32 Thoughts: The Podcast

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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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292 episodes

The Islanders Owe Us A Massage

Elliotte is stuck in Florida and he cancelled his massage! Jeff and Elliotte discuss the Bo Horvat extension with the Islanders, how it all went down and what this means for the future of the team (3:50). The guys then get into Dylan Larkin and his talks with the Red Wings (13:10), the Capitals signing a pair of players (36:25), what Vancouver and Carolina might do with their additional cap space (39:00) and will we see Chicago move their  big names (46:45). They also put out a few suggestions on how to improve the All-Star Game (16:50), the Senators firing Troy Mann (42:30) and they take your questions (1:05:10). Plus, the guys catch up with Vancouver All-Star Elias Pettersson while in Florida (49:10). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Void Complet - Hey Look I Know Listen to the full track HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/1AQEcir7YmscngN0axRlWf?si=9020bc47b3984fe4 GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Video support is provided by Nicholas Andrade. 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.

1h 18m
Feb 06
Beach Side At All-Star

Greetings from Fort Lauderdale! Jeff and Elliotte go down memory lane talking about the Panthers and their history (00:01), All-Star location rotation (12:00), a quick chat with Steve Mayer about Crosby and Ovechkin at the Skills Competition (13:50), the Bo Horvat trade and his chat with Elliotte in Florida (21:00), latest from Vancouver (23:50), Vladimir Tarasenko’s third person comments (24:50) and what’s happening with David Pastrňák (28:00) as well as Dylan Larkin (29:10), the NHLPA narrows down their candidates (30:00), Mark Stone injury (57:45) and where will Timo Meier end up (59:00). Plus, the guys chat with Leon Draisaitl (38:40) and Nazem Kadri (48:40). Music Outro: Tearing Up - Local Legend LISTEN TO THEIR LATEST ALBUM HERE https://tearingup.bandcamp.com/ This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Video support was provided by Nicholas Andrade. 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.

1h 2m
Feb 03
After The Horn: Arber Xhekaj

Arber Xhekaj's unlikely road to the NHL is about more than just not being drafted. The Habs rookie learned about fighting for opportunities from his parents' unbelievable journey. Elliotte sits down with Arber along with his Jack and Simona to get the whole story. WATCH THE “AFTER THE HORN” FEATURE ON ARBER XHEKAJ https://youtu.be/6DisSoV0wJs We would like to thank Chantel Machabee & Charles Saindon-Courtois from the Montreal Canada communications team for helping us with this piece  — the feature was directed by Jeremy McElhanney, edited by Mark Wade and produced by Amil Delic. This story was told by Elliotte Friedman. Video management was handled by Zack Hajas. And finally, thanks to Simona, Jack and Arber for sharing their story. Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail 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.

1h 14m
Feb 01
Don’t Debug The EBUG

A busy week ahead! Jeff and Elliotte discuss the altercation between Troy Stecher and Trevor Zegras (01:00), what the NHLPA has planned this week at All-Star (7:15), the latest on Nick Bjugstad (16:15) and Carson Soucy (18:00), Jordan Binnington up to his old tricks (22:45), Oilers call on their EBUG, Matt Berlin (24:25), more Canucks talk (31:50), the financially fit Bruins and the guys take your questions (39:15). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: abracadabra - talk talk LISTEN TO THEIR LATEST ALBUM HERE https://open.spotify.com/album/5BGBT8zHD3JnriQc4sYgcS?si=24DD5cHcS62YwWGyPp3_Hw This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Social support was provided by Griffin Porter. Audio Credits: Bally Sports West, Fox News 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.

