Fans should support Seattle Kraken as the team builds

When it comes to the Seattle Kraken and their first year in the National Hockey League, we as fans need to have realistic expectations of what the team can accomplish and ignore what Las Vegas did in its first year in the league, which set the bar to unrealistic standards for all expansion teams in my view.

We should expect the team at the very least to be competitive this year and focus on building for the future so that in a few years, the team is making regular playoff appearances. This is exactly how the Seahawks and the sadly gone Sonics got their starts by building for the future in the first few years and then the playoff appearances and championships came. Should you go to a Kraken game this season, my advice is be loud, spirited and positive.

Go, Kraken!

Chris Guardiano

Mountlake Terrace

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