On this version of Kraken Information & Rumors, I’ll talk about new contracts introduced for Carsen Twarynski and Cale Fleury, in addition to evaluate the Seattle Kraken’s newly launched sport instances.
Carsen Twarynski Indicators One-Yr, Two-Approach Contract
The Kraken signed left wing Twarynski to a one-year, two-way contract on Friday. The deal is value a mean annual worth (AAV) of $750,000 on the NHL stage. The 23-year-old was chosen from the Philadelphia Flyers within the 2021 NHL Enlargement Draft over notable names akin to Jakub Voracek, James van Riemsdyk and Shayne Gostisbehere.
Tawrnyski made his NHL debut with the Flyers in 2019 and performed 22 video games with the crew over two seasons, recording one objective. He spent nearly all of the 2020-21 season on Philadelphia’s taxi squad, however usually performed with their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Lehigh Valley Phantoms. In 107 AHL video games, he has tallied 38 factors (18 objectives, 20 assists). It’s unlikely we are going to see him on the Kraken’s opening-night roster, however the younger ahead nonetheless has a while left to develop. He describes himself as a “energy ahead good on each ends” and can be wanting to show himself to move coach Dave Hakstol and normal supervisor Ron Francis when he will get to work in Seattle.
Cale Fleury Indicators One-Yr, Two-Approach Contract
Within the Kraken’s second signing on Friday, Cale Fleury inked a one-year, two-way deal value an AAV of $750,000. Cale, whose older brother Haydn can also be a member of the Kraken, was chosen from the Montreal Canadiens within the 2021 NHL Enlargement Draft. The 2 brothers have but to play on an NHL crew collectively, however the possibility is now on the table with each gamers signed to contracts in Seattle.
Cale has performed 41 NHL video games, all in the course of the 2019-20 season, recording one help. He has performed nearly all of his skilled profession with the Canadiens’ AHL affiliate Laval Rocket. In 92 video games with the Rocket, he recorded 34 factors (11 objectives, 23 assists). At 22 years previous, he’s nonetheless within the means of creating into an NHL-caliber defenseman and can possible want no less than one or two extra seasons within the AHL earlier than probably transitioning to the NHL full time. If he ever wanted some additional motivation, his brother Haydn will possible be ready for him to affix him in Seattle.
NHL Releases Sport Instances for All 82 Common-Season Kraken Video games
Additionally on Friday, the NHL released game times for all 82 regular-season video games scheduled for the Kraken’s inaugural season. Nearly all of residence video games will start at 7:00 p.m. PT, excluding Sunday video games, which is able to begin one hour earlier at 6:00 p.m. PT. For his or her first sport in franchise historical past, the crew will go to the Vegas Golden Knights for a 7 p.m. PT begin time on Oct. 17. Just a little beneath two weeks later, Seattle will host their rival Vancouver Canucks for the first-ever sport at Local weather Pledge Area at 7 p.m. PT on Oct. 23.
The Kraken will play two afternoon video games at residence; one towards the Chicago Blackhawks at 2 p.m. PT on Jan. 17, 2021, (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) and one other versus the Calgary Flames at 4 p.m. PT on April 9, 2021.
There’s lots to be enthusiastic about with the Kraken’s introduced sport instances. Followers from close to and much can lastly begin planning their journeys to see the NHL’s latest franchise play because the dream of watching skilled hockey in Seattle is now changing into a actuality. All the things is nearly set with slightly below two months till the puck drops on the 2021-22 NHL season and the primary roster in Kraken historical past hits the ice. The environment across the group and Seattle is electrical because the crew prepares for an thrilling season forward.
Tom Pepper is a Seattle Kraken superfan and each day columnist at The Hockey Writers. He has been writing at THW since June 2020 and masking Kraken information and rumors since June 2021. As well as, he hosts the THW What’s Kraken present on iHeartRadio. Exterior of THW, he research on the Ryerson Faculty of Journalism and covers U Sports activities hockey on the Eyeopener pupil newspaper. Comply with him on Twitter at @TomPepper. For interview requests or inquiries, please e-mail Tom immediately at [email protected]