Best known for his long-time role on Hockey Night in Canada, Elliotte Friedman also has extensive experience as a member of the CBC/Radio-Canada Olympic Games broadcast team, having covered four previous Games with the network. At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Friedman will provide play-by-play commentary for CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage of swimming and diving events.
Friedman worked with CBC Sports from 2003 to 2014 as part of the broadcast team for Hockey Night in Canada and the CFL on CBC as well as covering a variety of other sports over the course of his career with the network. He joined Sportsnet in 2014 and also works with NHL Network.
Prior to joining CBC, Friedman worked at The Score and was widely regarded as one of the best reporters in Canada. Throughout his career, Friedman has covered a myriad of sports in several mediums. He began his professional career in 1994 with The Fan 590 covering Toronto Raptors games and was also the "third man in the booth" and pre-game reporter on Toronto Blue Jays radio broadcasts in 1998.
He was named the Telemedia Reporter of the Year in 1996.
Friedman has also freelanced for the London Free Press and the Toronto Star.