Seattle posted a franchise-record 21 road wins this season and continued that trend through two playoff rounds, including a seven-game upset of Portland.
Geoff Baker covers hockey and is a sports enterprise and investigative reporter for The Seattle Times.
The Golden Knights and other NHL teams have shown again that it's hard to win titles in a salary-cap league designed to promote parity.
The NHL playoffs go too late nowadays for high-stakes May 10 results, but this year’s date featured four Game 5 matchups in series tied 2-2.
The Kraken had the third-best odds to land the No. 1 overall pick in July's NHL entry draft but slid a spot to fourth overall.
The deal kicks in next season and will see Seppala, 21, who has already played five seasons in Finland's top professional league, invited to Kraken...
Kraken general manager Ron Francis said this was his most difficult NHL season of 41 spent as a player, coach and executive.
The Kraken, who blew another multi-goal lead, end the season with 60 points, and in 30th place, after a 4-3 loss to the Jets.
The Kraken will finish the season Sunday, then hope to build off better recent play, planned roster upgrades and they knowledge they are fully operational...
Chris Dreidger shutout the Sharks 3-0 on Fan Appreciation Night and the Kraken wrap up their inaugural season on Sunday.