Seattle Kraken roster tracker: Latest updates, rumors on 2021 NHL Expansion Draft picks

The Seattle Kraken are prepared to officially unveil their roster during the 2021 NHL Growth Draft.

On Wednesday night time, general supervisor Ron Francis, aided by a myriad of massive names which include women’s basketball star Sue Chicken, Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton and Marshawn Lynch, will announce the 30 men he is having from your favored team throughout a broadcast on ESPN.

Until finally then, who will don the Kraken jersey come October is nevertheless a subject of speculation, but that has not stopped the mock drafts to stream, the rumors to swirl and the information to leak out early. Seattle submitted its picks to the NHL in advance of the 10 a.m. ET deadline.

Sporting News is monitoring the most recent rumored selections and side discounts right up until the Kraken announce the players who will join their lineup.

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Seattle Kraken roster

The Kraken have to choose at least 14 forwards, nine defensemen and a few goalies. 20 of the 30 players picked have to have contracts for 2021-22 and all contracts have to be cap compliant (ceiling is $81.five million). Also, a swift reminder: the Golden Knights are exempt.

Staff Participant POS CAP Strike
Anaheim Ducks  Haydn Fleury (described)  D  $one.3M
Arizona Coyotes  Tyler Pitlick (described)  RW  $one.75M
Boston Bruins  Jeremy Lauzon (described)  D  $850K
Buffalo Sabres  Will Borgen (described)  D  RFA
Calgary Flames  Mark Giordano (described)  D  $6.75M
Carolina Hurricanes  Morgan Geekie (described)  C/W  RFA
Chicago Blackhawks  –  –  –
Colorado Avalanche  Joonas Donskoi (described)  RW  $three.9M
Columbus Blue Jackets  Gavin Bayreuther (described)  D  UFA
Dallas Stars  Jamie Oleksiak (described)  D  UFA
Detroit Red Wings  –  –  –
Edmonton Oilers  Adam Larsson (described)  D  UFA
Florida Panthers  Chris Driedger (described)  G  UFA
Los Angeles Kings  Kurtis MacDermid (described)  D  $875K
Minnesota Wild  Carson Soucy (described)  D  $two.75M
Montreal Canadiens  Cale Fleury (described)  D  RFA
Nashville Predators  Calle Jarnkrok (described)  C/W  $2M
New Jersey Devils  Nathan Bastian (described)  RW  $825K
New York Islanders  Jordan Eberle (described)  RW  $five.5M
New York Rangers  Colin Blackwell (described)  C/W  $725K
Ottawa Senators  Joey Daccord (described)  G  $750K
Philadelphia Flyers  Carsen Twarynski (described)  LW  RFA
Pittsburgh Penguins  Brandon Tanev (described)  LW  $three.5M
San Jose Sharks  Alexander Correct (described)  C  RFA
St. Louis Blues  Vince Dunn (described)  D  RFA
Tampa Bay Lightning  Yanni Gourde (described)  C  $five.17M
Toronto Maple Leafs  Jared McCann (described)  C/W  $two.94M
Vancouver Canucks  Kole Lind (described)  RW  RFA
Washington Capitals  Vitek Vanecek (described)  G  $717K
Winnipeg Jets  Mason Appleton (described)  RW  $900K

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NHL Growth Draft rumors

(All situations are Jap)

12:31 p.m. — Between the largest surprises of the enlargement draft so far, Seattle opted not to choose Max Domi from the Blue Jackets and alternatively took a 27-yr-outdated defenseman who performed nine NHL video games in 2020-21.

12:05 p.m. — Hurricanes defenseman Jake Bean was the assumed choose from Carolina, but Seattle alternatively goes with Morgan Geekie.

11:58 a.m. — Seattle’s choose from the Jets could suggest Winnipeg negotiated a side offer to end the Kraken from having defenseman Dylan DeMelo.

11:fifty three a.m. — So far Seattle GM Ron Francis has been cautious to steer clear of bloated contracts.

11:45 a.m. — Seattle has maybe discovered its to start with captain in 37-yr-outdated Mark Giordano, plucked from new Pacific Dvision rival Flames.

11:37 a.m. — Seattle has reportedly sourced its goalies from Florida, Washington and Ottawa.

11:33 a.m. — Kaapo Kahkonen was greatly speculated to be one particular of Seattle’s goalie choices. 

11:30 a.m. — The NHL Growth Draft has so far been a buzzkill for anybody hoping for chaos. Gabriel Landeskog, a pending UFA, will not be Seattle’s choose from Colorado.

11:21 a.m. — This indicates Alex Kerfoot is remaining put in Toronto.

11:16 a.m. — Another massive name who will not be headed to Seattle.

11:10 a.m. — It seems Carey Price tag to Seattle was all chat.

11:07 a.m. — Could Vladimir Tarasenko be at the center of one particular of present day largest side discounts?

10:40 a.m. — Brandon Tanev is the Penguins guy? Intriguing.

10 a.m. — The Kraken have submitted all the deets to the NHL. Now we wait around.

nine:57 a.m. — One more pending UFA but time is ticking on when points have to have to be submitted to the NHL.

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nine:05 a.m. — A minor surprising that Larsson is not re-signing with the Oilers who reportedly offered him comparable dollars.

nine:42 a.m.. — Any thought of the Kraken having anybody but Gourde seems to be squashed.

8:58 a.m. — The to start with information arrives down. If it is in simple fact Larsson and Oleksiak, they will be the only players Seattle can choose from the Oilers and Stars, respectively.