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Golden Knights center Chandler Stephenson (20) skates with the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Flames at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, in Las Vegas. (Ellen Schmidt / Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Chandler Stephenson’s deal about broader Kraken goals rather than dollar value

The former Golden Knights centerman signed a seven-year deal for $6.25 million with Seattle last week.

 

NHL.com Jessica Campbell has been hired as a Seattle Kraken assistant coach and stands to become the first woman behind a bench in NHL history when the hockey season opens in October.

Kraken name Jessica Campbell the NHL’s first woman assistant coach

The 32-year-old strives to ‘carry this torch’ and ‘be a representation to women with the same goals.’

 

Berkly Catton is selected by the Seattle Kraken with the eight overall pick during the first round of the NHL Draft at Sphere on Friday, June 28, 2024, in Las Vegas. (Bruce Bennett / Tribune News Service)

Why the Kraken must add more offense despite wave-making moves

Seattle added Montour and Stephenson on Monday to help bring in a veteran presence.

 

Why now is right time for Dan Bylsma to take Kraken’s reins

Seattle’s new coach, who was last an NHL bench boss in 2017, has regained his joy for coaching.

Seattle Kraken announce Dan Bylsma as new head coach

Bylsma, a former NHL head coach and Stanley Cup winner, has been coaching Seattle’s AHL affiliate.

  • May 28, 2024
  • Shayna Goldman, Rob Rossi and Pierre LeBrun, The Athletic
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How Sonics’ return would fit under Kraken’s new umbrella co.

Sources indicate Kraken ownership is preparing to bring the NBA back to Seattle.

Seattle Kraken defensemen Jamie Oleksiak (24) and Will Borgen (3) celebrate a goal by center Matty Beniers (10) against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, in Buffalo, N.Y. (Jeffrey T. Barnes / The Associated Press)

Kraken leaving ROOT Sports for new TV and streaming deals

Seattle’s NHL games are moving to KING 5 and KONG, where they’ll be free for local viewers.

Seattle Kraken defensemen Jamie Oleksiak (24) and Will Borgen (3) celebrate a goal by center Matty Beniers (10) against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, in Buffalo, N.Y. (Jeffrey T. Barnes / The Associated Press)
Seattle Kraken coach Dave Hakstol’s status remains in question after the team missed the playoffs. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kraken GM leaves open possibility of changes

Ron Francis was mum about coach Dave Hakstol’s status after Seattle missed the playoffs.

Seattle Kraken coach Dave Hakstol’s status remains in question after the team missed the playoffs. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)
The Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) scores on Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) during the second period of their game Tuesday in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kraken need to consider effort levels when building roster

With a playoff-less season winding down, Seattle’s players are auditioning for next season.

The Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) scores on Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) during the second period of their game Tuesday in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)
Seattle Kraken right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Kraken agree to 2-year extension with Jordan Eberle, avoid trade

The veteran was a wanted piece at the trade deadline, but playoff-hopeful Seattle held on to its original member.

Seattle Kraken right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Seattle Kraken center Alex Wennberg (21) moves the puck against the Florida Panthers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Kraken send Alex Wennberg to Rangers for 2 draft picks

Seattle nets second- and fourth-round picks in exchange for the 29-year-old center.

Seattle Kraken center Alex Wennberg (21) moves the puck against the Florida Panthers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
Seattle Kraken goaltender Joey Daccord (35) makes a save on a breakaway by Chicago Blackhawks center Ryan Donato (8) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

Daccord shouldering the load in net for Kraken

Philipp Grubauer is back from injury, but Joey Daccord remained Seattle’s starter Wednesday.

Seattle Kraken goaltender Joey Daccord (35) makes a save on a breakaway by Chicago Blackhawks center Ryan Donato (8) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
The Seattle Kraken and the Vegas Golden Knights play during the first period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game ,Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Daccord posts shutout as Kraken blast Vegas in Winter Classic

Eeli Tolvanen had a goal and an assist in Seattle’s 3-0 win.

The Seattle Kraken and the Vegas Golden Knights play during the first period of the NHL Winter Classic hockey game ,Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
Seattle Kraken right wing Kailer Yamamoto, center, is flanked by left wing Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (41) and left wing Tye Kartye, right, as they celebrate Yamamoto's goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Spokane native Kailer Yamamoto, family rejoice in ‘fresh start’ with Kraken

The right winger, who signed with Seattle in the offseason, scored the team’s only goal in its home opener.

Seattle Kraken right wing Kailer Yamamoto, center, is flanked by left wing Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (41) and left wing Tye Kartye, right, as they celebrate Yamamoto's goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
Al Kinisky (right), a former Everett Silvertips color commentator, is joining the Seattle Kraken broadcast on Sports Radio KJR. (Photo courtesy of Everett Silvertips)

‘Bring on the funnel cakes!’ hockey fans, a familiar voice joins Kraken crew

Al Kinisky, the color commentator for the Silvertips radio broadcast for a decade, has a new gig calling Seattle Kraken games for Sports Radio KJR.

Al Kinisky (right), a former Everett Silvertips color commentator, is joining the Seattle Kraken broadcast on Sports Radio KJR. (Photo courtesy of Everett Silvertips)
Seattle Kraken head coach Dave Hakstol stands behind his bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. The Kraken won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Kraken sign coach Hakstol to contract extension

The new deal will keep Seattle’s leader in the Pacific Northwest through the 2025-26 season.

Seattle Kraken head coach Dave Hakstol stands behind his bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. The Kraken won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Eduard Sale puts on a Seattle Kraken jersey after being picked by the team during the first round of the NHL hockey draft Wednesday, June 28, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/George Walker IV)

Kraken take forward Eduard Sale with 20th pick in 2023 NHL draft

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound 18-year-old played for Brno in the Extraliga top Czech men’s pro league this past season.

Eduard Sale puts on a Seattle Kraken jersey after being picked by the team during the first round of the NHL hockey draft Wednesday, June 28, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/George Walker IV)
Stars center Max Domi (18) takes control of the puck in front of Kraken defenseman Vince Dunn during the first period of Game 7 of a second-round playoff series Monday in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Kraken’s magical playoff run ends with Game 7 loss to Stars

Philipp Grubauer makes 26 saves but Seattle doesn’t score until just seconds remaining in a 2-1 loss to Dallas.

Stars center Max Domi (18) takes control of the puck in front of Kraken defenseman Vince Dunn during the first period of Game 7 of a second-round playoff series Monday in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Seattle Kraken center Yanni Gourde (37) celebrates his goal against the Dallas Stars with Oliver Bjorkstrand (22) during the first period of Game 6 of a Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Eberle scores twice, Kraken force deciding Game 7 with Stars

Seattle withstands late pushes from Dallas in a 6-3 win.

Seattle Kraken center Yanni Gourde (37) celebrates his goal against the Dallas Stars with Oliver Bjorkstrand (22) during the first period of Game 6 of a Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Stars beat Kraken in Game 5, take crucial 3-2 series lead

Dallas wins 5-2 and the Kraken face elimination as the series shifts back to Seattle for Game 6 on Saturday.