NHL Commissioner meets with Kyle Beach, offers league's help
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has talked to Kyle Beach about what the league can do to better protect its players after Beach said he was sexually assaulted by an assistant coach in 2010 and his allegations were largely ignored by the Chicago Blackhawks.
Seattle NHL team announces name: Kraken
The NHLs newest expansion franchise in Seattle has announced a name: Kraken. Meet the Seattle Kraken https://t.co/to5BtVVPh1 pic.twitter.com/FQfOdaiGQQ Seattle Kraken (@NHLSeattle_) July 23, 2020The city of Seattle has not had a professional hockey team since the Totems of the Western Hockey League left in 1975. However, pro hockey in the city dates back to 1915 when the Seattle Metropolitans played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. In 1917, the Metropolitans were the first American team to win the Stanley Cup. The Kraken team colors are shades of sea blue with some red dressing.