32 Thoughts: The Podcast

Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman know their hockey. Whether it’s the pros or juniors, they are always plugged in to the latest news, rumours and stories that you should know from around the game.

Plus, look for bonus breaking news episodes and interviews with some of the most interesting personalities in hockey.

Recent Episodes
Nov 26, 2021
Canucks, Islanders and Stuff(ing)

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 Tapes

Listen to their “Dad’s Old Tapes” EP here

This 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

Nov 22, 2021
There's A Lot Going On

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 - Whatchya

Listen to his EP “Feel The Urgency” here

This 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

Nov 19, 2021
Canucks on the Clock

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 - Crescendo

Listen to their latest album “Orginal Classic” on Spotify

This 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

Nov 16, 2021
Reorganizing Your Organization

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 Ringer

This 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

Nov 15, 2021
32 Goalie Thoughts - Part 2

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).

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Music Outro: Shannon Shaw - Goodbye Summer

Listen to her solo debut record here

This 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