With the beginning of the ’21-’22 season comes a brand new team for the NHL, the Seattle Kraken. Within the first week of the season we have already seen the first goal scored in franchise history and now the first WIN! Seattle has started their season on the road due to some final touches on the Climate Pledge Arena being finished.
Ryan Donato will forever be the trivia answer for “Who scored the Seattle Kraken’s first goal in franchise history” don’t you forget it!
It only took two games for the Kraken to get into the win column this season by posting their first victory of the year against the Nashville Predators 4-3. Of course, there are a lot of good thoughts and feelings surrounding the first franchise win, but does it get any better than a Nashville banner? I think not.
Now that the first win is out of the way, it’s time for the Kraken to grind in a weak Pacific Division and hope to capture lightning in a bottle to make the Playoffs in their first year, following the lead of the Vegas Golden Knights in ’17-’18.
Tonight the Maple Leafs will take on the Canadiens while testing out more lines that we could see on opening night. As the regular season nears, competition for the second-line LW slot intensifies mainly between two names. Projected Lineup Forwards: Bunting – Matthews – MarnerRobertson – Kerfoot – NylanderAston-Reese – Holmberg – Aubé-KubelSteeves – Gaudette […]
The Detroit Red Wings enter the homestretch of the preseason tonight as they play four games in the next six days. Tonight’s game will be against the Penguins. The Red Wings will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to the Capitals on Friday in Detroit. On Saturday, the Red Wings played an […]
Heading into the off-season, one veteran defenseman thought he’d have some offers on the table, and soon enough, those offers flamed out. But after impressing so far in training camp, he has turned a professional tryout into a one-year contract for the 2022-23 NHL season. 31 -year-old Calvin De Haan joined the Carolina Hurricanes for […]