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Angel of the Winds Arena stands ready and waiting Friday afternoon for Kraken fans to arrive for the preseason game against the Edmondton Oilers. (Jake Goldstein-Street / The Herald)

Kraken’s new AHL affiliate set to play game in Everett

The Coachella Valley Firebirds take the ice at Angel of the Winds Arena on Oct. 28.

Angel of the Winds Arena stands ready and waiting Friday afternoon for Kraken fans to arrive for the preseason game against the Edmondton Oilers. (Jake Goldstein-Street / The Herald)
Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand plays against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Patterson: In trade for Bjorkstrand, Kraken add WHL legend

The 27-year-old forward tormented the Silvertips, and the rest of the WHL, during his stellar junior career.

Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand plays against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Colorado Avalanche left wing Andre Burakovsky is congratulated for his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Kraken ink winger Burakovsky to 5-year deal

The Stanley Cup champion headlined a busy 1st day of free agency for Seattle.

Colorado Avalanche left wing Andre Burakovsky is congratulated for his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Shane Wright poses for photos after being selected by the Seattle Kraken with the fourth pick in the NHL hockey draft in Montreal on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kraken select Wright with No. 4 pick in NHL draft

The 18-year-old Canadian center was frequently projected to go No. 1.

Shane Wright poses for photos after being selected by the Seattle Kraken with the fourth pick in the NHL hockey draft in Montreal on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
FILE - Germany's assistant coach Jessica Campbell stands behind players on the German bench during the group A Hockey World Championship match between France and Germany in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 16, 2022. The Coachella Valley Firebirds have hired Jessica Campbell as the American Hockey League’s first female assistant coach. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)

Kraken AHL team hires 1st female assistant in league history

Jessica Campbell will be behind the bench for the Coachella Valley Firebirds next season.

FILE - Germany's assistant coach Jessica Campbell stands behind players on the German bench during the group A Hockey World Championship match between France and Germany in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 16, 2022. The Coachella Valley Firebirds have hired Jessica Campbell as the American Hockey League’s first female assistant coach. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer and teammates hold stuffed salmon before tossing them to fans after an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Friday, April 29, 2022, in Seattle. The Kraken won 3-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kraken get 4th overall pick in NHL draft

Seattle had the third-best odds heading into the lottery and slid down one spot.

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer and teammates hold stuffed salmon before tossing them to fans after an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Friday, April 29, 2022, in Seattle. The Kraken won 3-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Kraken center Matty Beniers (10) looks to pass against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, April 29, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kraken hope late success will carry into next season

Seattle went 10-12-0 over the final 22 games of an otherwise disappointing inaugural season.

Seattle Kraken center Matty Beniers (10) looks to pass against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, April 29, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Kraken center Alex Wennberg, left and defenseman Carson Soucy (28) embrace left wing Jared McCann after he scored against the Dallas Stars during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Kraken deliver blow to Stars’ playoff push

Seattle delivered one of its strongest performances this season in a 4-1 victory.

Seattle Kraken center Alex Wennberg, left and defenseman Carson Soucy (28) embrace left wing Jared McCann after he scored against the Dallas Stars during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle Kraken center Yanni Gourde, second from left, is congratulated by defenseman Carson Soucy (28) and center Colin Blackwell (43) after scoring his second goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the third period of an NHL Hockey game Saturday, March 19, 2022, in Seattle. The Kraken won 4-2. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Trade deadline selloff lands Kraken haul of future draft picks

Seattle picked up 10 picks and two players after a flurry of deals over the past week.

Seattle Kraken center Yanni Gourde, second from left, is congratulated by defenseman Carson Soucy (28) and center Colin Blackwell (43) after scoring his second goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the third period of an NHL Hockey game Saturday, March 19, 2022, in Seattle. The Kraken won 4-2. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle Kraken defenseman Mark Giordano holds his stick during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, March 16, 2022, in Seattle. Giordano was honored before the game for his 1000th career NHL game, which took place March 5, 2022 on the road against the Washington Capitals. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kraken trade Giordano, Blackwell to Leafs for draft picks

Seattle received second-round picks in 2022 and 2023 and third-rounder in 2024.

