“[Everett] Fitzhugh says one of the Kraken’s biggest pillars is community involvement… ‘We’re here to ensure each child has a roof over their head, clean water to drink, clean air to breathe and enough food to eat. That’s a huge belief within our organization.’ Fitzhugh’s sentiments were also echoed by Ryan Donato. The 25-year-old inked his own name in Seattle history books on October 12 when he scored the first goal in franchise history. Speaking with Yahoo Sports, he praised the team for their swift philanthropic efforts and in the same breath, acknowledged he’s still searching for how make his own mark.
‘Personally, it feels great to be a part of a community that helps out,’ the star center said. ‘We’ve all got different aspects and passions and the guys are finding new ways to make this place home. But for me, I’m definitely keeping an open mind on what makes the most sense for me to do. The only thing I want to do is make the community better both on and off the ice.'” — Read the full story here.