51m
Jan 30
Nobody Tanks

What’s going on with Bally Sports? Jeff and Elliotte discuss the Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned Bally Sports Network (America’s largest owner of local sports channels) as they appear to be going towards an $8.6 billion debt restructuring in bankruptcy court, how this might impact the NHL (12 teams currently broadcast with Bally Sports) and if this could affect the salary cap. They then discuss Gary Bettman’s comments about teams tanking (9:10), the Sharks-Avalanche trade (16:20), what the Islanders might be doing as we near the trade deadline (21:00), the goaltending situation in Pittsburgh (26:35), fight night in Saint Paul, Minnesota (29:50), Ryan O’Reilly and the St. Louis Blues (34:00), New Jersey looking to make moves (36:00) and the Canucks sign Andrei Kuzmenko (38:24). The guys say a few words about Senators assistant coach, Bob Jones, who was recently diagnosed with ALS (42:10). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Tearing Up - Said Something LISTEN TO THE FULL ALBUM HERE https://open.spotify.com/album/24f1O04qKAbfjuS155GVgs GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Social support was provided by Griffin Porter and our music supervisor is Carson Illidge. Audio Credits: Devils Radio Network, ESPN, NBC Sports Bay Area, Sportsnet, Vancouver Canucks (Twitter) and WRHU. 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.

44m
Jan 27
Connor Hellebuyck

He’s won the Vezina Trophy and is now a published author. Connor Hellebuyck joins Jeff and Elliotte in Toronto to talk about his mental wellness flipbook for kids, Weasel & Bucky, tells the guys why it was important to him to write the book, how he manages his mental health and books he read as a kid. They also get into his playing days in Odessa, the evolution of goalie gear, players that annoy him most, the Jets memorable run in 2017-18, the team under Rick Bowness, fishing with Dustin Byfuglien, how his goals have changed over the years, growing up a Red Wings fan and what he love most about Winnipeg. CHECK OUT CONNOR’S “WEASEL & BUCKY” BOOK HERE https://truenorthshop.com/products/p11-weasel-bucky-book Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Bamily - Little Brother LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/0cNO6rx4hXgSy0XPg5074l?si=b95eec45a0064442 This podcast was 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.

41m
Jan 25
Goodbye, Gabby

Canucks begin to make changes. Jeff and Elliotte breakdown the hour-long press conference the Canucks held on Sunday (1:00) announcing Rick Tocchet as the franchise's 21st head coach, the dismissal of Bruce Boudreau and Trent Cull, and what might be next for Bo Horvat (24:30). They guys also chat about Timo Meier (28:10), Vladislav Gavrikov (29:10), Cohen Snow announcing the Flames' starting lineup (31:45), Darryl Sutter’s post-game comments on Jakob Pelletier’s NHL debut (32:20), the latest on Jonathan Toews & Patrick Kane (37:55), Matt Dumba (42:40), the red hot Oilers (40:40) and they take your questions (43:36). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Kacey Johansing - I Try LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/7zd0Z7AqI2CVkU8kxhDPVU?si=4f445f5c992749e6 This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Social support was provided by Griffin Porter. Audio Credits: Calgary Flames & 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.

57m
Jan 23
Bo Goes?

We are LIVE from Owen Sound, Ontario for Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada! Jeff and Elliotte kick off the podcast with some news from around the league including the latest with Bo Horvat (1:00) and Matt Dumba (5:45), Mathieu Joseph scratched against the Penguins (9:15) and Ivan Provorov choosing not to take part in the pre-game skate on Flyers Pride Night (12:50). Then the guys welcome you to beautiful Heartwood Hall in Owen Sound for their live show where they are joined by Lanny McDonald (and the Stanley Cup - 38:40), Blayre Turnbull (57:00), Les Binkley (1:14:15), Joey Hishon (1:30:45), Bobby Ryan (1:47:25) and Mike Futa (2:01:30). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Big thanks to BIDINIBAND https://open.spotify.com/artist/4II80QgpKlaDN03GZFovOc?si=SHzUN38oT9SG6Jv9Kwyxcw for taking part in the live show! This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Mike Rogerson provided editing support for this episode and musical supervision was conducted by Caron Illidge. 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.

