Green Machine

Jim Stewart Allen, aka Broccoli Guy, Is Seattle's Biggest Sports Fan

Who's that guy waving broccoli at Mariners and Seahawks games? With a bunch in each hand, Seattle's biggest sports fan has become a staple in the stands.

05/13/2022 By Allison Williams

COLD AS ICE

Release the Seattle Kraken Merch!

From custom jerseys to cute tanks to cozy knit hats, we've got you covered for the inaugural season of Seattle's new NHL team and beyond.

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Who Run the World

The Future of Seattle Hockey Is Female

From the Western Washington Female Hockey Association to the Seattle Kraken, local organizations are finding new ways to expand hockey in Seattle.

03/11/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

32 And Me

Today Is Kraken Day—Here's How to Celebrate

Seattle's NHL team is making March 2 all about their fans with discounts, freebies, and giveaways around town, from hockey bars to the Iceplex.

03/02/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Year in Review

The Seattle Sports Moments to Remember (and Forget) from 2021

A year in review for the Seattle Mariners, Kraken, Seahawks, Storm, Sounders, Reign, and, yes, even the Sonics.

12/27/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

ON THE ROCKS

The Kraken Community Iceplex Is Learning How to Nightlife

Despite 32 Bar and Grill’s bumpy opening, it’s still the most fun thing to do in Seattle after 9pm.

12/14/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Power Players

The Most Influential People in Seattle Neighborhoods

Colleen Echohawk and Rich Barton are among the housing advocates and real estate titans who shape the city, from covered patios to Climate Pledge arena.

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Puck Drop

PacSci's Newest Exhibit Is a Crash Course on Hockey

Hockey: Faster Than Ever arrives just in line with the inaugural Seattle Kraken season.

11/10/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

RELEASE THE CRUSHES

Kraken Players to Watch This Season

From the funniest players to the strongest leaders, here are the Seattle hockey players we've got a crush on so far.

10/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Most Dominant Chicken

Shaq's Big Chicken Arrives at Climate Pledge Arena

Seattle Kraken and Seattle Storm fans can enjoy the NBA player's latest chicken sandwich outpost during hockey and basketball games.

10/11/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Puck Love

Not a Hockey Fan? The Kraken Want to Change Your Mind

And if you already root for another NHL team, well, they want your love too.

10/01/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Before the Kraken

When Was the Last Time Seattle Had a Hockey Team?

A tape-to-tape history of hockey in Seattle, before the Kraken.

09/30/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

LOGOMANIA

How Did the Kraken Get Its Eye?

Deciphering the jerseys, logos, and other branding of Seattle’s NHL team during the 2021 inaugural season.

09/30/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Kraken Week

The Kraken Front Office Made a Guide to Seattle

The 72-page book is meant to help Kraken players relocate here, with details about the best neighborhoods in Seattle to the best grocery stores.

09/30/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Kraken Week

Where to Watch Hockey If You Didn't Score Kraken Tickets

From Kraken practices to WHL games to a good ole hockey bar, this town has options aplenty for watching hockey.

09/29/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Growing Up Hockey

What Hockey's Diversity Problem Means for Fans Like Me

The NHL says hockey is for everyone. But can the Seattle Kraken actually make good on its diversity and inclusion promises?

09/28/2021 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by David Jaewon Oh

Kraken Week

Where to Eat and Drink Before a Kraken Game

Headed to a Kraken hockey game? Here’s where to meet up with friends for a beer or dinner before the puck drops.

09/27/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Toe Pick

The Clumsy Adult's Guide to Ice Skating at Kraken Iceplex

A clumsy adult's guide to renting skates, hitting the ice, and not falling over too much.

09/27/2021 By Allison Williams

Kraken Week

The Inaugural Seattle Kraken Season Is Almost Upon Us

Where to buy a Seattle Kraken jersey, all you need to know about skating at the Kraken Community Iceplex, and more.

09/23/2021 By Angela Cabotaje