The Seattle Kraken made two more additions to their front office Tuesday, bringing in former Buffalo general manager Jason Botterill as an assistant GM and Norm Maciver as director of player personnel.
The new arena at Seattle Center will be called Climate Pledge Arena.
Take a first look at some newly-released drawings of the new $650 million arena at Seattle Center. Construction is set to begin in October.
The group trying to bring the National Hockey League to Seattle says it reached 10,000 season ticket deposits in just 12 minutes Thursday.
SEATTLE -- Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer has been hosting hockey games for a quarter-century.
The aggressive timeline for the renovation of Seattle's KeyArena remains on schedule with the hope of breaking ground on construction by the end of the year.
SEATTLE, Wash.—If you’ve dreamed about becoming a season-ticket holder for an NHL team is Seattle—that could soon be your reality.Oak View Group and the City of Seattle announced the NHL on sale ticket deposit campaign will begin on March 1.
Now that a Seattle-based ownership team has officially filed paperwork with the National Hockey League — along with a $10 million application fee — everything seems to be in place for an NHL expansion team in Seattle.
The NHL Board of Governors has agreed to accept an expansion application from Seattle, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Thursday.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has inked an agreement with a private developer to renovate KeyArena so the venue could be ready for an NBA or NHL team.
SEATTLE -- A hockey insider for a Canadian sports network says the NHL will likely take a "tangible step" to get the expansion ball rolling when the NHL Board of Governors meets Thursday in Florida.TSN's Bob McKenzie reports that the NHL wants to expand to 32 teams, and that Seattle appears to meet all criteria to be that team.McKenzie says once the city council approved a major renovation of KeyArena, Seattle checked off the final three boxes the NHL requires to expand.Market:
The Seattle City Council is set to vote Monday on a memorandum of understanding between with Oak View Group.
SEATTLE -- Let it be known: Tim Leiweke is a sports fan.The CEO of the Oak View Group, which hopes to invest more than $600 million to drastically rebuild Key Arena, loves just about any game you can think of.
SEATTLE (AP) — A proposal to remodel KeyArena now has an ambitious timeline that could have it ready to house a professional franchise within three years.The timeline was laid out in a proposed memorandum of understanding between Seattle and Oak View Group.
Ballots for the primary election will be mailed this Wednesday. We reached out to the Seattle mayoral candidates to get their take on the Seattle arena debate and the possible return of the NBA/NHL to Seattle.
This weekend was another reminder why I love this city.
SEATTLE – Investor Chris Hansen said his proposed sports arena in the Sodo district has not been benched after Mayor Ed Murray endorsed the Oak View Group to renovate KeyArena.He said Seattle just needs to “sit back and be patient,” expecting the promises OVG made will fall apart on their own.“I’ll tip my cap to Tim and the Oak View Group if they actually are able to solve the problems that are around there (KeyArena) and get the arena done and on-time and on-budget,” he said during a forum hosted by the Seattle City Club on Wednesday night. “I think our job here is to sit back and be patient, see how things transpire over the next few months.”
Seattle has taken a significant step forward in a long-running arena saga whose culmination could see either an NBA or NHL team playing in the city.
Ed Murray said he will be joined at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Seattle Center (KeyArena East Plaza) by the City Council, members of the community and key stakeholders in KeyArena.
SEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray said he will be making an announcement about the future of KeyArena on Wednesday morning.In a news release issued Tuesday afternoon, Murray said he will be joined at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Seattle Center (KeyArena East Plaza) by the City Council, members of the community and key stakeholders in KeyArena.This comes after one of two groups bidding to renovate KeyArena dropped out Sunday, saying the process "eroded our confidence in the ultimate execution of this project."In a letter, Seattle Partners announced their wish to withdraw pointing to the city's lack of engagement and collaboration.