2h 24m
Jan 20
Nigel Dawes

While in Germany, Elliotte sat down with hockey journeyman, Nigel Dawes, inside the Alder Mannheim locker room after practice. Nigel tells Elliotte about winning the Memorial Cup with Kootenay, playing on the best World Junior team ever, what it was like playing with Anthony Stewart, scoring his first goal, sharing a dressing room with Jaromír Jágr, why he chose to play overseas, the best advice he got about playing in Russia and the passion European fans have for the game. Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Havana Swim Club - Lagoon LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/1Li9A4C8S4n2n4LEviFcl1?si=86eb570244104ccf This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Editing support provided by Mike Rogerson, Audio Credits: CBC. 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.

34m
Jan 18
Remembering Gino

Jeff and Elliotte remember Canucks great, Gino Odjick, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 52. (00:10). They then talk Vancouver (5:00), their coaching situation, what they might be doing with Bo Horvat before moving on to the latest with the Boston and David Pastrňák (17:40), Bruins signing Pavel Zacha (21:00), potential moves in Arizona (22:30), Vince Dunn (24:00), Seattle setting records (26:15), Ottawa “embarrassed” (34:10), Chicago’s plan (36:00) and they guys take your questions (41:00). Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: TESSEL - idk LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/0y3Q2E7SzpGJ1sSroObNYD?si=08ec23a599e74bf1 This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Audio Credits: CBC, KJR FM, NBC Sports Chicago, Sportsnet and Sportsnet 650. 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.

57m
Jan 16
Tick Tocc

Never a dull moment out west! Jeff and Elliotte do a deep dive into the Vancouver Canucks (1:00), their coaching situation and comments made by Quinn Hughes following their loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. They then talk about the red-hot Kraken (13:45), K'Andre Miller’s heroics (17:50), the latest on Patrick Kane (21:15), Minnesota Wild and Matt Dumba (25:15), the injury to Auston Matthews (28:45) and the All-Star Game in Toronto in 2024 (50:50), the ceremony for P.K. Subban in Montreal (36:10), potential concerns in Colorado (42:00), Joe Sakic being named to the Hall of Fame selection committee (43:30), they recap the Ryan McDonagh interview (51:30), marvel at the goal scored by Nela Lopusanova at the Women’s U18 Hockey Championship and they add more tickets to the live show in Owen Sound on Jan. 19th (58:45). Email and leave us a voicemail answering the following question — Which NHL team has drafted the most Owen Sound Attack players? Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: Skinny Dyck - Dreamin’ LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/5Oafp3bfERluOFQ5rwaetw?si=efff4e58a8a54c51 This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW WITH RYAN MCDONAGH HERE https://youtu.be/EWpTISbA9BU Audio Credits: 104.5 The Team, KJR AM, NBS Sports Chicago, Sportsnet, Sportsnet 650, Toronto Maple Leafs Radio Network and WFLA. 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.

1h 2m
Jan 13
Ryan McDonagh

Jeff and Elliotte are joined by Nashville Predators defencemen Ryan McDonagh at TERRONI ON ADELAIDE https://www.terroni.com/locations/terroni-adelaide in downtown Toronto. He talks about his relationship with pain, love of fantasy football, playing in front of three all-star goaltenders, the art of blocking a shot, why Nashville was the right fit, his AHL days playing with Wade Redden, being asked to sign a truck in New York, playing physical against your friends, better travel schedule in the Central Division, the emotions of going from the Stanley Cup Final to being moved, and he talks the guys about his passion for the grill. Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: HalfNoise - Moody Disco Blue LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/31d8RGvHBYyAS1rsDDMXyg?si=fa7606cb16b44dfa This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Audio Credits: Bally Sports Sun, NBC Sports 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.

