorado (26:20), Dallas (27:30), Minnesota (29:10), Nashville (32:00), St. Louis (35:50) and Winnipeg (39:00) Music […]

    Eastern Conference Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 61:48

    Jeff and Elliotte preview the NHL's Eastern Conference by division in alphabetical order.  Metropolitan Division Carolina (3:30), Columbus (4:45), New Jersey (8:15), New York Islanders (12:10), New York Rangers (12:50), Philadelphia (20:20), Pittsburg (25:40) and Washington (28:20) Atlantic Division Boston (31:10), Buffalo (34:00), Detroit (39:00), Florida (42:10), Montreal (45:50). Ottawa (51:00), Tampa Bay (54:50) and […]

    Seth Jones, Anders Lee & Tim Stützle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 41:14

    Seth Jones of the Chicago Blackhawks joins Jeff and Elliotte (7:00) to talk about his eventful off-season, playing with his brother this season, knowing your worth, the new additions to the Blackhawks and what went down in Columbus last season. The guys then chat with Anders Lee (19:00) about his love of dogs and Gordie […]

    The In-Season Stanley Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 32:54

    Jeff and Elliotte have talked about doing the in-season Stanley Cup challenge for a couple of seasons but never had the time to coordinate it. But this season, they found the time and some friends to do it with!  The guys are joined by David Amber and Caroline Cameron of Sportsnet in the first annual […]

    Robin Lehner Speaks Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 41:21

    Over the weekend Robin Lehner went to Twitter to address the Jack Eichel situation, how the Sabres handled his ankle injury, teams giving “benzodiazepines to employees when they travel and Ambien”, and the treatment of players in Philadelphia by Alan Vigneault. Jeff and Elliotte address Lehner's tweets (00:01) and discuss how teams, the league and […]

    Darnell Nurse, Matthew Tkachuk & Andrew Mangiapane

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 48:34

    Darnell Nurse (10:00) chats with Jeff and Elliotte about his new contract with the Oilers and the negotiation process, playing and living with Connor McDavid, and a book that helped him manage his emotions throughout the season. Matthew Tkachuk (21:30) joins the podcast to talk about the struggles his team had last season, managing emotions […]

    A Proposal for the NHL's Eichel Problem

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 58:55

    The news pods are back! Jeff and Elliotte kick off this episode by previewing the upcoming “All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs” docuseries on Amazon Prime (00:01) as they had the opportunity to screen it before its release on  October 1st. They then discuss the ongoing Jack Eichel situation in Buffalo and wonder if the […]

    Nathan MacKinnon, Drew Doughty & Steven Stamkos

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 68:33

    Nathan Mackinnon (15:00) addresses the Nikita Zadorov comments from the summer, the importance of Gabriel Landeskog to the Avalanche, the process in Colorado, how he overcomes the feeling of being hesitant on the ice, and he tells the guys about an interesting line he played against this summer (that we could potentially see at the […]

    Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, Tyler Toffoli & Nick Suzuki

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 62:12

    Auston Matthews (11:20) talks about his eventful off-season, how he's feeling after his wrist surgery, what he's excited about most this season, and he reflects on last season. Mitch Marner (24:30) discusses how he plans on blocking out the noise, staying in touch with Auston Matthews throughout the summer, what he was best known for […]

    Bill Daly, Marc-André Fleury & Jack Hughes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 54:58

    Bill Daly joins Jeff and Elliotte (10:00) to talk about arena capacity, salary cap, Olympics, COVID-19 protocol, Evander Kane, the Chicago Blackhawks investigation, data-tracking pucks, gambling, and the Arizona Coyotes. Marc Andre-Fleury joins the podcast (26:45) to talk about his trade to Chicago, how this could potentially be his last season, most memorable moments from […]

    Pierre-Luc Dubois, Mark Scheifele & Jason Dickinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 50:20

    Pierre-Luc Dubois chats with Jeff and Elliotte (7:20) about his skate-filled summer, focusing on his physical and mental health, watching different players around the league, and why he likes playing with Russian players. Mark Scheifele joins the podcast (27:00) to chat about his skates with Ryan O'Reilly and Adam Oates in Lucan, Ontario, how he […]

    What's In A Name? From the NWHL to the PHF

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 23:58

    The National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) is rebranding to become the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF). Tyler Tumminia, the commissioner of the PHF, joins Jeff and Elliotte to talk about the rebrand, why they made the change, conversations with other leagues, why they took “women” out of the league name, how does a rebrand of a […]

    Kot-CANE-emi

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 36:28

    Jesperi Kotkaniemi is a member of the Caroline Hurricanes. Jeff and Elliotte break down what went wrong between Kotkaniemi and Montreal Canadiens (00:01), why it's challenging to find a quality centre in the NHL (Christian Dvorak traded to the Canadiens), what Carolina expects from Kotkaniemi, and if teams will view offer sheets differently going forward. […]

    Summer Offer Sheet Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2021 23:29

    The Caroline Hurricanes strike back — two years later! On Saturday, the Canes tendered an offer sheet to restricted free agent Jesperi Kotkaniemi for one-year, $6.1-million. Jeff and Elliotte break down some of the details and possible thinking behind the offer sheet (1:30), discuss how Carolina decided to present the announcement publicly, contract extension talks […]

    Braiden Epp: Ready For The Fight

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 28:26

    Earlier this year, the former captain of the Prince George Spruce Kings turned referee was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. When 24-year-old Braiden Epp received the news, he quickly got involved in helping to find a cure for the disease.  Braiden joins Jeff and Elliotte to talk about some of the challenges he has faced since […]

    Here's 32 Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 110:46

    What a season! Jeff and Elliotte provide their thoughts on all 32 teams and what we might see from some GMs in the coming days/weeks. They also touch on the Evander Kane gambling allegations (00:00) and provide some context to the situation. Pacific: Ducks (6:00), Flames (9:00), Oilers (10:30), Kings (16:30), Sharks (19:10), Kraken (21:00), […]

    Why Eichel Wants a Disc Replacement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 39:27

    Dr. Chad Prusmack is a neurosurgeon based in Colorado who has provided Jack Eichel with a recommendation to correct a herniated disc in his neck by proceeding with artificial disc replacement surgery. Jeff and Elliotte chat with Dr. Prusmack about the procedure, the recovery and the risk associated with the surgery, and why this surgery […]

    The Good and Bad of Draft Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 57:18

    It was almost a perfect week for the NHL. Jeff and Elliotte kick off the podcast (00:00) discussing how the first round of the draft ended, how surprised they were by Montreal picking Logan Mailloux, if this can be avoided in the future, and how Chicago decided to make their first-round selection. They also chat […]

    Quick Expansion Chat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 27:40

    The Seattle Kraken has chosen their roster. Jeff and Elliotte talk about the day leading up to the expansion draft, why the Kraken didn't pick up Carey Price (4:00), if Mark Giordano will be on the 2021-22 Seattle Kraken roster, and some thoughts on the overall team. They also discuss Adam Larrson's time in Edmonton […]

    The Price is Right?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 36:51

    The Seattle Kraken are going to have some fun this week. Jeff and Elliotte open up the podcast with a deep dive into what they have been hearing out of Montreal (00:00), Seattle's potential interest in Carey Price, and the risks associated with picking up the Vezina winning goaltender. They also discuss the situation in […]

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