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[KING 5] Diversity is a continuing challenge in hockey
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[KING 5] Diversity is a continuing challenge in hockey

“The Seattle Kraken organization is hoping youth hockey programs will help change the face of the game.” “[Alicia] Alarcon is a single mother of three kids and said she never thought she’d be balancing taking care of her two daughters while watching her son play hockey at the Kraken Community Ice Rink in Northgate….there are 1,100 current…

February 16, 2022
[U.S. Figure Skating] Bridging the Gap
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[U.S. Figure Skating] Bridging the Gap

Kraken Community Iceplex creates opportunities for access and equity “In September, the Kraken implemented a partnership between the One Roof Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Seattle Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena, and the Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) to teach more than 60 preschoolers how to ice skate.” — Read the full story here….

February 1, 2022
[HistoryLink.org] Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle opens with benefit concert featuring Foo Fighters on October 19, 2021
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[HistoryLink.org] Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle opens with benefit concert featuring Foo Fighters on October 19, 2021

“Although October 22, 2021, was promoted as the official opening date of Climate Pledge Arena (CPA), local music fans previewed the new 740,000-square-foot arena three days earlier when Foo Fighters and Death Cab for Cutie played a sold-out benefit concert on October 19…Called ‘A New Way Home,’ the benefit concert helped support the Northwest Immigrant…

December 28, 2021
[Seattle Kraken] Riding the New Wave of Sports Memorabilia
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[Seattle Kraken] Riding the New Wave of Sports Memorabilia

“Starting Wednesday, Kraken fans can participate in another exciting and first-of-its-kind opportunity during the team’s inaugural NHL season. The Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena, in partnership with Orange Comet, are producing and selling premium non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a game-changing form of digital sports memorabilia…The Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena will donate a portion of NFT…

December 20, 2021
[Seattle Kraken] Good Cheer, Good Works
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[Seattle Kraken] Good Cheer, Good Works

“Head coach Dave Hakstol and defensemen Carson Soucy and Will Borgen have already dropped the proverbial puck on embracing the holiday spirit by being among the first to donate toys ahead of next weekend’s Kraken Toy Drive at Climate Pledge Arena. It’s just the start of good cheer and good works this month sponsored by the team. Here’s a…

December 10, 2021