37m
Jan 11
What’s Up With …

Elliotte’s pipes are getting better. The guys kick things off by talking about Patrick Kane and what might be happening with him and the Blackhawks (2:20), Philadelphia and Ivan Provorov (6:45), the latest on the All-Star Skills Competitions (13:00) and All-Star fan voting (21:00, the exciting game between the Wild and Sabres (22:20), Buffalo’s goaltending dilemma (27:10), Oilers looking to strengthen their defensive core (35:30), crazy junior hockey trades (39:30) and the gents take your questions (47:15). Plus, the podcast is hitting the road again (32:20)! This time for Hockey Day in Canada in Owen Sound, Ontario on Jan. 19th (Thursday) at 3 pm EST at Heartwood Concert Hall. We have some tickets to give away! Email and leave us a voicemail answering the following question — Which NHL team has drafted the most Owen Sound Attack players? Winners will be picked on Monday, Jan. 16th. Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: The Redwalls - Colorful Revolution LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/00F2J6Du0rcyvY6rP1UHKW?si=4b7c68832cd446f6 This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCHANDISE HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Audio Credits: MSG, NBC Sports Chicago 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.

55m
Jan 09
Jordan Eberle

Elliotte sits down with Seattle Kraken winger Jordan Eberle to talk about World Juniors and Connor Bedard, his friendship with Matt Barzal and AN INFAMOUS TWEET FROM 2012 https://twitter.com/jeberle_7/status/952901505912266758, he tells a great Lou Lamoriello story, shares some of his memories from his time in Edmonton, talks about the Islanders and what made the team so special, tells us about a song he wrote with Anders Lee & Barzal, his anti-bullying initiative and Elliotte brings out his songs guitar for Jordan to strum a few notes. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Say Hi - Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/3D3OSx74Id3Xo0jjTo9qvy?si=989f9875be8745c4 This podcast was mixed by Mike Rogerson, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Audio Credits: NHL Network & Zomba Recordings 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.

39m
Jan 06
Phil Bourque

Pittsburgh Penguins analyst and 2-time Stanley Cup Champion, Phil Bourque, joins Jeff and Elliotte in their hotel lobby bar ahead of the Winter Classic in Boston. Phil talks to the guys about his Boston roots,  wearing a Jofa helmet, shares a few stories about Mario Lemieux and Jaromír Jágr, tells us how he fixed the Stanley Cup in 1992, why Pittsburgh stuck with him even after he was arrested early on in his career, if he ever had doubts about the team staying in Pittsburgh and he gives his thoughts on current big three on the Penguins. You can get your own copy of "IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK: STORIES FROM THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS ICE, LOCKER ROOM, AND PRESS BOX https://www.triumphbooks.com/if-these-walls-could-talk--pittsburgh-penguins-products-9781629374109.php?page_id=30&cid=486318" GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Sonora - Fall LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/4nwP2iRJ3oihc9GEiiLILg?si=a7d70c9439964888 This podcast was mixed by Mike Rogerson, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Audio Credits: CBC, CBS and NHL 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.

47m
Jan 04
From The Green Monster

We’re in Boston! Jeff and Elliotte chat about the Winter Classic from the Green Monster. They talk Bruins (4:10), Penguins (8:30), how players feel about these events (11:50), Heritage Classic in Edmonton next season (24:30) and Steve Mayer joins the guys to tour Fenway Park and talks about the All-Star Game in Florida (16:40). They also touch on some news including the contract extension for Joe Pavelski (25:30), J.T. Miller (32:00), the direction of the Maple Leafs (34:10), the return of Eric Comrie (36:00), the Blues (37:40) and the biggest takeaway from 2022 (39:40). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Rudy Norman - Back to the Streets LISTEN TO THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/3j0vSyurUS7A1Cyc0m76Ab?si=e8faa483a9ab4ef7 This podcast was mixed by Mike Rogerson, 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.