Seattle Kraken defenseman Mark Giordano holds his stick during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, March 16, 2022, in Seattle. Giordano was honored before the game for his 1000th career NHL game, which took place March 5, 2022 on the road against the Washington Capitals. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Kraken's Marcus Johansson (90) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during shootout NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, March 12, 2022. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Johansson nets game-winner as Kraken hold on in shootout

Seattle blew a two-goal lead in the third period but still snapped a four-game losing streak.

Seattle Kraken's Marcus Johansson (90) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during shootout NHL hockey action in Montreal, Saturday, March 12, 2022. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
Seattle Kraken left wing Marcus Johansson, center, and Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Rasmus Sandin, left, collide while fighting for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Kraken struggle against Maple Leafs, fall 6-2

Seattle allowed three goals in the first period and fell victim to Toronto’s strength on the power play.

Seattle Kraken left wing Marcus Johansson, center, and Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Rasmus Sandin, left, collide while fighting for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) makes a save in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, in Elmont, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Grubauer, Kraken blank Islanders 3-0 for franchise’s 1st shutout

Philipp Grubauer had 19 saves and Jared McCann, Mason Appleton and Vince Dunn each scored.

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) makes a save in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, in Elmont, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) checks Seattle Kraken center Mason Appleton, rear, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pastmak scores twice, Kraken lose tight game with Bruins

Seattle falls 3-2 for its second straight one-goal loss.

Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) checks Seattle Kraken center Mason Appleton, rear, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann (16) is triple-teamed by New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93), left wing Alexis Lafrenière (13), and defenseman Jacob Trouba (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Late goal halts Kraken comeback in 3-2 loss to Rangers

Seattle tied the game at 2-2 late in the final period, but New York answered back with 34 seconds left.

Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann (16) is triple-teamed by New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93), left wing Alexis Lafrenière (13), and defenseman Jacob Trouba (8) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Seattle Kraken's Adam Larsson (6) celebrates with Calle Jarnkrok after scoring the winning goal in the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Larsson scores Kraken’s first OT winner to beat Penguins 2-1

Philipp Grubauer had 23 saves and Seattle ended Pittsburgh’s six-game winning streak.

Seattle Kraken's Adam Larsson (6) celebrates with Calle Jarnkrok after scoring the winning goal in the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Seattle Kraken's Calle Jarnkrok (19) tumbles in front of Nashville Predators' Alexandre Carrier in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Kraken fall to Predators 4-2

Seattle led twice but couldn’t hold on in a loss to Nashville.

Seattle Kraken's Calle Jarnkrok (19) tumbles in front of Nashville Predators' Alexandre Carrier in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) looks on as Kraken center Calle Jarnkrok (19) clears the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Appleton, Grubauer lead Kraken to 5-3 win over Panthers

Seattle scored three goals in the second period and knocked off the NHL’s points leaders.

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) looks on as Kraken center Calle Jarnkrok (19) clears the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Kraken defenseman Vince Dunn (29) is greeted by teammates after he scored a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kraken snap 9-game losing streak, beat Blackhawks 3-2 in SO

Seattle overcame a standout effort by Chicago goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury for a much-needed win.

Seattle Kraken defenseman Vince Dunn (29) is greeted by teammates after he scored a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Los Angeles Kings center Adrian Kempe, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates Alex Iafallo (19), Anze Kopitar, center and Matt Roy (3) as Seattle Kraken right wing Joonas Donskoi (72) and Seattle Kraken center Calle Jarnkrok (19) react during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Kraken’s losing streak reaches 9 after loss to Kings

Seattle produced just 18 shots on goal as their losing streak continued to climb towards double digits.

Los Angeles Kings center Adrian Kempe, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates Alex Iafallo (19), Anze Kopitar, center and Matt Roy (3) as Seattle Kraken right wing Joonas Donskoi (72) and Seattle Kraken center Calle Jarnkrok (19) react during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)