Kraken

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Gustav Nyquist, left, passes in front of Seattle Kraken defenseman Haydn Fleury during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Kraken lose to Blue Jackets in overtime

Brandon Tanev scores and Philipp Grubauer makes 23 saves, but Seattle drops its second game.

 

Seattle Kraken left wing Brandon Tanev celebrates after scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Kraken edge Predators for 1st win in franchise history

Brandon Tanev scores twice and Philipp Grubauer stops 12 shots in the final period as Seattle tops Nashville 4-3.

 

Seattle Kraken defensemen Jeremy Lauzon (55) and Vince Dunn (29) and center Ryan Donato skate off the ice after the Vegas Golden Knights scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)

Kraken take ‘the first step in a long journey’

The franchise loses its inaugural game to Vegas, but rightfully remains focused on the big picture.

 

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) blocks the puck in front of Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)

Released at last: Kraken rally, drop inaugural game to Knights

Seattle comes back from three goals down to pull even, but falls to Las Vegas 4-3 in the first game in franchise history.

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) blocks the puck in front of Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)
Fans wait in line to enter the Angel of the Winds Arena for the Krakens' pre-season game in Everett on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

LIVE UPDATES: Seattle Kraken rise in Everett

Dispatches from the the Angel of the Winds Arena, where the team faced the Edmonton Oilers.

Fans wait in line to enter the Angel of the Winds Arena for the Krakens' pre-season game in Everett on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonton Oilers' James Hamblin (57) skates past Seattle Kraken's Jamie Oleksiak (2) in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Kraken top Oilers on electric night in Everett

Jared McCann scores the game-winner in overtime as Seattle wins 2-1 at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Edmonton Oilers' James Hamblin (57) skates past Seattle Kraken's Jamie Oleksiak (2) in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Kraken assistant equipment manager James Stucky spent 18 seasons with the Everett Silvertips. (Chris Mast / Seattle Kraken)

Original Silvertip chases NHL dream to Kraken

James Stucky spent 18 years as Everett’s equipment manager before joining the new franchise this offseason.

Seattle Kraken assistant equipment manager James Stucky spent 18 seasons with the Everett Silvertips. (Chris Mast / Seattle Kraken)
Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle on July 12. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seahawks, Sounders, Kraken to require proof of vaccination

UW and WSU also join the Seattle professional teams and announce updated attendance guidelines.

Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle on July 12. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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.

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)
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) eyes the puck against the Vegas Golden Knights in the third period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Kraken make splash to start free agency, ink goalie Grubauer

Seattle also adds forwards Jaden Schwartz and Alexander Wennberg on a busy opening day.

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) eyes the puck against the Vegas Golden Knights in the third period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
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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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Edmonton Oilers left wing Jujhar Khaira plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kraken to face Oilers in preseason game in Everett

Angel of the Winds Arena will host the NHL’s newest team on Oct. 1, Seattle announced Friday.

Edmonton Oilers left wing Jujhar Khaira plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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