44m
Jan 02
Fined For Flying

Back after a short break! Elliotte kicks things off with an insert talking Maple Leafs-Coyotes (1:00) and Alexis Lafreniere (3:10). Then the real fun begins as Jeff and Elliotte chat about Toronto and their pair of fines (6:30), the culture in Philadelphia (22:05), latest on Jakob Chychrun (27:30), wonder if the Kings will adding players (29:00), where the Panthers might go from here (31:20), Tyler Ennis at the Spengler Cup (33:30), the Bruins and  David Pastrňák (35:45), Winter Classic at Fenway Park (42:45), thoughts on the World Juniors (45:30) and Sam Ganger plays in his 1000th game (49:30). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: New Bleach - Night LISTEN TO THEIR DEBUT ALBUM HERE https://open.spotify.com/album/2lMhn8Og8hUJRz8xrtaPrI?si=xX2Ivh31TR2VM0ICxcPu0Q This podcast was mixed by Mike Rogerson, 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.

55m
Dec 30, 2022
Marián Hossa

3-time Stanley Cup Champion and Hockey Hall of Famer, Marián Hossa, joins Jeff and Elliotte to talk about his new book “My Journey from Trencín to the Hall of Fame”, Slovakian hockey players he grew up watching, his NHL journey, how he developed his ability to take a pass, training with Zdeno Chára and the next generation of Slovakian hockey players. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Music Outro: Jane’s Party - Live Again Listen to their latest recorded here: HTTPS://JANESPARTY.COM/ https://janesparty.com/ This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Additional production support was provided by Jeff Azzopardi and Luis Rameriz provided the social media assets. Audio Credits: NBC Sports Chicago. 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.

34m
Dec 28, 2022
The 3rd Annual Holiday Party

It’s that time of year! Jeff and Elliotte would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual 32 Thoughts Holiday Party! We welcome to the party play-by-play voice of the Calgary Flames Rick Ball (2:00), Blake Murphy of Sportsnet 590 The FAN (19:20), former director of scouting and current Sportsnet analyst Jason Bukala (37:20), Emily Kaplan of NHL on ESPN (55:00), play-by-play voice of the Edmonton Oilers Jack Michaels (1:11:45), Sportsnet 590 The FAN host Justin Bourne (1:31:10), head of business affairs at Sportsnet Deidra Dionne (1:47:10), Sportsnet broadcast associate Usama Farooq (2:03:40), studio host of NHL on TNT Liam McHugh (2:09:30), Sportsnet & Hockey Night in Canada  researcher Stan Nieradka (2:27:30) and producer & reporter Amrit Gill (2:40:25). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail. This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Audio Credits: 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.

2h 53m
Dec 23, 2022
Nigel Kirwan

He is the longest-serving employee of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Nigel Kirwan currently serves as the video coach of the Bolts and his journey to the NHL was different than most. He joins Jeff and Elliotte to talk about his unique career path, and friendships he’s made along the way, tells some untold stories from the team plane, goes into detail about the 2019 Columbus series, compares 2004 vs 2020/2021 Stanley Cup teams, talks about some fun advertising campaigns like “Seeing Stamkos", Rick Dudley’s feng shui phase and what it’s like to work for Steve Yzerman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Music Outro: Brasstronauts - Hawk FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/4zeM8T4J2ThjtT4UEhKTyz?si=ff8590fac3ae4a7f Audio Credits: ABC, Fox Sports 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.

55m
Dec 21, 2022
Untouchable

Buckle up! Jeff and Elliotte get into the situation in Vancouver (2:00), the latest on the struggling Flyers (10:16), what the Predators are doing (17:10), the Rangers find their stride (23:45) as does Carolina (29:40), they discuss the news around the schedule next season (51:40) and what we might see from the salary cap (55:30). They guys also have a pretty fierce debate about the Connor McDavid offside against the Blues (41:40), tip their hat to Blake Wheeler (37:00) and take your questions (1:01:20). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Music Outro: Mac Saturn - Mr. Cadillac FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/6YtA3thnyWrFTjY2poYj7S?si=d219e79682264a6e Audio Credits: 105.9 The X, 99.9 The Fan, CHED, FOX Sports 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.

