Seattle Kraken’s McCann Shines In Expanded Role

Heading into the Seattle Kraken’s inaugural season, much of the discussion revolved around how a defensively conscious club could score without many established offensive weapons. Enter Jared McCann, a forward who finished fifth in scoring (32 points in 43 games) on the Pittsburgh Penguins last season. Despite his significant production, skeptics point to his individual shooting percentage (15.1%) as a reason for concern. However, McCann has rocketed past his 2020-21 pace, reassuring his doubters that last season was more than a mirage. Let’s dig into the underlying reasons leading to his early success.

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