Kraken Create Nucleus in Expansion Draft but More to Come
The nucleus for the first couple of seasons came out of Seattle’s selections in the expansion draft, but there's so much more to come thanks to $30 million in salary cap space.
Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft: NHL GMs Learned From Vegas
Four years after the Vegas Golden Knights burst into the NHL by making 10 trades at their expansion draft, the Seattle Kraken came away with none. While more moves are expected in the coming days, the rest of the league handled this draft a little differently.
Expansion Draft a Different Experience for Everyone Involved
NHL agent and Will Sports Group founder Ian Pulver joins Steven Ellis to share his thoughts on the expansion draft from a behind-the-scenes perspective, the leaks that happened throughout the day and more.
The Seattle Kraken's Most Interesting Picks
The final tally for the Seattle Kraken: 15 forwards, 12 defensemen and three goalies and, most importantly, nearly $29 million in cap space. Here’s a breakdown of the most curious picks and what was left on the expansion draft table.
A Look at the Seattle Kraken's Goaltending Situation
The Kraken's first three goaltenders are now known. While it's expected the team's goalie depth chart will look a little different by Game 1, here's a look at the team's netminder breakdown following the expansion draft.
Initial Reactions to the Seattle Kraken's Expansion Draft
How did the Seattle Kraken do at the NHL expansion draft? What's next for the league's newest franchise? Steven Ellis, Avry Lewis-McDougall, Nick Emanuelli and David Alter break down Wednesday's big event.
Kraken Expansion Draft to be Milestone for Seattle
When the calendar flips to this time of year, there is normally a mix and anger and resentment for sports fans in Seattle. But not this year. Not with one of the biggest moments yet in the creation of the newest NHL franchise about to take place.
Kraken Expected to Select Jordan Eberle from Islanders
According to The Hockey News' Ryan Kennedy, the Seattle Kraken will select Jordan Eberle from the New York Islanders during Wednesday's expansion draft.
Expansion Draft Throws a Twist into Tarasenko Trade Talks
Vladimir Tarasenko has been the subject of trade speculation for several weeks. His situation took an unexpected twist as the St. Louis Blues left him exposed in the upcoming expansion draft.
Revisiting the 2017 Vegas Expansion Draft With Then-GM George McPhee
The key to the Golden Knights acing Night 1: a year of studying made the final exam relatively easy.
The Most Interesting Decisions from Seattle's Expansion Draft Lists
The protected lists for the Seattle Kraken expansion draft were revealed Sunday and there were some surprises – big names were made available and one team even protected five defensemen. Here's a look at the most interesting decisions.
There's Big Incentive for the Seattle Kraken to Start Slow
The Vegas Golden Knights set the standard as to what expansion teams are capable of by nearly winning the Stanley Cup in its first season. The Seattle Kraken would benefit from doing the complete opposite.