1h 18m
Dec 19, 2022
Oettinger Understood The Assignment

The chase is on! Jeff and Elliotte kick things off by talking about Alexander Ovechkin’s chase of the goal-scoring record (00:10) and how Jack Oettinger had other ideas with a little motivation from Pete DeBoer. They also get into the salary cap as it was discussed at the Board of Governors meetings this week (8:10), wonder if we’ll see a new look to the schedule next season (16:10), Ryan Reynolds and the Senators (18:40), potentially more expansion (21:20), the Ducks get a win (22:50), David Perron plays in his 1000th game (26:05) and they explain why teams might be interested in Karel Vejmelka (32:55). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Music Outro: Aviator Stash - LEFTY FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/44MYD2xTkVyYcnFmObclM0?si=4f393a0853954785 Audio Credits: Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports SoCal, LA Kings Audio Network, Sportsnet and WJFK 106.7 FM. 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.

38m
Dec 16, 2022
Todd McLellan

Jeff and Elliotte sit down with the head coach of the L.A. Kings, Todd McLellan, to talk about the high scoring we've seen as of late, his theory on goaltending, how he keeps current, mixing in veterans and rookies, what he writes in his notebook, coaching in Detriot, interviewing with the San Jose Sharks, the difference between Pavel Datsyuk's blade and Leon Draisaitl's blade, and he shares some of his memories from the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail 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.

48m
Dec 14, 2022
Who's Taking Tolvanen?

A weekend filled with news, a delayed flight and a teddy bear toss! Jeff and Elliotte (in Florida) recap their busy weekend (00:10), discuss why the Predators placed Eeli Tolvanen on waivers (4:40), the latest on Jesse Puljujärvi (9:30), Milan Lucic was a health scratch (13:30), Darryl Sutter has some thoughts about the refereeing in Toronto (16:50), Vancouver (21:00), Seattle look like they’re for real (25:30), what’s on the agenda at the Board of Governors meetings in Florida (30:00) and Kevin Bieksa has his say on Chara’s comments about the 2011 Stanley Cup Final (32:10). The guys also preview their upcoming interview with LA Kings head coach Todd McLellan (36:00). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network, KJR AM and Sportsnet and WQAM-AM. 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.

40m
Dec 12, 2022
Tage Five

Let the debate begin! The guys discuss the 5-goal game from Tage Thompson and Jeff wonders if he should have played more in the 3rd period to have a chance to break Joe Malone’s 102-year-old record (6:00). But before they get into that, they chat about the comments made by Zdeno Chara on the Games With Names podcast regarding the 2011 Vancouver Canucks (0:10). They also get to the Columbus Blue Jackets (19:00), Calgary calling up Matthew Phillips (23:40), the latest on Brock Boeser (26:40) and Luke Schenn (28:10), the Kings and Trevor Moore (30:50), Cam York gets the call to Philadelphia (31:25), the comments made by Jesse Puljujärvi (32:40), Mitch Marner extends the point streak to 21 games (36:00), Elliotte also address the latest on Adam Pelech (39:00) and Patrick Kane (40:00), and Kelly Hrudey drops by to talk about Wayne Gretzky’s slap shot (43:00). This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: AUGUSTA - Little Birds FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/artist/1s80V4eBQvZ1cGRteuV4iW?si=qTPBqFnCRgWXoBK1ii4FYg FOLLOW THE BAND HERE https://www.instagram.com/augustatheband/ Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: CBC, Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network, Games with Names podcast, TNT 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.

48m
Dec 09, 2022
Bryan Trottier

He’s a Hall of Famer, Stanley Cup Champion and an author. HIS NEW BOOK IS CALLED ALL ROADS HOME https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/576938/all-roads-home-by-bryan-trottier-and-stephen-brunt/and Bryan Trottier joined Jeff and Elliotte to chat about his career, former coaches, Mike Bossy and Clark Gillies, coaching the New York Rangers, the impact Bill Torrey had on his career, winning 19 consecutive playoff series, growing up in Saskatchewan, lessons from his father, his junior hockey days and what he has in common with Elliotte. This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW ON VIDEO HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlvCus64X3A GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: Aloa Input - Another Rainbow FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://open.spotify.com/track/3vd5VzCrzgzNoHWSThyYgU?si=71bd23f88af7407f Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: CBC 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.

