The Kraken chose the versatile forward from the list of available Blueshirts
While the news leaked earlier this afternoon, the Seattle Kraken made it official tonight when they selected Colin Blackwell from the New York Rangers as part of the 32nd NHL team’s Expansion Draft.
Time to get to work, @CB__43!
See you soon! pic.twitter.com/SJKjPopW4w
— Seattle Kraken (@SeattleKraken) July 22, 2021
Blackwell had 12 goals and 22 assists in his 47 game Rangers career this past season before heading to the Pacific Northwest.
In just a short time, you became one of us. Thanks for always having our backs, Colin. pic.twitter.com/SqqH8aj4U4
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 22, 2021
There are still rumors and speculation floating around concerning the expansion draft and when that news breaks, we’ll be sure to update as needed.