Last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Montréal Canadiens in five games, closing out the last Stanley Cup Final before the Kraken enter the league. While the Lightning’s victory marks the end of the 2020-21 NHL season, it also signals the start of a mad scramble to prepare for the upcoming Seattle Kraken expansionContinue reading “Offseason Moves: 5 Teams To Watch Before The Expansion Draft”
Tag Archives: Expansion Draft
How Could The Dave Hakstol Hire Affect The Expansion Draft?
One week ago, the Kraken hired Dave Hakstol as their first ever head coach. The decision to bring Hakstol aboard was the culmination of a long and thorough coaching search, which Kraken general manager Ron Francis confirmed dated back over a year. The hire came not a moment too soon, as the Kraken’s expansion draftContinue reading “How Could The Dave Hakstol Hire Affect The Expansion Draft?”
Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Explained
We’ve received a lot of great questions about the Seattle Kraken’s Expansion Draft, so we made a video explaining exactly how the Expansion Draft works:
ECH First Round Recap
With the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs in the books, we take a look at some of the key storylines that will impact the Kraken’s expansion draft outlook:
ECH Kraken News: Kraken Sign Luke Henman
With the signing of Luke Henman, the Kraken have their first player in franchise history! In this video, we discuss how soon we might see him in a Kraken sweater as well as the latest news on Washington’s COVID-19 status and what it might mean for the Expansion Draft in July.
Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Montreal Canadiens
In this Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview, we look at one of the NHL’s most storied franchises, the Montreal Canadiens, to see who might make the Kraken’s opening night squad.
Could The Kraken Trade For Jack Eichel?
In a season full of rock bottoms for the Buffalo Sabres, they may have just hit another one today. At a press conference this morning, Sabres captain Jack Eichel voiced his frustration with the state of the team, particularly their handling of his season-ending neck injury. “Wherever that might be” is not usually the typeContinue reading “Could The Kraken Trade For Jack Eichel?”
ECH Kraken News: Expansion Draft Plans, One Roof Foundation, Dick’s Jerseys and an ICE SLAB!
Lots to cover in this week’s ECH Kraken News as we discuss the recently laid ice slab at Climate Pledge Arena as well as the recent details about the NHL’s Expansion Draft plans and the new One Roof Foundation. Finally, we give our thoughts on the fantastic new Dick’s Drive In Kraken jerseys!
Expansion Draft: Who Will The Minnesota Wild Protect?
We look at the Minnesota Wild’s expansion draft situation to see who they’ll protect and what options Seattle will have to choose from!
ECH Kraken News: We’re Official!
Seattle has officially become the NHL’s 32nd Team! We discuss what that means for the team moving forward, as well as the recently announced Entry Draft lottery changes and the NHL’s live expansion draft plans.