53m
Dec 07, 2022
Imminent And Under The Bus

Busy weekend for the guys! Jeff and Elliotte chat about the Erik Karlsson chat on Hockey Night (00:10) and the challenges with moving the contract, Brock Boeser and the Vancouver Canucks (12:25), the 2024 All-Star game (42:20), and Ottawa opening up their data room this week as they get closer to selling the franchise (52:00). They also discuss the New York Ranger (36:40), Jacob Trouba (30:00), Jordan Binnington (38:00), the Winnipeg Jets (47:10), and they attempt to define the word “Imminent” (22:00). Plus, they take your questions (56:00)! This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: Lucy Daydream - Drippy FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://music.apple.com/ca/album/dizzy/1563749283?i=1563749939 Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: AT&T SportsNet, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports South, MSG, Phillip Thompson (Twitter), Sharks Audio Network 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.

1h 4m
Dec 05, 2022
Pheeeeeee-Nom

November is behind us. Jeff and Elliotte give their thoughts on the Connor Bedard trade situation and give both sides of the argument (00:10), talk about Cal Petersen and the LA Kings (20:00), Steven Stamkos hitting the 1,000-point mark (27:00), the latest from Philadelphia (30:30), what’s next for the Penguins and Kris Letang (32:30), Sean Monahan returns to Calgary (35:40), a wild season for goalies (38:00), Roberto Luongo enters the Ring of Honour in Vancouver (40:45) and Alex Formenton fails to reach a deal with the Senators (44:10). The guys then go through some of the biggest on-ice stories for the month of November (45:30). GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: Hey Major - Our World FIND THE FULL TRACK HERE https://heymajor.lnk.tt/OurWorldPR This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: Bally Sports West, Bally Sports Southwest, CBC, Sportsnet, The Journal News, WFLA 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.

1h 5m
Dec 02, 2022
Mask On, Mask Off

A wild couple of days! Jeff and Elliotte discuss the Connor Hellebuyck mask situation (00:50), the NHLPA reaching out to the league about fans throwing objects on the ice (8:45), nets coming out of their pegs (10:30), Jakob Chychrun and the Sabres (18;00), which rookies might be going down to their junior team (23:10), what the Oilers are in need of at the moment (25:45) as well as Philadelphia (27:20) and the latest out of Vancouver including the Rachel Doerrie’s Human Rights Complaint against the Canucks (28:15). This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: Crystal Glass - Void (FULL TRACK) https://music.apple.com/ca/album/void/1651483129?i=1651483130 Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Southwest, CHED 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.

34m
Nov 28, 2022
The King

Jeff and Elliotte pay tribute to Börje Salming (00:10). They also discuss the latest 32 Thoughts blog where Elliotte talks about Patric Hörnqvist (12:20) and Jesper Bratt (14:50), the crazy game between Toronto-New Jersey (15:50), Ryan Reaves being traded to the Wild (26:40), what might be next for the Senators (29:00) and the Canucks seem to be finding a bit of rhythm (33:30). Borje Salming ALS Foundation: https://borjesalmingstiftelse.se/en/home/ This podcast was produced and mixed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. GET YOUR 32 THOUGHTS MERCH HERE https://www.shopsportsnet.store/collections/32-thoughts Music Outro: Broder Daniel - No Time For Us (FULL TRACK https://music.apple.com/ca/album/no-time-for-us-acoustic-version/691402553?i=691406273) Email the podcast at 32thoughts@sportsnet.ca or call The Thought Line at 1-833-311-3232 and leave us a voicemail Audio Credits: 104.5 The Team, CBC, NHL Network and SVT. 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.

36m
Nov 25, 2022