3 Game Essentials | Kraken vs. Vancouver | Oct. 23

The crowd noise will be Seattle-worthy for the Kraken's home opener at Climate Pledge Arena. Scoring first would reward both the team and fans. Plus, new lines and defensive pairings. October 23, 2021. One:. The opposition has scored the first goal in each of the first five games of the...
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Meet the Kraken

In the summer of 2020, the Seattle Kraken released a promotional video featuring gray-scale roiling seas, mountain peaks, and the city skyline, with its eponymous mascot—a tentacled sea monster—an unseen, looming presence. The Kraken’s maritime origin story is inspired by the very real Giant Pacific octopus found in Puget Sound—local...
Sports Illustrated

Philipp Grubauer: Kraken the Whip

Seattle Kraken GM Ron Francis was at peace with his goaltending situation coming out of the expansion draft. In Chris Driedger, he had a promising 27-year-old netminder who really hit his stride in Florida, outperforming big-ticket Sergei Bobrovsky and putting up even better numbers than late-season rookie sensation Spencer Knight. Washington’s Vitek Vanecek, a 25-year-old stopper who saved the Capitals’ bacon when highly touted sophomore Ilya Samsonov struggled, had a similar success story. And Ottawa’s Joey Daccord provided Francis with another 25-year-old with raw potential.
The Verge

Razer’s Kraken V3 headsets offer a redesigned look with refined sound

Razer has announced the Kraken V3 lineup, which has a refreshed design and new features. At the top of the offering is Razer’s wireless Kraken V3 Pro, which costs $199.99 and has built-in haptics. If wireless isn’t important to you, the Kraken V3 HyperSense for $129.99 has the same haptics feature, but with a few other tweaks. The $99.99 wired Kraken V3 doesn’t feature haptics, but it’s otherwise the same as the Kraken V3 HyperSense.

Seattle Kraken: Why the Kraken should feel good about their first game

The Seattle Kraken had its first game last night at the Fortress versus the Vegas Golden Knights. After a hard-fought game, the team fell to the Knights 4-3. But rest assured, this marks the beginning of a good franchise for Seattle hockey fans. Even though the team lost their first game, there are a couple of things to consider about the game that shows the Kraken has the ability to bounce back, and they shouldn’t be counted out, like so many are quick to do to an expansion team.

Final Buzzer: Not the Kraken's Night

This is a night the Kraken will choose to mostly forget, watching the film for how to get better, then shaking off the 6-1 loss to Philadelphia. Short memories will be required because Seattle traveled to Newark after the game for a Tuesday matchup against the New Jersey Devils. It...
Seattle Times

Kraken notebook: Calle Jarnkrok returns from COVID protocol

The Kraken got some good news Thursday. Calle Jarnkrok, who missed the entire opening road trip while in COVID protocol, was back on the ice with the group for the first time. Jarnkrok entered COVID protocol Oct. 9, a few days before other players entered protocol only to swiftly be cleared.
NBC Sports

NHL Rink Wrap: Canadiens finally win, Kraken lose home opener

With three points (2G, 1A) in as many games, David Perron was already off to a solid start to 2021-22. He really broke through to become the top star in the NHL on Saturday, though. Perron generated a hat trick and an assist as the Blues improved to 4-0-0 this season.
Tampa Bay Times

Lightning reacquire Alex Barre-Boulet from Kraken

TAMPA — At a time when the Lightning’s depth has been tested, their bench is now a little longer. Tampa Bay claimed Alex Barre-Boulet off waivers Friday after the former Lightning forward spent a week and a half with Seattle. Barre-Boulet, 24, was claimed on waivers by the Kraken on...

Seattle Kraken: Breaking down the pure excitement of a new franchise

It’s hard to start a hockey franchise, especially in the middle of an urban area, but the Seattle Kraken have done it. From a team full of talent to amazing jerseys, to a brand new practice arena that’s top-notch, the Kraken have done everything they can to bring the best of the best to Seattle.
Seattle Times

Can KEXP help the Kraken make hockey music cool?

Whether it’s “SportsCenter” anchors quoting Migos lyrics or country stars soundtracking prime-time NFL broadcasts, music and sports will forever be pop-culture bedfellows. It’s a natural crossover to use music to accentuate the emotional arc and myriad story lines within big-spectacle games played (and watched) with intensity. But for fans in...
Bleacher Report

How the Seattle Kraken Are Striving to Change Hockey Culture for the Better

The Seattle Kraken might be the NHL's newest team, but they've become more than a hockey club for the community. Bold ambitions characterize an organization that stands for more than wins, losses, dollars and cents. Hockey might take center stage, but the Kraken are fighting climate change and youth homelessness, and the team provides an influential platform. They are also bringing hockey to underserved communities around Seattle.

New Jersey Devils Win First Ever Game Against Kraken

The New Jersey Devils came out ready to roll in game two of the season and looked good from the start like they needed to against a poor expansion team. The Seattle Kraken are now 1-3-1 on the season and the Devils will need to continue to beat teams like this as obvious as it is to say but it was very clear that they were the better team and not just another slightly better basement dweller team.

Americans enter affiliation agreement with Seattle Kraken

ALLEN, Texas - The Allen Americans announced a new affiliation agreement for the 2021-22 season, becoming the first-ever ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Seattle Kraken. "The ECHL plays such a key role in the development of NHL players," said Ron Francis, Kraken GM. "This is a very important...

After Kraken, CFTC goes after 12 other firms for failure to register as FCMs

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is going after a dozen more firms it claims have been offering digital currency and forex products without acquiring an operating license. The 12 have allegedly failed to register as futures commission merchants (FCMs), the same crime that the CFTC has charged Kraken cryptocurrency exchange with.