Seattle Kraken Wiretap

Kraken Promote Alexandra Mandrycky To Assistant GM

Sep 15, 2022 1:10 AM

Alexandra Mandrycky has been promoted by the Seattle Kraken to assistant general manager, becoming the sixth woman elevated to that position this offseason and the first to specialize in analytics.

Mandrycky, 31, joins a growing group of women in assistant general manager roles.

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Kraken Add Dave Lowry To Coaching Staff

Aug 8, 2022 6:28 PM

The Seattle Kraken have added former Winnipeg Jets interim coach Dave Lowry to the coaching staff for the upcoming season, the team announced Monday.

Lowry spent most of last season as the interim head coach for the Jets, following the resignation of Paul Maurice. Lowry took over on Dec. 17 and went 26-22-6 while in charge. Lowry had joined Winnipeg as an assistant coach before the start of the 2020 season.

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Mason Appleton Signs Three-Year, $6.5M Deal With Jets

Aug 7, 2022 3:26 PM

Mason Appleton signed a three-year, $6.5 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. It has an average annual value of $2.167 million.

The 26-year-old forward was a restricted free agent and avoided a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for Thursday.

He had 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) in 68 games for the Jets and Seattle Kraken last season, including four points (two goals, two assists) in 19 games with Winnipeg after he was acquired in a trade March 20.

Tags: Winnipeg Jets, , Signing

Kraken Re-Sign Ryan Donato To One-Year, $1.2M Deal

Jul 27, 2022 7:45 PM

The Seattle Kraken re-signed forward Ryan Donato to a one-year, $1.2 million deal on Wednesday after initially choosing not to offer him a contract as a restricted free agent.

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Andre Burakovsky Signs Five-Year, $27.5M Deal With Kraken

Jul 13, 2022 5:06 PM

Free agent forward Andre Burakovsky is joining the Seattle Kraken on a five-year contract worth $27.5 million.

The big winger is coming off a career-best regular season in which he scored 22 goals and 61 points in 80 games with the Colorado Avalanche.

Tags: , Colorado Avalanche, Free Agent Rumor, Signing

Kraken Will Be Without Chris Driedger For Most Of Next Season

Jun 7, 2022 7:47 PM

The Seattle Kraken will be without goalie Chris Driedger for most of next season after he underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee, the team said Tuesday.

Driedger was injured while playing for Canada against Finland in the title game of the world championships. He had surgery on Monday.

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Marshawn Lynch Becomes Minority Investor In Kraken

Apr 19, 2022 1:51 PM

The Seattle Kraken have added two minority investors in former Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch and Seattle-born rapper Macklemore.

Terms of the investment, announced on Monday, were not disclosed. Forbes most recently valued the Kraken at an estimated $875 million.

"This is something I never would have imagined," Lynch, who played seven of his 13 NFL seasons in Seattle, told CNBC in a statement.

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Kraken Sign Top Prospect Matty Beniers

Apr 11, 2022 11:27 PM

The Seattle Kraken agreed to terms Sunday with top prospect Matty Beniers, making him the latest University of Michigan player to jump immediately to the NHL.

Beniers posted an illustration of himself standing on a frozen Elliott Bay looking at the Seattle skyline on social media with the message "See you soon" after finalizing his three-year entry-level contract. He's expected to join the team right away.

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Capitals Acquire Marcus Johansson From Kraken

Mar 22, 2022 1:11 AM

The Washington Capitals acquired forward Marcus Johansson from Seattle on Monday in exchange for forward Daniel Sprong, a 2022 fourth-round draft pick and a 2023 sixth-round pick.

The Kraken also retained 50% of Johansson's $1.5 million cap hit.


Tags: Washington Capitals, , Official Trade

Leafs Acquire Mark Giordano From Kraken

Mar 21, 2022 4:16 PM

Seattle Kraken defenseman Mark Giordano was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday, the teams announced.

Seattle also sent center Colin Blackwell to the Maple Leafs and retained 50% of Giordano's salary-cap hit. In exchange, the expansion Kraken acquired second-round draft picks this year and next year, as well as a third-round choice in 2024.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, , Official Trade

Kraken Trade Calle Jarnkrok To Flames For Three Draft Picks

Norm Maciver Returns To Blackhawks As Associate GM

Kraken Sign Jared McCann To Five-Year, $25M Deal

Kraken GM Ron Francis Backs Coach, Goalie

Kranken Lose Brandon Taney With ACL Injury

Kraken Open With Preseason Win Over Canucks

Seattle Kraken Creating Hot Market For Jersey Sales

Kraken's First Game Will Help Open First Season Of New NHL TV

Kraken, Donors Help Reinstate Hockey At U. Of Alaska Anchorage

NHL Rejects Kraken's Deal With Philipp Grubauer

Kraken Sign Goalie Philipp Grubauer To Six-Year, $35.4M Deal

Seattle Kraken Make First Trade, Send Tyler Pitlick To Flames

Kraken Draft 30, Roster Highlighted By Mark Giordano, Jorden Eberle

Kraken Will Not Select Canadiens' Carey Price

Kraken Getting FA's Adam Larsson, Chris Driedger

Kraken Plan For Wednesday's Expansion Draft