Reviewing Seattle Kraken’s expansion draft picks…
The upstart Seattle Kraken built their roster within on Wednesday, selecting a player from every team except the Vegas Golden Knights as part of the NHL Expansion Draft. Mark Giordano, a former NHL All-Star, Norris award winner and long-time Calgary Flames team captain was Seattle’s most notable addition.
Vince Dunn (St. Louis Blues) and Yanni Gourde (Tampa Bay Lightning) are also headed to Seattle and will bring valuable championship experience, as they’ve collectively been a part of the last three Stanley Cup winners.
Overall, Seattle selected 15 forwards, 12 defensemen and three goaltenders on the night. It was required to select at least 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders.