The Seattle Kraken are the newest addition to the National Hockey League, and an exciting new era of professional ice hockey has arrived in Seattle. The team officially began play during the 2021–22 season, joining as a member of the Pacific Division in the Western Conference. Home games will be played at Climate Pledge Arena, located near downtown Seattle. Led by General Manager Ron Francis and Head Coach Rick Bowness, this dynamic organization is committed to bringing high-quality entertainment while developing strong relationships with local fans and businesses alike. Get ready for some thrilling NHL action – it’s time to show your support for your hometown heroes: The Seattle Kraken.
1. Mark Giordano
Giordano is a veteran of the NHL, having played since 2002. He has been with the Toronto Maple Leafs since 2012 and has become one of their most important players.
Giordano is known for his solid defence and ability to contribute offensively as well. He was named an All-Star in 2013 and 2018, respectively, making him one of the best defenders in the league.
Giordano can also play on the penalty kill and score goals from time to time; he is not just a defender. His contract with Toronto expires at the end of 2022-23 season, so there's still some football left in him.
Giordano often helps lead Canada during international competitions such as World Cups and Olympic Games where he excels both defensively and offensively (once scoring 7 goals in a single game). 8 As we approach his 40th birthday it will be interesting to see how long he continues playing at an elite level - hopefully many more years.
2. Yanni Gourde
Yanni Gourde is a talented player with the Seattle Kraken of the NHL. He was drafted by Tampa Bay in the 2nd round, 58th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
In his first two seasons with Seattle he recorded 64 points (25 goals and 41 assists) in 82 games played. His best season statistically came in 2017-2018 when he scored 27 goals and assisted on 46 more for 69 points, good for 5th place on Seattle's scoring list that year.
Gourde has represented Canada at both junior levels (2008 World U18 Championships & 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships), as well as at senior level (2015 World Cup of Hockey). On October 10th 2018, Yanni announced his retirement from professional hockey after 13 years playing professionally; however he will still continue to play for Team Quebec at various age group tournaments such as the Spengler Cup this winter 2019-2020
3. Jordan Eberle
Jordan Eberle is a right wing who has played for the Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders and Calgary Flames in his NHL career. He was drafted by the Oilers in the third round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Eberle scored 46 goals and added 82 assists for 128 points during the 2010-11 season with Edmonton, winning both the Calder Trophy as rookie of year and Hart Memorial Trophy as league MVP that year. In 2013, he was traded to New York where he spent four seasons before being dealt to Calgary at the trade deadline in 2017.
During his time with Edmonton, he won two Stanley Cups (2008 & 2009) and an Olympic gold medal (2010). On July 1st, 2018 Jordan Eberle re-signed with Calgary on a one-year contract worth $5 million USD.. He finished second on Team Canada's roster at their successful quest for Olympic gold once again this year - scoring 4 goals along with 5 assists over 7 games while averaging almost 17 minutes per game.
He is married to Hayley Wickenheiser
4. Jared McCann
Jared McCann is a 26-year-old forward who played for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2019. He was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the first round, 24th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
McCann had an impressive rookie season with Vancouver, scoring 21 goals and adding 39 assists for 60 points in 82 games. In 2016 he scored 33 goals and added 45 assists for 78 points in 79 games and led all rookies in voting for the Calder Memorial Trophy as best player under 25 years old.
McCann signed a six-year contract extension with Vancouver worth $36 million on July 1st, 2017; however he suffered a broken foot towards the end of that year which caused him to miss significant time (21 games). After returning from injury, he struggled to recapture his form and finished with just 16 goals and 29 assists through 81 games during 2018–19 campaign before being traded to Pittsburgh at the trade deadline; where he has since enjoyed success playing alongside Sidney Crosby (24 goals) or Evgeni Malkin (8 goals).
5. Vince Dunn
Vince Dunn is a 26-year-old Canadian professional ice hockey winger. He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the third round, 85th overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Dunn made his professional debut with the Blues' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, The San Antonio Rampage, in 2016–17 and scored five goals and eight assists for 13 points in 39 games before joining their primary team for 2017–18 where he recorded nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points in 73 games.
In 2018–19, Dunn enjoyed a breakout season with the Blues scoring 22 goals and 44 assists for 68 points in 80 games en route to being named an alternate captain at age 23 years old making him one of only two players under 24 to achieve this honour that year along with Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins On July 1, 2019, it was announced that Dunn had signed a six-year contract extension worth $36 million ($6 million per season) with the Blues
6. Jamie Oleksiak
Jamie Oleksiak was born on December 21, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario. He is 6'7" and weighs 255 pounds - making him one of the biggest players in the NHL. Oleksiak played for both the Texas Stars (AHL) and Dallas Stars before signing with Seattle in 2022 as a free agent.
In his rookie season with Seattle, he recorded 20 points (8 goals and 12 assists) in 82 games - helping them to win their first Stanley Cup championship since 1987. Oleksiak has continued to be a key player for Seattle over the past few seasons, recording 68 points (27 goals and 41 assists) in 161 games between 2020-2212 inclusive - making him an integral part of their success story at both the AHL level and now at the NHL level too.
Jamie Oleksiak is a defenseman who played for the Seattle Kraken of the AHL before being drafted by the Dallas Stars in 2011. He has spent time with Pittsburgh and Dallas, most recently playing for the Stars in 2016-17. Oleksiak is known as an effective offensive defenseman, scoring 14 goals and adding 50 assists in 215 NHL games. His greatest success came with Pittsburgh where he won two Stanley Cups (2018, 2017). Despite his successes on the ice, Oleksiak has had some off-ice problems including a DUI charge from early 2018 which resulted in him missing some playoff games for Dallas; this was later resolved through community service rather than jail time.
Overall, Jamie Oleksiak is an experienced player who has shown flashes of brilliance at both ends of the rink – he will be looking to continue that form next season with Dallas hoping to challenge for another Stanley Cup
7. Matty Beniers
Matty Beniers is a young American soccer player who was signed with the Seattle Kraken in 2022. Beniers started playing soccer at an early age and quickly became one of the top players in his region.
He attended college at Boston College and helped lead them to two NCAA championships, as well as being named ACC Rookie of the Year in 2018. After graduating from BC, Matty signed with Seattle and has been training ever since to be ready for next year's season.
Matty is known for his speed, strength, and ability to score goals both inside and outside of the box. He is excited to join the Kraken team next year and help take them further up into Division 1 play. Matty Beniers was the 2nd overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
He is a left-handed center who has spent his entire career with the Seattle Kraken of the American Hockey League (AHL). Beniers has represented Team USA at several international tournaments, including the World Junior Championships and IIHF World Championship. In 2018-19, he led Seattle in scoring with 62 points (24 goals, 38 assists) in 73 games played.
At 175 pounds, Matty Beniers is relatively small for an NHL player but he makes up for it with speed and strength on both skates and puckhandling abilities.
8. Brandon Tanev
Brandon Tanev is a left wing player for the Vancouver Canucks, who was drafted by the team in the 3rd round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Brandon has spent most of his career playing with the Tri-City Americans in the USHL, where he won back to back championships in 2013 and 2014.
After being called up to Vancouver during their playoff run last year, Brandon made his debut against Calgary and scored his first NHL goal on April 1st vs Edmonton. This season, Brandon has appeared in all 82 games for Vancouver and recorded 16 goals and 32 assists for 48 points as well as 10 penalty minutes.
In addition to hockey, Brandon also participates in track & field at UBC where he competes both indoors and outdoors (he holds several Canadian records). Blessed with excellent speed and agility that allows him to get around defenders easily on offense or defense, expect Brandon Tanev to continue making an impact on both sides of the ice into next season.
9. Morgan Geekie
Morgan Geekie is a 24-year-old Canadian ice hockey player who currently plays for the Charlotte Checkers in the American Hockey League (AHL). Morgan was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, but never played with them due to being traded to the Calgary Flames shortly after.
He returned to North America and signed with the Charlotte Checkers on August 1st, 2018. In his first season back in North America, he scored 23 goals and 46 points in 67 games as a rookie. At 6' 3", 192 lbs., Geekie is an imposing figure at both ends of the rink and has been compared to former Hurricane Eric Staal. As well as playing professional ice hockey, Morgan also competes in amateur level tournaments such as The World Juniors Championships where he has won a silver medal twice (2016 & 2017), helping Canada reach their first ever final appearance in that event last year where they lost 4-0 against Russia
10. Mason Appleton
Mason Appleton was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on January 15th 1996. He is 6'3" tall and weighs in at 193 lbs. Mason played football for the University of Notre Dame before being drafted by the Seattle Kraken in the 2019 NFL Draft.
In his rookie year with the Kraken, he started 10 games at right guard and finished second on the team with 54 tackles and two sacks while also contributing three pass defenses and one forced fumble. The 2020 season saw him rack up 57 tackles (second on the team) including four sacks, five passes defended, a forced fumble, an interception returned for a touchdown, and one special teams tackle as well as playing 18 defensive snaps in Super Bowl LIII against New England Patriots making him an important piece to their championship run that year.
As of early 2022 it appears that Mason will be leaving Seattle after 4 years to join division rivals Arizona Cardinals where he will again play guard according to reports from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport...apparently giving #Cardinals fans some much-needed hope heading into what has been another disappointing season thus far.
11. Philipp Grubauer
Philipp Grubauer is a goaltender for the Hershey Bears in the AHL. He was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 6th round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
He has played in 157 career games, all with Washington, recording a record of 74-60-8 with 2 shutouts and a GAA of 2.42. In 2015 he won his first Calder Cup championship as part of Hershey's team that went undefeated through the playoffs.
Philipp Grubauer was born on November 25 1991 in Rosenheim, Germany and raised in nearby Ludwigsburg with two siblings; one older brother and one younger sister He attended university at Ruhr University Bochum where he majored in business administration before turning to hockey full time when he completed his degree Philipp Grubauer is a goaltender for the Washington Capitals.
He was drafted 112th overall in 2010 by Seattle Kraken, then traded to the Washington Capitals in 2011. Philipp has played with several NHL teams, most recently Colorado Avalanche and Washington Capitals. In his playing career so far, Philipp has won two Stanley Cups - one with the Vancouver Canucks (2011) and one with the Washington Capitals (2018). Philipp also represented Germany at international level on numerous occasions, including at the World Championships (2015), Olympic Games (2016), and World Junior Championships (2013 & 2017).
As a goalkeeper, Philipp is known for his strong positional play and quick reflexes; he was voted as an All-Star for both the 2016–17 season and 2017–18 season by fans of NHL clubs online.
12. Adam Larsson
Adam Larsson is a defenceman for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL. He was drafted by the Devils in 2011, and has since established himself as one of their key players.
He has been awarded two Stanley Cups with New Jersey, in 2015 and 2017. Outside of hockey, he is also pursuing an degree at Uppsala University in Sweden. Adam Larsson is considered to be one of the best defenseman in the league, and will be a valuable asset for any team that manages to sign him Adam Larsson is a defenseman for the New Jersey Devils in the NHL.
He was drafted 4th overall by the team in 2011 and has since played 154 games, scoring 24 goals and 78 points. Adam Larsson originally played for Seattle Kraken of the American Hockey League before moving to Skellefteå AIK of Sweden's Elitserien league in 2009. In 2013, he signed with Edmonton Oilers as a free agent and helped them reach the Stanley Cup Finals that year, where they were defeated by Boston Bruins.
After spending two seasons with Edmonton, he moved to National Team Sweden for the 2014 World Championships where they reached the final but lost to Canada
13. Calle Järnkrok
Calle Järnkrok is a center for the Nashville Predators. He was drafted by the Predators in the third round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Järnkrok has spent his entire career with Nashville, having played over 600 games and scoring 100 points.
In 2017, he helped lead Sweden to their first ever gold medal at an international tournament, the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Järnkrok is married and has two children; he speaks Swedish and English fluently. Calle Järnkrok is a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Sweden.
He was drafted 51st overall by the Detroit Red Wings in 2010. Calle Järnkrok has played with Brynäs IF, Nashville Predators, Seattle Kraken, Calgary Flames and National team Sweden over his career so far. In 2009, he made his debut in the Swedish Elitserien playing with Brynäs IF scoring 11 goals and 8 assists in 46 games that season.
His breakout season came during the 2011-2012 campaign when he scored 20 goals and added 31 assists for51 points in 66 games to help lead Brynäs IF to their first ever playoff appearance as well as being named Rookie of The Year award recipient honors from both Finland’s Vezina Trophy voting panel (the top goalie goaltender) AND The Hockey News/Prospect Watch International poll (the international player most likely to make an impact at NHL level).
In 2013-2014 he had another outstanding year netting 27 goals along with 38 assists for 65 points helping lead Nashville Predators to their second consecutive postseason appearance where they were eventually eliminated by Tampa Bay Lightning in 5 games after leading 3-1 early on in the series. Calle Järnkrok signed a six year contract extension with Detroit Red Wings on January 6th 2019 which will keep him contracted until 2024.
14. Carson Soucy
Carson Soucy is a professional ice hockey player who has played for the Seattle Kraken of the American Hockey League (AHL) since 2017. Soucy was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the fourth round, 122nd overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and spent four seasons with their AHL affiliate Rochester Americans before signing with Seattle.
He made his NHL debut on October 12th, 2017 against Winnipeg Jets and recorded an assist in a 7-5 victory. In 2018-19 season he had 23 points in 62 games playing primarily as a top line centre but suffered an ankle injury that ended his season prematurely after recording 10 goals and 24 assists for 38 points over 36 games prior to injuring it..
The 2019-20 campaign saw him return to full health and record 31 points (14G / 17A) in 63 games - good enough for third place among all forwards on the team behind only Tyler Johnson & Nikita Kucherov - earning himself a two year contract extension worth $1 million per year which kicks off from 2020-21 onwards.. Soucy is known for having excellent puck possession skills along with strong skating ability; these attributes led some commentators to nickname him "The Iceman" or "Captain Canada".
15. Will Borgen
Borgen was born in Moorhead, Minnesota and grew up playing hockey. Borgen played college hockey at the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he was a two-time conference champion and an All-American.
After graduating from Omaha, Borgen signed with the Seattle Kraken of the AHL in 2016. In his rookie season with Seattle, Borgen led all defensemen in scoring with 43 points (11 goals and 32 assists).
In 2017–2018, Borgen had another strong year with Seattle tallying 48 points (13 goals and 35 assists) in 72 games played before being called up to join Team USA for the World Championships where they won gold medal game against Canada 4–1..
On July 1st, 2018 it was announced that Will had signed a one-year contract extension with the Kraken which will keep him through 2021–22 season...
16. Chris Driedger
Chris Driedger is a goaltender who played for the Ottawa Senators in 2016. Chris was drafted by the Senators in the 3rd round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
He has previously played for Manitoba Moose, Portland Winterhawks and Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League (WHL). In his first professional season with Ottawa, he appeared in 26 games and posted a record of 14-6-1 with a 2.48 goals against average (GAA) and .918 save percentage (.930).
Chris made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut during their Eastern Conference semi-final series against Tampa Bay Lightning where he allowed one goal on eight shots before being pulled in favour of Ben Bishop late into overtime of Game 5 which ended up costing them as they lost 4-3 in OT to move on to face Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 1 where they were eliminated 4-0 after losing Games 1, 2 & 5 at home despite holding an early 3-1 lead thanks to two goals from Bobby Ryan including an OT winner; this would be Ryan's last game as a Senator following six seasons with Ottawa leading up to it Returning to regular duty for Game 6 back at Scotiabank Place, Driedger continued his strong play allowing only 19 shots over 54 minutes but it wasn't enough as Tampa Bay scored three unanswered goals en route to their eventual victory; this would be Driedger's final appearance wearing an Ottawa uniform - finishing out his rookie campaign having compiled a record of 18 wins, seven losses and four ties while posting GAA=2.72 SV%= .915
17. Joonas Donskoi
Joonas Donskoi is a right wing player who has played in the NHL for the San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche. Donskoi was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 2nd round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his debut with them in 2012-13. Donskoi signed with the Dallas Stars as a free agent in 2016 and he helped them win their first Stanley Cup that year. He also won silver medals at both the World Championships (2016) and Olympics (2018).
In 2020, Donskoi joined forces with the Colorado Avalanche and he has been playing there ever since then. Joonas Donskoi is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward, who was drafted by the Seattle Kraken in the 99th overall NHL Draft. He has spent most of his career with the Oulun Kärpät, where he won two Finnish championships and an appearance in the playoffs for Finland at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Donskoi signed as a free agent with San Jose Sharks on July 1st, 2017. Joonas' older brother Toni played 9 seasons in the NHL for Florida Panthers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Dallas Stars before retiring in 2013.
18. Ryan Donato
Ryan Donato is an American professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Donato was drafted by the Bruins in the first round, 24th overall, in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his NHL debut with Boston during the 2016-17 season and played a pivotal role on their Stanley Cup-winning team that year. In 2018, he signed a six-year contract extension with Boston worth $30 million dollars. His playing style has been described as dynamic and creative, able to score goals both at high speed and from close range due to his quick hands and footwork; he's also known for being an excellent passer out of pressure situations..
Outside of hockey, Donato works as a spokesperson for United Way Worldwide’s “It Takes A Village” campaign which focuses on helping children who have lost one or more parents due to child abuse or neglect.. Ryan was born without fibula bones in each leg which resulted in him undergoing multiple surgeries when he was young but it hasn't slowed him down one bit.
19. Jaden Schwartz
Schwartz was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Schwartz has played for both the Blues and Chicago Blackhawks during his career, where he has tallied 83 points (37 goals, 50 assists) in 253 games.
Schwartz signed a six-year contract extension with St. Louis on July 1st, 2016 worth $36 million dollars ($6 million per year). Schwartz is known as an excellent skater who can create chances for himself and teammates with good passing and shooting ability from the left wing position.
He was nominated for 2017-18 NHL All Star Game but failed to make it onto the final roster due to injury sustained earlier in the season against Columbus Blue Jackets Jaden Schwartz is a left winger who plays for the St. Louis Blues in the NHL. He was drafted 14th overall by the Blues in 2010 and has since played 96 games with them, scoring 33 goals and adding 74 assists.
Schwartz made his international debut for Canada at the 2012 World Junior Championship, where he helped lead his team to a silver medal finish. In 2014, Schwartz signed an eight-year contract extension with the Blues worth $46 million USD ($60 million CAD). Jaden Schwartz is considered one of the best young players in hockey and is expected to be a mainstay on StLouis’s roster for many years to come
20. Alexander Wennberg
Alexander Wennberg is a Swedish centre who was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. In his rookie season with Columbus, Alexander Wennberg put up 19 goals and 43 assists for 62 points in 82 games played.
He was awarded Rookie of the Year honors and also made Team Sweden's World Cup roster that year. The next season, 2014-15, saw Alexander Wennberg score 21 goals and 52 assists for 73 points in 80 games played as he helped lead Columbus to their first ever playoff berth.
In 2016-17, Alexander Wennberg led all NHL players with 129239 hits (5th most in League history). This impressive statistic helped him win Defensive Player of the Year honours from Sports Illustrated magazine. After another successful campaign with 66 goals and 102 assists for 158 points over three seasons with Columbus, Alexander Wenna
21. Cale Fleury
Cale Fleury was born in Carlyle, Saskatchewan on November 19th 1998. At 24 years old, Cale Fleury is a defenceman who currently plays for the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL.
In 2016-17, he played 59 games and scored four goals and 10 assists for 14 points. Notably, during the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs he recorded five assists in eight games as Vancouver reached the Final where they lost to Washington Capitals.
He holds Canadian citizenship through his mother and has represented Canada at both junior (U18) level and international play with Team Canada U20s winning a bronze medal at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Finland earlier this year..
His father Terry also played hockey professionally for parts of six seasons including playing three games for Montreal Canadiens in 1985-86 season before retiring from professional ice hockey due to injury incurred while playing against Calgary Flames on October 5th 1986).
Outside of sport Cale is interested in photography having won first prize at an amateur photo shoot contest sponsored by Pan Pacific Air Lines earlier this year..
22. Oliver Bjorkstrand
Oliver Bjorkstrand is a young Danish winger who has been highly regarded for his scoring abilities since he burst onto the scene as a teenager. He made his debut with HBK in the 2011-12 season and quickly showed himself to be one of the league's top prospects, netting 26 goals in 63 games.
In 2013, Bjorkstrand signed with Columbus Crew SC and helped them make it to the MLS Cup final that year before they were narrowly defeated by Seattle Sounders FC. The following two seasons saw him score 39 times in 141 appearances for Columbus, helping them win back-to-back Eastern Conference titles before being dispatched by Toronto FC in the semi-finals of the 2016 MLS playoffs.
After spending 2017 on loan at English side Brighton & Hove Albion, Bjorkstrand returned to Columbus ahead of their 2018 campaign where he bagged 11 goals en route to being named club MVP and Supporters' Player of Year honours – both firsts for him in North America. With 10 years experience playing at European level (primarily representing Denmark), Bjorkstrannd is now looking forward to making his mark on American soil with LAFC next season … if all goes according to plan.
23. Joey Daccord
Joey Daccord is a goaltender for the Seattle Kraken in the National Hockey League (NHL). Daccord was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
In his rookie season with Boston, he led all rookies in both save percentage (.922) and goals against average (2.11). After two seasons with Boston, he was traded to Tampa Bay Lightning on July 1st, 2017 as part of a package that brought Steven Stamkos to Boston.
He made his debut for Tampa Bay on October 5th, 2017 against Montreal Canadiens and recorded 33 saves in a 3-1 victory. On February 26th, 2019, Daccord signed an eight-year contract extension with Tampa Bay worth $56 million ($8 million per year). As of December 31st 2018, Joey Daccord has played 143 games in the NHL where he has compiled a record of 46-42-10 with 8 shutouts along with a .910 save percentage and 2188 shots faced averaging 28 minutes per game.https://www2euphoriacdncomassetsglobalnewsnetwizardsgondolaspeedwaymlbjerseyssaleoffersteamusaonlinegames20182019hockeyjerseysdefaultsizesmaller
24. Kole Lind
Lind was drafted by the Seattle Kraken in the sixth round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Lind played junior hockey with the Swift Current Broncos and Regina Pats before being traded to Seattle for Adam Helewka in November 2017.
Lind had a strong rookie season with the Kraken, scoring 32 goals and 73 points in 68 games. Lind is known for his speed, agility, and shooting ability from close range. In addition to playing hockey, Lind also plays lacrosse for Team Saskatchewan as a midfielder/forward hybrid player on offense and defense; he has won several national championships with them over his career so far..
Lind is currently signed to an entry-level contract with Seattle through 2023-24 season Kole Lind was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the third round of the 2017 NHL Draft. He has spent his entire playing career with the Canucks, appearing in over 200 games and recording 27 goals and 56 assists. In 2018-19, he led all rookies with 28 goals and 63 points in 80 games played for Vancouver.
Lind represented Canada at both the World Junior Championships (2017) and IIHF World Championship (2018). Kole is a two-time WHL champion with Seattle Kraken (2013–14) and Coachella Valley Firebirds (2015–16).
25. Nathan Bastian
Nathan Bastian was born on December 6, 1997 in Kitchener, Ontario. He is a right wing player who most recently played for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Nathan has represented Canada at various youth levels and has also appeared in two NHL games with the Calgary Flames. In addition to hockey, Nathan enjoys spending time with his family and playing video games.
