Seattle Kraken

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Erin Butler - Oct 7, 2021

Well, it looks like the Seattle Kraken is going to go unbeaten against the Vancouver Canucks this season. A pre-season 2-0 record while outscoring them 9-3 is a nice start for establishing a Kraken-Canucks rivalry. But surely that’s not all that goes into good, long-term hate? What Rivalries Need The biggest concern for the NHL […]


doug wilson
Erin Butler - Sep 13, 2021

When Ryan Donato was left unprotected in the expansion draft, and then not given a qualifying offer by the San Jose Sharks, he became an obvious target. Not just for the Seattle Kraken, of course. Any team interested in a young centre with good possession numbers who can produce with limited ice time was interested. […]

Riley Sheahan Signs
Luiza Vidal, Editor - Sep 1, 2021

UFA forward Riley Sheahan signs with the Seattle Kraken on a one-year, $850,000 contract. This deal will take him through the end of the 2021-22 season. The #SeaKraken squad continues to get bigger! We’ve inked forward @rsheahan15 to a one-year contract ($850k AAV) → https://t.co/OTQBJttxnG pic.twitter.com/gci9o3hWxP — Seattle Kraken (@SeattleKraken) September 1, 2021 Riley Sheahan […]

NHL players new teams
Greg Bowman - Aug 26, 2021

The dust appears to have settled on what has been a pretty hectic NHL offseason. The flat salary cap and condensed offseason have made for some interesting moves across the league. Some teams have completely reinvented themselves through a series of moves. Others have looked to simply plug some holes in their lineups. This piece […]

Vince Dunn
Melanie Rau - Aug 6, 2021

The Seattle Kraken have re-signed free-agent defenceman Vince Dunn to a two-year contract worth $ eight million. It averages $4 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23season. Vince Dunn and SEA settle at 2x$4M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 6, 2021 INSERT TWEET Vince Dunn Re-Signs With the Seattle Kraken Dunn was […]

Marcus Johansson
Erin Butler - Aug 6, 2021

As the Seattle Kraken sign Marcus Johansson to a one-year deal, worth $1.5 million. one thing is sure the Kraken know exactly what they’re getting. The eleven-year veteran has been a model of consistency throughout his career, even as his use has varied. Kraken Sign Marcus Johansson Drafted 24th overall in 2009 by the Washington […]

William Borgen
Erin Butler - Aug 5, 2021

William Borgen is getting another shot at the NHL, agreeing to terms with the Seattle Kraken earlier today. The deal is one-way for two seasons at $900,000 per year. Borgen Selected by Kraken, Signs The 24-year old Borgen was a fourth-round pick by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2015 Entry Draft. He only managed to […]

Seattle Kraken Contenders
Robert MacDonald - Aug 3, 2021

Despite having yet to play a single NHL game, people have high expectations for the Seattle Kraken. Never before in the league’s history have expectations been this way for a brand-new team. For the most part, new franchises experienced little to no success for at least their first few seasons. After all, they had very […]

NHL Rumours
Josh Young - Jul 29, 2021

After a busy opening day to the free-agent frenzy that saw 72 players signed to new deals and seven trades, a few more NHL rumours were hanging around. The best free-agent left is left-winger Brandon Saad, and the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils are reportedly in talks with Saad. Another talented left-winger available […]

Alexander Wennberg
Ben Kerr - Jul 28, 2021

Following the Expansion Draft, the Seattle Kraken had questions upfront, as well as a ton of cap space. They used some of that cap space and have added a solid centre in free agency today. The Kraken signed unrestricted free agent centre Alexander Wennberg to a three-year deal today. The deal is worth $13.5 million, […]

Vitek Vanecek
Ella Chang - Jul 28, 2021

The Seattle Kraken have agreed to trade goaltender Vitek Vanecek back to the Washington Capitals in exchange for a second-round draft pick in the 2023 NHL draft. Vanecek was selected from the Capitals in the Kraken expansion draft. The #SeaKraken have traded goaltender Vitek Vanecek to the Washington Capitals for a second round pick in […]

Phillipp Grubauer signed
Robert MacDonald - Jul 28, 2021

The Seattle Kraken signed free agent goaltender Philipp Grubauer to a six-year contract worth $35.4 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $5.9 million. Grubauer to SEA 6x$5.9M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 28, 2021 Philipp Grubauer Signed With the Kraken Over his nine-year NHL career, Grubauer suited up for both the Washington Capitals […]

Jaden Schwartz
Melanie Rau - Jul 27, 2021

According to a report from Jeremy Rutherford, the Seattle Kraken will sign free agent forward Jaden Schwartz when free agency opens tomorrow. As an expansion team, the Kraken had an exclusive window to negotiate with pending free agents ahead of the expansion draft. Stay tuned for details of Schwartz’ contract. Update: Schwartz to Seattle appears […]

Seattle Kraken Draft
Alex Metzger, Editor - Jul 27, 2021

Last Word on Hockey presents The MnM Hockey Podcast. The latest addition to the stable of LWOH Hockey Podcast Content. Every week Alex Metzger and Chace McCallum will share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey as well as spending some time on original segments. […]

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We’re just a couple days away from the start of free agency and the NHL rumours are getting more intense. It’s going to be a nervous next few days as we await what players go where. General managers are going to make some tough choices and we’ll sort out all the NHL rumours. Today’s rumours […]

Matty Beniers 2021 NHL Draft Grades
Ben Kerr - Jul 25, 2021

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2021 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […]



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