Nick Patterson

POLL: Is Jamal Adams worth a huge long-term contract?

Should the Seattle Seahawks give Jamal Adams a long-term contract that makes…

  • Aug 2, 2021

 

Hadyn Fluery, a defenseman from the Anaheim Ducks, walks off stage after being introduced as a new player with the Seattle Kraken NHL hockey team, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, during the Kraken's expansion draft event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Patterson: Can Kraken match success of Golden Knights? Maybe

Seattle’s roster may be as talented as the initial Vegas roster, but lacks additional future assets.

 

Runners pass the Olympic rings as they compete during the first round of the women’s 5,000-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Friday in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Markovc finishes 20th in Olympic women’s 5,000 meters

The Glacier Peak High School graduate placed ninth in her heat and did not advance to Monday’s final.

 

Shorecrest's Ben Silber (pictured) and Edmonds-Woodway's Paige Oliver finished second in the Mixed Doubles division at the Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament on July 22-25, 2021, at Snohomish High School. (Photo by Kristi Lin)

Community roundup: Locals claim doubles title at Summer Smash

Plus, Mariner hoops standout BJ Kolly signs with WWU, EvCC hires a new women’s soccer coach, and more.

Shorecrest's Ben Silber (pictured) and Edmonds-Woodway's Paige Oliver finished second in the Mixed Doubles division at the Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament on July 22-25, 2021, at Snohomish High School. (Photo by Kristi Lin)

POLL: What grade do you give the Kraken’s expansion draft?

The NHL's Seattle Kraken held their expansion draft last week. What grade do you give the team they picked?… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2021

Owen Riddle tops Summer Showdown field at Evergreen Speedway

Owen Riddle no longer has to play second fiddle in his family, at least as far as Summer Showdown is concerned. Riddle joined… Continue reading

Anaheim takes Tips’ Zellweger in second round

Olen Zellweger didn’t have to wait long Saturday morning to hear his name called. The Everett Silvertips defenseman was the second player selected on day… Continue reading

FILE - Ty Dillon during fist bumps with fans during driver introductions prior to the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Ariz., in this Sunday, March 8, 2020, file photo. Ty Dillon landed a Daytona 500 ride with Gaunt Brothers Racing in a pairing of a driver and team both trying to rebuild in 2021. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)

NASCAR’s Ty Dillon to race at Evergreen Speedway this weekend

Dillon, whose wife, Haley, is a Snohomish County native, will bring star power to the speedway’s Summer Showdown.

FILE - Ty Dillon during fist bumps with fans during driver introductions prior to the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Ariz., in this Sunday, March 8, 2020, file photo. Ty Dillon landed a Daytona 500 ride with Gaunt Brothers Racing in a pairing of a driver and team both trying to rebuild in 2021. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)
Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger takes a shot during the game against the Tr-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Tips’ Olen Zellweger proves size doesn’t matter

According to conventional wisdom, he’s too small for a defenseman. But the 17-year-old’s speed, skill and work ethic will make him a high choice in this weekend’s NHL draft.

Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger takes a shot during the game against the Tr-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Mill Creek team is state softball champ

Also, Lynnwood taekwondo athletes qualify for national trials and Lake Stevens native bikes across the country for charity.

Great Britain's Amy-Eloise Markovc, a Glacier Peak High School graduate, competes at the British Championships on June 27 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Rhodes)

Glacier Peak graduate’s bumpy road to the Olympics

Amy-Eloise (Neale) Markovc almost missed out on competing for Great Britain in the women’s 5,000.

Great Britain's Amy-Eloise Markovc, a Glacier Peak High School graduate, competes at the British Championships on June 27 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Rhodes)

Tips sign Finnish winger, second-overall choice in draft

Niko Huuhtanen is ranked 49th among European skaters by NHL Central Scouting for this weekend’s NHL draft.

The St. Louis Blues left star winger Vladimir Tarasenko (91) unprotected for the Seattle Kraken’s expansion draft, which takes place Wednesday. (AP Photo/Joe Puetz)

Nick Patterson’s Seattle Kraken mock expansion draft 2.0

There are lots of changes following Sunday’s release of the actual protection lists.

The St. Louis Blues left star winger Vladimir Tarasenko (91) unprotected for the Seattle Kraken’s expansion draft, which takes place Wednesday. (AP Photo/Joe Puetz)

POLL: Which Olympic sport are you most wanting to watch?

The Tokyo Olympics begin Friday. Which sport are you most looking forward to watching?… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2021
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips promote assistant coach Mass to associate coach

Mass was also give a multi-year contract extension as part of the promotion.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Attendees take in the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame during the Tenth Annual Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Wednesday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on September 18, 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: HoF banquet returns, but no class of 2021

Plus, a Terrace grad is joining the EWU men’s baketball team, EvCC hires a new baseball coach and more.

Attendees take in the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame during the Tenth Annual Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Wednesday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on September 18, 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips acquire overage defenseman from Wheat Kings

Jonny Lambos registered five goals and 14 assists the past three season with Brandon.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba could be one of the premier players available for the Seattle Kraken in their expansion draft. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Nick Patterson’s mock Kraken expansion team in detail

The Herald’s sports columnist goes over each of his speculative expansion draft picks one by one.

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba could be one of the premier players available for the Seattle Kraken in their expansion draft. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
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Herald writer Nick Patterson builds an expansion hockey team

With the Kraken’s expansion draft just a week away, here’s one writer’s crack at building a roster.

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Everett Community College.

EvCC outfielder taken by Miami in 19th round of MLB draft

Noah Williamson played in just four games for the Trojans, but hears his name called Tuesday.

Everett Community College.