Three Factors Behind The Seattle Kraken’s Slow Start

Considering the woeful history of NHL expansion teams, it should not come as a surprise that the Seattle Kraken are channeling their predecessors. The Kraken are the sheepish holders of a 3-6-1 record through the first ten games of their inaugural season, putting them 28th league-wide and at the bottom of the Pacific Division. While being mindful that it’s very early in the campaign and that the players are still establishing chemistry with their new teammates, here are three of the most significant factors driving Seattle’s slow start to the 2021-22 season.

1. Unexpectedly Poor Goaltending

Heading into the season, goaltending was highlighted as one of the Kraken’s strengths.

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