Philipp Grubauer

Seattle Kraken in the IIHF Men’s Worlds 2024

Seven of the Seattle Kraken headed over to Prague to play in the IIHF World Championships shortly after the season ended. The World Championships are an annual international men’s ice hockey tournament that is organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. This tournament typically takes place at the same time as the Stanley Cup Playoffs, […]

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Game Recap: Dallas Stars vs. Seattle Kraken | 04/13/2024

The Dallas Stars welcomed the Seattle Kraken to the American Airlines Center on Saturday afternoon. The Stars downed the Kraken 3-1 in a nationally televised game on ABC and ESPN+ and won the Central Division for the first time since 2016. Dallas improved to 51-21-9, while Seattle fell to 33-33-13. The Stars’ starting lineup featured […]

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Game Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Seattle Kraken

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be completing game two of their four-game Western Canada (plus Seattle) road trip tonight as they take on the Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena at 10:00 PM Eastern time. The Penguins are currently 27-21-8, sitting seventh in the Metropolitan Division, while the Kraken are 25-22-11 and sitting sixth in the Pacific […]

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David Pastrnak Scored Two in 4-3 Shootout Loss vs. Seattle Kraken 2/26/2024

 The Bruins played against the Seattle Kraken at the Climate Pledge Arena on Monday, February 26th. Seattle handed the Bruins their third straight loss in a shootout, 4-3. In the past three games for the Bruins, they’ve taken 3-2 losses in overtime and a 4-3 shootout loss following two wins that came after their four-game […]

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The Kraken Are On a Heater Right Now

After making the Stanley Cup playoffs last season in only their second year of existence, the Seattle Kraken got off to an awful start this season. They were highly inconsistent in all areas of their game, did not win a lot of hockey games, and they put themselves behind the eight-ball in their division, conference, […]

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Philipp Grubauer clings to the post, waiting for the puck.

Kraken Goaltending Finally Finding Footing with Revitalized Grubauer, New Backup

A plethora of challenges have faced the Seattle Kraken in the opening weeks of their season. Offensive regression, depth issues, long-term injuries to core wingers in Brandon Tanev and Andre Burakovsky, concerns over effort and motivation– you name it. However, goaltending is one thing the team hasn’t had to worry about. Strangely enough, the aspect […]

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Analyzing the Seattle Kraken’s Improvement Since Their Inaugural Season

The Seattle Kraken, the NHL’s newest expansion team, definitely didn’t have an ideal first season in the league. Although their roster included some good players and looked solid on paper, they didn’t perform to their expectations. The Kraken finished last in the Pacific division with a record of 27-49-6 for 60 points in the 2021-22 […]

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Why Grubauer Is Going to Have a Big Year for the Kraken

The Seattle Kraken surprised everyone in the hockey world last season after being the third-worst team in their inaugural season in 2021-22. The team finished last season with a 46-28-0-8 record, which was good for 100 points and the fourth spot in the Pacific Division. They then went on to defeat the heavily favored Colorado […]

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Stars Get Shipwrecked by the Kraken in Game 1

Seattle’s first-ever round 2:  Last night was the beginning of yet another exciting historical franchise milestone for the Kraken as they played their first-ever round 2 game against the Dallas Stars. Like the first series, this one will be a very tough fight for each team.  Kraken lead…but not for long:  While the Stars got […]

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Newest Franchise Eliminates Defending Champs in Seven Games

Defending Champs Denied: Last night, the long first round ended for many teams in the NHL. As the Florida Panthers advanced, the Boston Bruins were eliminated in a tremendous league-wide upset. In addition, the Seattle Kraken knocked out the reigning champs Colorado Avalanche in their seventh and final game of the series. Both of the […]

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