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32nd NHL Franchise Named Seattle Kraken

Photo: Chris Johnston The 32nd team of the NHL finally unveiled their team name, which will be the Seattle Kraken and logo on Thursday. Their inaugural season will be in 2021-22.

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AHL Arena In Palm Springs Remains In Limbo

Renderings: Oak View Group American Hockey League (AHL) President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced on September 30, 2019  that the AHL Board of Governors had awarded an expansion franchise to NHL Seattle and the Oak View Group. The announcement … Continue reading

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Who Will The Capitals Protect From Seattle In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft?

Most of the Washington Capitals‘ protection list for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft is clear as the team is expected to go with the seven forwards-three defenseman-one goaltender option as they did in 2017 when the Vegas Golden Knights had … Continue reading

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Seattle’s KeyArena Construction Behind Schedule, Team Name Selection Also Pushed Back

Photo: AP NHL Seattle CEO Tod Leiweke said on Tuesday that the KeyArena reopening is being delayed at least two months, to late summer of 2021, due to coronavirus-related slowdowns. The original opening date of June 1, 2021 will not … Continue reading

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Could The Capitals Deal A Defenseman Next Offseason?

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals have a big offseason ahead as goaltender Braden Holtby can become an unrestricted free agent and captain Alex Ovechkin, forward Jakub Vrana, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov can all sign contract extensions. With some big money … Continue reading

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Construction Work On Islanders’ New Arena Could Resume Soon

Photo: Edmund J. Coppa Work could resume on a new New York Islanders arena, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to allow construction on large projects resume as part of his plan to reopen the New York State economy.

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Construction on Seattle’s NHL Arena Continues During COVID-19 Pandemic

Renderings: Seattle Center The New York Islanders announced on March 27th that construction of their new arena at Belmont Park, scheduled to open for the 2021-2022 season, had been suspended, indefinitely. New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced earlier in the … Continue reading

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Report: NHL Seattle Delays Team Name Reveal Due To Coronavirus

Photo: Barstool Sports The coronavirus is so severe that it even postponed an event for an NHL team that is a little less than 19 months from making their debut as the Seattle franchise delayed the unveiling of its team … Continue reading

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Seattle Space Needle Time Capsule Includes Short-List Of 5 Hockey Team Names

Seattle NHL’s expansion franchise stated over the summer that they will release their official team name sometime in early 2020. However, on Monday the team made it known that the short-list of names is down to five finalist. The organization … Continue reading

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AHL Approves Palm Springs Expansion For Seattle Affiliate; New 10,000 Seat Arena To Be Built

Rendering: AHL Palm Springs American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that the AHL Board of Governors has awarded an expansion franchise to NHL Seattle and Oak View Group.

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