Reflecting on the Kraken’s Week

    This past week was a busy one for us here in the Pacific Northwest, eh? In many ways the Seattle Kraken officially joined the league with the addition of a roster and their participation in their first ever NHL entry draft. Now that we are a few days removed from it all, I thought IContinue reading “Reflecting on the Kraken’s Week”

Quick Thoughts From Expansion Draft Media Availability

Quick thoughts from media availability – Inevitably, the questions about the pressure brought on by the amazing start the Vegas Golden Knights franchise had, have to roll around. Former Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger is taking a unique approach to the lofty expectations. “If anything, that’s just a positive for us to build off of…seeingContinue reading “Quick Thoughts From Expansion Draft Media Availability”

Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Pick Tracker

Picks for the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft have started leaking this morning! Keep track of them here with the Emerald City Hockey Expansion Draft Pick Tracker: Anaheim Ducks: Haydn Fleury, D Arizona Coyotes: Tyler Pitlick, LW Boston Bruins: Jeremy Lauzon, D Buffalo Sabres: Will Borgen, D Calgary Flames: Mark Giordano, D Carolina Hurricanes: Morgan Geekie,Continue reading “Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Pick Tracker”

ECH Special: Reviewing All 30 Expansion Draft Protection Lists

Now that the protection lists have been handed in and the roster freeze is in effect, we have a much clearer picture of what the Seattle Kraken are going to have available to them in the expansion draft later this week. Who should GM Ron Francis target? Who should he avoid? We give our takesContinue reading “ECH Special: Reviewing All 30 Expansion Draft Protection Lists”

Expansion Draft Protection Lists Released

This morning, the NHL released the lists of protected players for all 30 NHL teams who will participate in next Wednesday’s Seattle Kraken expansion draft. The Kraken will be free to choose one player per team from the players left exposed. For more on how the expansion draft process works, see our Expansion Draft ExplainedContinue reading “Expansion Draft Protection Lists Released”

Kraken Announce Details For Expansion Draft Event At Gas Works Park

Today the Kraken and the NHL announced details for their live expansion draft event that will be held July 21st at Gas Works Park in Northlake. The event will start at 3:30PM PT, while the televised portion of the event that includes the announcement of the Kraken’s expansion draft selections will begin at 5:00. TheContinue reading “Kraken Announce Details For Expansion Draft Event At Gas Works Park”