As an amateur player, Bastian made a total of $87,500 over four seasons in the AHL before signing a pro contract with Hershey on July 1st of this year. His salary will be $675 per week plus bonuses which bring his yearly earnings up to around $861,000 as of October 2017 .
Nathan is set to make his professional debut against Charlotte Checkers on October 7th Nathan Bastian is a right-handed shooter who has played for the New Jersey Devils in the NHL. Bastian was drafted 41st overall by the Devils in 2016. He made his debut with New Jersey during the 2017–18 season and has since remained with the club playing regularly throughout that campaign and into this current one.
Bastian is known for being an offensively potent player, as evidenced by his point totals across both of his professional seasons thus far - 52 points in 71 games played between Seattle Kraken (AHL) and New Jersey last season, followed up by 53 points in 73 contests during 2018–19 so far with NJD..
26. Haydn Fleury
Haydn Fleury is a 6'3" 191 cm defenceman who plays for the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League. Haydn was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round, 76th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Fleury made his professional debut with AHL affiliate Lake Erie in 2016-17 and led all rookies with 18 points (4 goals, 14 assists) in 55 games played. In 2017-18 he split time between Lake Erie and San Antonio Rampage of the AHL where he scored 16 points (5 goals, 11 assists) in 39 games played before being called up to play for Team Canada at World Juniors Championship where he won a silver medal scoring 5 points (1 goal, 4 assists).
After playing 35 games with Avalanche during 2018-19 season Fleury was traded to Carolina Hurricanes on January 5th 2019 along with defenseman Zach Redmond and forward Andreas Martinsen for forwards Micheal Ferland, Lucas Wallmark and Sebastian Aho as well as two second round picks (#42 overall amd #64 Overall). With Carolina Haydn has appeared in 21 games recording 2 assist while averaging 17 minutes per game over that span registering a plus/minus rating (+12).
He also recorded 1 point(0G+1A)in 7 playoff matches helping Carolinas reach Eastern Conference Final but ultimately losing to Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1
27. Jeremy Lauzon
Jeremy Lauzon is a defenceman who was drafted in the 2nd round, 44th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He played with Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) from 2012 to 2015 and recorded 47 points (11 goals and 36 assists) in 114 games.
Jeremy made his professional debut with Hamilton Bulldogs of American Hockey League (AHL) on April 8, 2016 against Springfield Falcons and scored his first goal two days later against Lehigh Valley Phantoms. On January 7, 2018 he was traded to Vegas Golden Knights for Max Domi and Anthony Duclair .
Jeremy appeared in 43 games for Vegas scoring 10 points before being sidelined due to injury on March 17th game vs Dallas Stars . After recovering from injury, Jeremy signed a one-year contract extension with Golden Knights on May 25th worth $650K ($75/game). In June 2019 he re-signed another one year deal with franchise valued at $1 million dollars
28. Colin Blackwell
Colin Blackwell is a 29-year old center for the Seattle Kraken in the NHL. Colin was drafted by the Boston Bruins in 2011, and made his debut with them that same year.
He moved to Seattle midway through the 2015-2016 season, where he has since become one of their most consistent players. In 2018, Colin signed an eight-year deal with Seattle worth $49 million dollars USD ($60 million CAD).
He is known for his gritty play and strong defensive presence on both sides of the puck. Colin has also represented Team USA at several international tournaments, including World Juniors (2011), World Championships (2015) and Olympic Winter Games (2018).
Colin Blackwell was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 2016 NHL Draft. He has played for both the Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators during his playing career. Blackwell is a versatile player, able to play many positions on the ice well. His biggest strength lies in his hockey IQ; he knows how to read plays and make smart decisions on the ice.
Colin Blackwell is an important part of both teams he has played for, and will continue to do so in future seasons as well
29. Dennis Cholowski
Dennis Cholowski was born on February 15, 1998 in Langley, British Columbia. Dennis is a defenseman and played for the Penticton Vees of the BCHL before being drafted by the Nashville Predators in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his debut with Nashville during their game against Winnipeg on October 12th, 2017 and scored his first NHL goal later that same night against goaltender Connor Hellebuyck. In total, he has appeared in eight games for Nashville scoring one goal while recording three assists.
Cholowski will be playing with HIFK of Finland's Liiga next season where he is expected to play an important role for them as they look to challenge for a playoff spot this year.. Dennis Cholowski was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 20th round of the 2016 NHL Draft. Cholowski played for the Bridgeport Islanders (AHL) during his rookie season before joining the Washington Capitals for their playoff run.
In 2017-2018, he joined the Detroit Red Wings and has been a regular fixture on their roster ever since. Dennis Cholowski is known for his speed and skating ability which allows him to be very dangerous off ofthe rush or in tight spaces around the ice. He currently has 2 goals and 9 assists in 43 games with Detroit this season
30. Daniel Sprong
Daniel Sprong is a talented, young right winger who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Sprong broke into professional hockey with Willem II Tilburg in 2016-17, scoring 24 goals and 42 assists for 68 points in 54 games played.
He then signed with the Penguins as an undrafted free agent on July 1st, 2017 and made his debut that season playing 11 games for their AHL affiliate, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. In 2018-19, Sprong had another strong season with 51 points (24 goals and 27 assists) in 73 games played for both WBS and PITG before being called up to play 26 games with Pittsburgh during the Stanley Cup playoffs where he helped lead them to victory over Tampa Bay Lightning in game seven of their series.
DanielSprong is expected to be a big part of Pittsburgh's future; he has shown tremendous potential both offensively and defensively throughout his career thus far and should only continue to improve as he gains more experience at the highest level of hockey
31. Alexander True
Alexander True is a Danish professional ice hockey player who currently plays for HC Vityaz of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). True was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round, 75th overall, of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his debut with their American Hockey League affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage, on October 5th, 2017. In his rookie season with both Colorado and San Antonio he recorded 28 points (14 goals and 14 assists) in 54 games played combined between them.
