The NHL’s free agent signing period commenced at noon on Wednesday. The Kraken figured to be one of the busiest teams with over $30-million in cap space available to general manager Ron Francis and his cadre of analytical front-office mavens.
With the Kraken electing to build a respectable defense corps through the expansion process, their forward depth was starkly sparse and in dire need of an injection of scoring talent. The management group surveyed their competition in the Pacific division and believed a playoff spot is well within their grasp, with the Kraken likely hoping a Golden Knights-like inaugural season is in the cards.
With that in mind,
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