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[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
[Seattle Times] Kraken’s Brandon Tanev and Jared McCann spent 2 seasons with Penguins, Seattle’s Monday opponent
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[Seattle Times] Kraken’s Brandon Tanev and Jared McCann spent 2 seasons with Penguins, Seattle’s Monday opponent

“As part of Indigenous Peoples Night at Climate Pledge Arena, the Kraken had a local artist create specially designed warmup jerseys for the team to wear pregame. Fox Spears, 43, a Seattle-based member of the Karuk tribe from northwestern California, designed the jerseys based off traditional Karuk basketry and patterns…Spears’ designs will also appear on…

December 6, 2021
[Seattle Times] Hockey has long been dominated by white men. These players hope to create a more inclusive future for the sport.
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[Seattle Times] Hockey has long been dominated by white men. These players hope to create a more inclusive future for the sport.

“[Leah] Cupps believes making hockey more inclusive in Seattle will be supported by the Kraken, whose financial investments and partnerships, she says, can help bring attention to groups providing inclusive opportunities and help ease the financial cost of hockey…This month, [One Roof Foundation] also launched a partnership with Refugee Women’s Alliance Early Childhood Learning Center…

October 24, 2021