For 2018-19 he signed a two-year contract extension with HC Vityaz to remain in Russia until at least 2020-21 having scored 12 goals and 43 points in 58 games so far this season helping Vityaz secure 2nd place behind SKA Saint Petersburg in their division as well as reaching the semi finals of The KHL Cup where they were defeated 4-1 by Metallurg Magnitogorsk
32. Marcus Johansson
Marcus Johansson was born in Landskrona, Sweden on October 6th 1990. He played youth hockey with his local team before moving to North America to play for the Washington Capitals of the NHL in 2006.
After playing three seasons with Washington, he was traded to the New York Islanders in 2011 where he spent four seasons and won a Stanley Cup championship in 2015. Johansson then signed with the Vegas Golden Knights as a free agent ahead of their inaugural season in 2017-18 and has since helped them win two more championships (2018 and 2019).
Marcus is married to Victoria Dahlström and they have one child together - son Elias who was born in 2018. In addition to his hockey career, Marcus is also an accomplished musician having released two albums – One Night Only (2015) and Life As We Know It (2017).
33. Karson Kuhlman
Kuhlman is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays with the Seattle Kraken of the American Hockey League (AHL). Kuhlman was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round, 26th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Kuhlman made his professional debut with HC Davos of Switzerland's National League A (NLA) in 2015-16 season. He registered nine points (5 goals and 4 assists) in 38 games played for HC Davos before being signed to an entry level contract by Chicago on March 2nd, 2016.
Kuhlman scored his first career AHL goal on December 25th, 2017 against Manitoba Moose at Bell MTS Place Stadium scoring 1:41 into overtime to win 3-2 game.. On September 15th, 2018 he recorded two assists as part of a 5-1 victory over San Antonio Rampage . In doing so he became just the third rookie since 2002–03 to record three or more multi point games within their team’s first 10 contests and also tallied seven points through 11 games this season breaking both records previously held by fellow blueliner Brent Seabrook
34. André Burakovsky
André Burakovsky is a 27-year-old left winger who was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has played for HC Sochi (KHL), Vityaz Podolskiy of KHL, and Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.
With HC Sochi, he won silver medals at both the 2016 IIHF World Championship and 2017 World Junior Championships. In his rookie season with Washington in 2018-19, he scored 24 goals and 36 assists for 60 points in 78 games to help lead them to their first Stanley Cup championship since 2009.
Norris Trophy as best defenseman on the NHL's top team; becoming just the fourth player ever to win back-to-back Norris Trophies (joining Bobby Orr, Wayne Gretzky, & Stan Mikita).
35. Riley Sheahan
Riley Sheahan was born in 1991 in St. Catharines, Ontario. He is a Canadian ice hockey centre who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Riley Sheahan has played for several teams throughout his career, including the Plymouth Whalers and Guelph Storm of the OHL, Boston Bruins and Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL, and Nottingham Panthers of the EIHL.
In 2017-18 season he scored 32 points (17 goals and 15 assists) in 82 games playing with Pittsburgh to help them reach their first Stanley Cup Final since 1992-93 season where they lost to The Montreal Canadiens 4-1..
Prior to this season he had spent time with Detroit Red Wings as well as Boston Bruins following signing as an unrestricted free agent on July 1st 2018. Born December 7th 1991 Riley started skating at age 3 after watching Mario Lemieux play professionally...He always loved being around athletes whether it be practicing or playing sports himself.
His parents instilled values such as hard work ethic honesty & integrity into him from an early age which have helped mold him into who he is today both on & off ice.
36. Shane Wright
Shane Wright is a 19-year-old professional ice hockey player. Shane started playing ice hockey at the age of six and quickly became obsessed with the sport.
Shane attended Burlington Minor Hockey Association before moving to Seattle for his junior career in 2016–17, where he was named to the WHL First All Star Team as a rookie.
In 2017, Shane was drafted by the Seattle Kraken in the 7th round of the NHL Entry Draft after impressing scouts with his speed and playmaking ability on offence and defence.
Shane made his debut for Seattle in their inaugural season of North American League (NAL) against Minnesota Wild on October 12th, 2018 scoring an assist in a 3-1 victory . He has since played 34 games for Seattle over two seasons, scoring 11 goals and adding 16 assists while helping lead them to back-to-back playoffs appearances before being eliminated by eventual NAL champions San Diego Gulls in 4 straight games during their second consecutive conference finals appearance this year; however Wright's performance - which included seven points (3G+4A) through 5 playoff games - earned him league MVP honours nonetheless .
Shane announced that he would be returning to Canada for next season following Seattle's elimination from postseason contention but will still maintain ties to both organizations – signing an AHL contract with Toronto Marlies ahead of 2019–20 regular season , reuniting him once again with head coach Dallas Eakins who coached him previously when he starred at Western Hockey League (WHL) affiliate Vancouver Giants prior to turning pro ; meanwhile continuing his affiliation with Kraken throughout 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs as they attempt make history by becoming first ever team from outside traditional major leagues crowned Calder Cup Champions .
37. Justin Schultz
Schultz was born in Kelowna, British Columbia. He played junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) before being drafted by the Washington Capitals in 2008.
Schultz made his NHL debut with the Capitals in 2010 and has since played for Pittsburgh, Edmonton, Philadelphia and Washington again. In total he has recorded 113 points over 686 career games.
Schultz signed a three-year contract extension with Washington at the end of 2018-19 which will keep him at Capital until 2020-21. Schultz is an offensive defenceman who can provide offence from the blue line or on special teams units; he also excels defensively due to his strong positional play and skating ability..
Schultz became an NHL regular in 2012 with the Anaheim Ducks. He is a right-handed shot and has had success playing on the power play and penalty kill. Schultz was drafted 43rd overall by the Seattle Kraken in 2008, but he never played for them after being traded to Edmonton Oilers soon thereafter. In 2010, Schultz signed with Pittsburgh Penguins and spent two seasons there before being dealt to Washington Capitals mid-season of 2012–13 season where he has since remained as a fixture on their roster ever since.
