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The Seattle Kraken are the most recent team to join the NHL, which they did before the 2021-22 season. The league approved the expansion bid in 2018 by owners David Bonderman and Jerry Bruckheimer. The Kraken struggled in their inaugural season, winning just 27 games; however, their sophomore season resulted in more success, having surpassed their first-season win and point totals in January. The 2022-23 season culminated in the franchise’s first postseason appearance, and they ended up advancing to the second round.

NHL Rumors: Canucks, Sabres, Hurricanes, Kraken

In today’s NHL rumors rundown, one insider suggests that there’s really only one reason Elias Pettersson hasn’t signed a new deal with the Vancouver Canucks yet. Meanwhile, talks between the Buffalo Sabres and their RFA defensemen are picking up. What is Rod Brind’Amour worth on an extension? Finally, is Jordan Eberle a trade candidate this season? Or, is he looking to re-sign with the Seattle Kraken? Is Elias Pettersson Waiting for Elite Level Money? Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli, commented on the reason the Canucks don’t yet have an extension done with superstar forward Elias Pettersson: “I don’t think he’s going…

Today in Hockey History: Sept. 26

Sept. 26 is the birth date of four current Hockey Hall of Famers. Also, the most infamous international series ever played was evened up in a dramatic fashion and the Seattle Kraken played their first-ever preseason game in the NHL. Finally, the last NHL game was played in a historic building before its long-time tenants moved across the street. So, let’s begin our daily trip back in time to revisit all the great moments from this date. Canada Evens Up Summit Series In Moscow, Team Canada scored their second straight victory over the Soviet Union with a 4-3 victory on…

Kraken Face 3 Big Questions Heading Into Training Camp

With the Seattle Kraken set to open training camp for the 2023-24 season in just a few days, anticipation is already building around the city. After last season’s run to the second round, there is plenty of excitement regarding this season’s team as they have built a roster that should once again help them make the postseason. That being said, there are still many questions heading into the season that should start to be answered once the players hit the ice at the Kraken Community Iceplex on Sep. 21. With that in mind, here is a look at the three…

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What year were the Seattle Kraken founded?

The Seattle Kraken are the most recent team to join the NHL, which they did before the 2021-22 season.

When did the Seattle Kraken play their first game?

The Kraken played their first game on Oct. 12, 2021, against the Vegas Golden Knights, losing 4-3.

Who is the current head coach of the Seattle Kraken?

Dave Hakstol is the current head coach for the Seattle Kraken.