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”
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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:
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?”
Kraken Make 7 New Hires
This morning, the Seattle Kraken announced seven new additions to their hockey operations department. Headlining the hires is former NHL player Gary Roberts, who played 21 seasons in the NHL and won the Stanley Cup in 1989. Roberts and Kraken GM Ron Francis were teammates for two seasons with the Hurricanes and one season withContinue reading “Kraken Make 7 New Hires”
NHL Draft Lottery Phase 2: Who do the Kraken want to win?
Phase two of the NHL Draft Lottery will take place at 3pm Pacific Time today. Phase one of the Lottery concluded June 26th with the holder of the number one pick still unknown. Today’s phase two lottery drawing will be an equally weighted drawing with each of the eight Stanley Cup Qualifier losing teams havingContinue reading “NHL Draft Lottery Phase 2: Who do the Kraken want to win?”
A Kraken Fan’s Rooting Guide to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Hockey is back! NHL hockey returns today with a series of exhibition games before the Stanley Cup Qualifiers start on August 1st. While the Kraken won’t be playing in this year’s unprecedented 24-team tournament, Seattle hockey fans can still have a rooting interest. The Kraken themselves have said their rooting interest is up for grabs.Continue reading “A Kraken Fan’s Rooting Guide to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs”
It’s The Kraken! NHL Seattle Releases Team Name
Let’s get Kraken, Seattle! After almost 20 months of waiting, planning, and speculation, NHL Seattle finally has a team name. In a live streamed announcement from Climate Pledge Arena Thursday morning, NHL Seattle CEO and Team President Tod Leiweke announced that the NHL’s 32nd team will be called the Seattle Kraken. If fan reaction onContinue reading “It’s The Kraken! NHL Seattle Releases Team Name”
“The 32nd Franchise Comes To Life”: NHL Seattle to Announce Team Name Tomorrow
The moment we’ve all been waiting for is only 15 hours away! Tomorrow, the NHL’s 32nd team will finally have an identity. At 5:00pm today, NHL Seattle released this teaser video to announce the release of the team name Tomorrow at 9:00am PT. The video has an obvious nautical theme, with a goal light beingContinue reading ““The 32nd Franchise Comes To Life”: NHL Seattle to Announce Team Name Tomorrow”