Justin Schultz represented Canada at international competitions including World Juniors and IIHF World Championships multiple times throughout his career thus far; winning silver medals at both tournaments in 2013 (World Junieties) while also appearing at Sochi Olympics that same year finishing 4th place overall behind Sweden, Russia and Finland respectively
38. Martin Jones
Martin Jones is a goaltender for the San Jose Sharks. He was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and made his debut with them in 2008-09.
After spending four seasons with Boston, he was traded to the Sharks as part of a six player deal on December 11th, 2013. In 2016-17 he became just the fourth goalie in league history to record at least 30 wins and 10 shutouts in a season (joining Martin Brodeur, Patrick Roy and Ed Belfour).
He has won two Stanley Cups with the Shark's (2014 & 2017) and led all goalies during both championship runs in goals against average (.933). Martin Jones has been a goalie in the NHL for six seasons, and is coming off his third season with the San Jose Sharks. In 2016–17, he led all goalies with 48 wins on the season and was second in goals against average (2.31).
He also set a career high with 10 shutouts. Martin Jones won silver medals at both the World Junior Championships (2010) and Winter Olympics (2014), as well as gold medals at the World Cup of Hockey (2017) and IIHF World Championship (2018). Outside of hockey, he studied business administration at Northeastern University before turning professional full-time in 2010.
He married his long-time girlfriend Brittany Laughlin in 2018; they have one child together named Archer born in 2019
39. Carsen Twarynski
Carsen Twarynski is a left wing player for the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League. He was drafted in the 3rd round, 66th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
Twarynski had an impressive rookie season with Swift Current scoring 33 goals and 50 assists for 83 points in 73 games played. In his 2nd year with Swift Current, he improved on those totals to 41 goals and 61 assists for 112 points in 78 games played as well as being named to both The WHL's First All-Star Team and The Canadian Press Player of Year Award shortlist..
This past season, Carsen Twarynski put up another strong campaign with 38 goals and 62 assists for 110 points in 75 games played earning him selection to play at both The WHL's Second All-Star Team and The CHL Top Prospects Game where he recorded two assists playing alongside Connor McDavid ( Oilers ) among others.. At 6'2"', 198 lbs., Carsen Twarynski is considered one of the most physically imposing players currently playing hockey which may explain why teams are reluctant to trade away their star prospects early on ..
40. Max McCormick
Max McCormick is a left winger who played for the Seattle Kraken in 2022. He was born on May 1, 1992 in De Pere, Wisconsin and raised there before moving to Everett, Washington at the age of 18 to play college hockey with the Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips.
McCormick made his professional debut with the San Antonio Rampage during the 2016–17 season but struggled to find consistent playing time and was traded midway through that year to Seattle where he scored 21 goals in 64 games over two seasons. In July 2021, McCormick signed a three-year contract extension with Seattle which will keep him with the team through 2025-26 season.
As well as playing ice hockey, Max also competes in track and field events including javelin throwing and shot puttting Max McCormick is a promising left-handed shot in the NHL who has had a successful career so far with the Ottawa Senators. He was originally drafted by the Seattle Kraken but soon after moved on to play for their AHL affiliate, Coachella Valley Firebirds. In 2014, he made his debut with the Ottawa Senators and has since played an important role in their lineup both on and off the ice.
Max McCormick is a hardworking player who always puts in effort no matter what situation he finds himself in. He is also known for his strong defensive play which allows him to contribute offensively as well. His future looks bright especially considering that he still has room to improve and grow into one of the best players in hockey
41. Gavin Bayreuther
Gavin Bayreuther is a young, skilled player who has spent his entire professional career playing for the Texas Stars. Bayreuther was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the third round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and made his debut with their AHL affiliate in 2015-16.
He scored 12 goals and added 16 assists for 28 points in 68 games with the Blues' big club last season before being traded to Dallas on February 26th, 2018 as part of a package that sent Tyler Seguin to Boston. Bayreuther had an excellent first season with Dallas posting 14 goals and 18 assists for 34 points in 66 games played including playoffs helping them win both Calder Cup championships over Pittsburgh Penguins while also making Team USA's World Championship squad this year where he tallied one goal and two assists against Sweden in seven games played overall/> Gavin comes from hockey bloodlines as his father Rich was a goaltender at Northeastern University (NCAA) before becoming head coach at Bentley University (NCAA).
His older brother Luke currently plays defencemen professionally with HC Davos of Switzerland> Bayrether will likely play another year or two down south before attempting to crack an NHL roster again but all things considered is having had an incredibly successful pro career thus far despite only appearing in just over 100 regular season contests.
42. Alex Barré-Boulet
Alex Barré-Boulet is a 25 year old Canadian hockey player who has spent the majority of his career with the Syracuse Crunch. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round (50th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
In 2020, he signed a two-year contract extension with the Crunch which will keep him at franchise until 2024. Alex has played for Canada at both under 18 and world championships level, and internationally for Team QMJHL & France U18s respectively.
He is known as an offensive defenseman who can offer strong puck possession play from his point position on defense; he also possesses excellent skating ability which allows him to make quick transitions across ice surface Alex Barré-Boulet is a left-handed shot centre who currently plays for the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL.
He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2018 but has never played an NHL game. Alex started his career with the Seattle Kraken of the ECHL before joining their AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, in 2019. Alex has appeared in 67 games for both teams and scored 14 goals and 28 assists combined as well as adding 137 penalty minutes.
He is considered to be one of Syracuse's most promising young players and looks set to make a big impact on ice soon.
43. Derrick Pouliot
Derrick Pouliot was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan on January 16th, 1994. He is 6'0" and weighs 208 lbs. Derrick played defence for the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2016-2018 before being traded to the Anaheim Ducks at the 2018 trade deadline.
In total, he has scored 21 goals and added 63 assists for 84 points in 238 games across all three of his professional seasons so far. Derrick is married with a one-year old son who lives in Canada with him during the offseason sporadically (he also spends time in Switzerland).
Outside of hockey, Derrick enjoys snowboarding and playing video games with his friends when he gets some free time. Derrick Pouliot was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2012. He has played for the San Jose Barracuda, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues and Vegas Golden Knights in his playing career so far.
