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NHL All-Star Game promised to Seattle

Will host within seven years of inaugural 2021-22 season; Draft could come first

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

The NHL has promised Seattle an All-Star Game within seven years of the expansion team's inaugural season of 2021-22, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said at a press conference at the Space Needle on Wednesday.

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Seattle NHL expansion team can build on revived legacy of Metropolitans

Kim sparked interest in first U.S. Stanley Cup champions, city's hockey heritage

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com posted a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, the final installment: Paul Kim, owner of the Seattle Metropolitans logo and name.

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Seattle NHL expansion team latest chapter in city's rich hockey history

Market with 'lots of unique things' welcomes back sport at major league level

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, why NHL Seattle calls this a return to hockey.

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Seattle NHL expansion team is payoff for leader of grassroots effort

Barr, who created website advocating for hockey in city, says sport 'made a believer out of me'

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, John Barr, creator of NHLtoSeattle.com.

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Seattle's 'only hockey bar' serving up excitement for NHL expansion team

The Angry Beaver taps into its owner's love of the game

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, The Angry Beaver, Seattle's only hockey bar.

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Flyers prospect Wylie hungry for Seattle hockey

Everett, WA native believes local fans will 'eat up' NHL expansion team

by Mike. G. Morreale @MikeMorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

EVERETT, Washington -- Wyatte Wylie, chosen in the fifth round of the 2018 NHL Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers, hopes someday to become the second player born in Everett to play in the NHL.

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Seattle NHL expansion team will grow with hockey community

Expect arrival to create 'fans for life or playing for life'

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, growing the game.

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Seattle expansion team getting big assist from Tippett as senior adviser

Former NHL player, coach helping design arena, pick front office

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, NHL Seattle senior adviser Dave Tippett.

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Sunday Long Read

Seattle NHL expansion team gets unique vision with Leiweke as president

Former executive with Wild, Lightning, NFL's Seahawks has passion for connecting with fans

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com is posting a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, NHL Seattle president and CEO Tod Leiweke.

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Seattle NHL expansion team ready to follow Golden Knights' success

'Inspired' by Vegas' inaugural season, studies blueprint of how to build organization, roster

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

A Seattle expansion team will play in the NHL starting in 2021-22. NHL.com will post a series of stories this month about the NHL Seattle organization, the local hockey scene and the city's rich hockey history.

Today, how Seattle will follow the success of the Vegas Golden Knights.

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