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Price, Tarasenko, more: Biggest names (risks?) available in expansion draft
The Kraken have some tough choices to make.In this post, PHT breaks down some of the biggest names (and contracts, and risks) available to the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. Wednesday represents when the Kraken’s expansion draft picks will be announced.
Seattle. The Seattle Kraken celebrated its inclusion in the NHL on Wednesday evening (21st of July, local time) with the expansion draft. The newly founded ice hockey team was allowed to select a player from all other NHL teams except the Vegas Golden Knights. The names were then presented as part of a party in the Gas Works Park on the shores of the Lake Union.
With a few exceptions, the octopuses renounced the large available names and prefer to cost youth and comparatively low costs. The average age of 30is just 26.2 years.
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Seattle also chose professionals with experience - including Chris Driedger (27), so far goals of the Florida Panthers, as well as the previous captain of Calgary Flames, Mark Giordano (37).NHL: Las Vegas Golden Knights Model for Seattle Kraken
The names of the new players were read from thousands of fans among others of celebrity athletes and celebrities from the city. Basketball player Sue Bird (40), football player Marshawn Lynch (35) and musicians were Macklemore (38).
How important the selection can be, the team proved from Las Vegas in its founding four years ago. The Golden Knights made it directly into the playoffs around the Stanley Cup in their first season. On October 23, Seattle gives his home debut against the Canadian neighbor Vancouver Canucks. (DPA, BL)
Who will go No. 1 at 2021 NHL Draft? Owen Power, Luke Hughes among 10 candidates for top spot .
The NHL Draft will be held virtually July 23-24.There was no player that everyone had to know before the year. There was not going to be a #FallinForDahlin, #LoseForHughes, or even a #FailForNail tanking slogan. This was always going to be a draft in which there would be a year-long, thorough discussion about who deserved to become the 58th No. 1 pick in NHL Draft history.