Derrick Pouliot is a defenseman who primarily plays on the right side of the ice. He has scored 21 goals and 54 assists for 75 points in 163 NHL games to date. Derrick Pouliot is currently with the Seattle Kraken in the AHL after being traded from Pittsburgh earlier this season
44. John Quenneville
John Quenneville is a 26-year-old centre who plays for the Binghamton Devils in the American Hockey League (AHL). He was originally drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, but opted to return to school and play with Northeastern University.
After graduating from Northeastern, Quenneville signed with the Devils as a free agent in 2018. In 2019, he led all AHL centres in scoring with 53 points (24 goals and 29 assists) in 54 games played. John has represented Canada at several international tournaments, most notably at both World U18 Championships and World Juniors where he won gold medals on each occasion.
As well as playing hockey, Quenneville is also an accomplished lacrosse player having played for Team Ontario at multiple championships including leading his team to victory at this year's TLA Cup tournament held in Toronto..
45. Victor Rask
Victor Rask is a talented center who has excelled in the NHL. He was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2011 and has since played for them, as well as other teams including Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Victor Rask is known for his strong play on both ends of the ice and his ability to make key contributions in crucial moments. In 2014, he won the Stanley Cup with Carolina after an impressive playoff run which included scoring important goals in games that mattered most.
Victor Rask will be hoping to bring home another championship this season with his new team, the Chicago Blackhawks Victor Rask is a left-handed goaltender who was drafted in the 42nd overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2011. He has played for HC Fribourg-Gottéron, Carolina Hurricanes, Minnesota Wild and Seattle Kraken since 2010.
In 201 he led his team to the Swiss National League championship and participated at the IIHF World Championship as Sweden's backup goalie. Victor Rask made his NHL debut with the Carolina Hurricanes on October 13th, 2013 against Tampa Bay Lightning where he stopped all 24 shots he faced including an overtime goal from Steven Stamkos which helped give Carolina their first victory of the season 4–3 in OT.
On January 1st, 2017 Victor signed a six year contract extension with the Carolina Hurricanes worth $31 million dollars ($6 million per year). As of December 31st, 2016 Victor had an impressive record of 26-10 (92%) including 2 shutouts with a save percentage of .921%.
46. Gustav Olofsson
Gustav Olofsson is a defenseman for the Toronto Marlies of the AHL. He was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round, 76th overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
In his rookie season with Florida, he played in 51 games and scored 2 goals and 10 assists. After leaving Florida as a free agent in 2015, Gustav signed with HC Sochi of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
With HC Sochi he won both the Gagarin Cup (2015) and Minsk Tournament (2016) championship medals before signing with Toronto as an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, 2016. Gustav has represented Sweden at multiple international tournaments including World Junior Championships (2013), World Championship Division I A-Pool Qualifiers (2014), U18 Worlds (2015), European Championships A-Pool Qualifiers – Group B stage(2017).
47. Ryker Evans
Ryker Evans is a young, upcoming defender who has already made an impact in the Canadian Premier League. Ryker Evans was born in Calgary, Alberta and started playing soccer at a very young age.
Ryker Evans played for various youth teams before joining the Calgary Foothills U-16 team in 2016. In 2017, Ryker Evans joined the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 side where he made 38 appearances and scored one goal while helping them to win the CPL Championship title.
The Toronto FC Academy spotted Ryker Evans during their preseason tour of North America and signed him to their development program ahead of the 2018 season。 Ryker Evans made his professional debut with Toronto FC II on May 12th, 2018 against Louisville City SC。 In total, Rykers' has made 8 appearances for TFC II so far this season without scoring any goals。 Toronto FC announced on October 25th that they have acquired rights to sign Ryker Evans permanently from Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 effective immediately.」 Rykers had impressed sufficiently enough with his play at USL level for TFC II coach Greg Vanney & Co., who swooped in & took him up as part of deal that saw fellow academy product Jordan Hamilton depart."
48. Ron Francis
Francis was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007. Francis played for the Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins and Carolina Hurricanes over his illustrious NHL career.
He is also a two-time Stanley Cup champion with both the Senators and Penguins. Francis won gold at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics as part of Canada's men's hockey team. Francis retired from professional hockey in 2003 after playing parts of 11 seasons with three different teams Francis was drafted 4th overall by the Hartford Whalers in the 1981 NHL Draft.
He played for Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes and Toronto Maple Leafs over his career. Francis was a part of Canada's 1988 Winter Olympics team which finished fourth place. Francis retired from professional hockey following the 2004-05 season.
49. Dave Hakstol
- 1989–1992: North Dakota Fighting Sioux
- Position(s): Defence
- 1996–2000: Sioux City Musketeers
- 2000–2001: North Dakota (Assistant)
- 2001–2004: North Dakota (Associate)
- 2004–2015: North Dakota
- 2015–2018: Philadelphia Flyers
- 2019–2021: Toronto Maple Leafs (Assistant)
- 2021–present: Seattle Kraken
Hakstol is currently the head coach of the Seattle Kraken in the NHL. Hakstol was born and raised in Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada. After playing defence for North Dakota from 1989 to 1992, Hakstol became an assistant coach with Sioux City Musketeers in 2000 before being promoted to associate coach with North Dakota in 2001.
In 2004, Hakstol was hired as the new head coach of Philadelphia Flyers and has since lead them to two Stanley Cups (2009-10; 2012-13). Outside of coaching, Hakstol is also a color commentator for Fox Sports West during Western Hockey League playoff games and contributes articles on hockey topics for various publications including The Athletic and Philly Voice.
Hakstol is a graduate of the University of North Dakota and has been head coach of the Flyers since 2015. Hakstol led UND to two WCHA regular season championships in 2009 and 2011, as well as a berth in the NCAA Tournament each year. Under his guidance, Philadelphia has made it to the playoffs every year he's been at the helm, including an appearance in this year's Stanley Cup Finals.
In addition to his work with Philadelphia, Hakstol served as an assistant coach for Toronto from 2019-2021 before taking over as head coach of Seattle Kraken in 2021
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