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Seattle Kraken roster tracker: Latest updates, rumors on 2021 NHL Expansion Draft picks

Seattle Kraken roster tracker: Latest updates, rumors on 2021 NHL Expansion Draft picks

The Seattle Kraken are ready to officially unveil their roster during the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft.

On Wednesday night, general manager Ron Francis, aided by a plethora of big names including women’s basketball star Sue Bird, Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton and Marshawn Lynch, will announce the 30 guys he’s taking from your favorite team during a broadcast on ESPN.

Until then, who will don the Kraken jersey come October is still a subject of speculation, but that hasn’t stopped the mock drafts to flow, the rumors to swirl and the news to leak out early. Seattle submitted its picks to the NHL before the 10 a.m. ET deadline.

Stock Market Pioneer is tracking the latest rumored selections and side deals until the Kraken announce the players who will join their lineup.

SN’S MOCK DRAFT: Carey Price, Vladimir Tarasenko headline picks

Seattle Kraken roster

The Kraken must pick at least 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goalies. Twenty of the 30 players selected must have contracts for 2020-21 and all contracts must be cap compliant (ceiling is $81.5 million). Also, a quick reminder: the Golden Knights are exempt.

Anaheim Ducks – – –
Arizona Coyotes – – –
Boston Bruins – – –
Buffalo Sabres – – –
Calgary Flames – – –
Carolina Hurricanes – – –
Chicago Blackhawks – – –
Colorado Avalanche – – –
Columbus Blue Jackets – – –
Dallas Stars – – –
Detroit Red Wings – – –
Edmonton Oilers – – –
Florida Panthers – – –
Los Angeles Kings – – –
Minnesota Wild – – –
Montreal Canadiens – – –
Nashville Predators – – –
New Jersey Devils – – –
New York Islanders – – –
New York Rangers – – –
Ottawa Senators – – –
Philadelphia Flyers – – –
Pittsburgh Penguins – – –
San Jose Sharks – – –
St. Louis Blues – – –
Tampa Bay Lightning – – –
Toronto Maple Leafs – – –
Vancouver Canucks – – –
Washington Capitals – – –
Winnipeg Jets – – –

EXPANSION DRAFT: Protected lists | Players available

NHL Expansion Draft rumors

(All times are Eastern)

11:16 a.m. — Another big name who won’t be headed to Seattle.

11:10 a.m. — It appears Carey Price to Seattle was all talk.

11:07 a.m. — Could Vladimir Tarasenko be at the center of one of today’s biggest side deals?

10:40 a.m. — Brandon Tanev is the Penguins guy? Interesting.

10 a.m. — The Kraken have submitted all the deets to the NHL. Now we wait.

9:57 a.m. — Another pending UFA but time is ticking on when things need to be submitted to the NHL.

MORE: Everything you need to know about the Expansion Draft

9:05 a.m. — A little shocking that Larsson is not re-signing with the Oilers who reportedly offered him similar money.

9:42 a.m.. — Any thought of the Kraken taking anyone but Gourde appears to be squashed.

8:58 a.m. — The first news comes down. If it is in fact Larsson and Oleksiak, they will be the only players Seattle can select from the Oilers and Stars, respectively.

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Janice Tilson

Janice has been phenomenal in the success of Stock Market Pioneer. She is the super dedicated types, always glued to her computer. She talks less, but when it comes to work, she is behind none. She is a tech geek and contributes to the technology section of Stock Market Pioneer.

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