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2021 Offseason Grades: Metropolitan Division

Photo: NBC Sports With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Atlantic Division

Photo: The Audacy With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Central Division

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, teams have moved up and down. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s offseason to … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Pacific Division

Photo: Las Vegas Review Journal With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, a lot of teams have moved up and down. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Ratings: Expansion Draft Soars, Entry Draft Up Slightly

The first round of the 2021 NHL Draft averaged 268,000 viewers on ESPN2 last Friday night — up 3% from last year, when the event aired in November on NBCSN (259K). This year’s draft was once again held virtually.

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Winners And Losers Of The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: Sportsnet The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft has come and gone. The Seattle Kraken‘s strategy was quite different than the one that the Vegas Golden Knights employed four years ago, as they saved their salary cap room and passed on … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Kraken: Sights & Sounds From the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle

Photo: @SeattleKraken Wednesday night marked the beginning of an era for the league’s newest franchise. The Kraken selected players during the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle, forming the roster for their inaugural season this fall. Here were the scenes from … Continue reading

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2021 NHL Expansion Draft Pick Tracker

Photo: NHL.com After the Seattle Kraken submitted their 2021 NHL Expansion Draft picks on Wednesday morning, the selections began to leak on Twitter. NoVa Caps tracks all of the Kraken’s selections:

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Report: Kraken Take Vitek Vanecek From Capitals In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: Getty Images According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, the Seattle Kraken selected goaltender Vitek Vanecek as their pick from the Washington Capitals in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft on Wednesday. The Kraken were required to pick a player from every … Continue reading

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Report: Kraken Sign UFAs Adam Larsson, Jamie Oleksiak As Expansion Draft Picks From Oilers, Stars

Photo: NHL.com According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, the Seattle Kraken signed unrestricted free agent defensemen Adam Larsson (right-handed) to a four-year contract that carries a $4 million cap hit and Jamie Oleksiak (left), who signed a five-year contract with a … Continue reading

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