Kraken select 29 AHL graduates in expansion draft

The Seattle Kraken selected 30 players in the NHL Expansion Draft on Wednesday, 29 of whom are graduates of the American Hockey League. Among the players selected forward Morgan Geekie and defenseman Haydn Fleury, both members of the Charlotte Checkers’ 2019 Calder Cup championship team, as well as 2014 Calder Cup champion and 2013 AHL […]

Kraken hire Bodie for Palm Springs staff

The Seattle Kraken have hired Troy Bodie as Director of Hockey and Business Operations for their AHL franchise in Palm Springs, California, that is scheduled to begin play in 2022-23.

Kraken announce new plans for Palm Springs

The Seattle Kraken announced the organization’s plans for a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment arena for southern California’s Coachella Valley, which will serve as the home of the Kraken’s AHL franchise beginning in 2022.

Palm Springs a ‘critical piece’ for Seattle

A 10,000-seat arena being built in downtown Palm Springs will also have an adjacent training center the AHL team will be headquartered in — with both facilities providing two sheets of ice for use by the team and community.

AHL expanding to Palm Springs in 2021-22

The AHL’s 32nd team will be located in Palm Springs, Calif., and will begin play as the primary development affiliate of the NHL’s expansion Seattle franchise in the fall of 2021.