Official Seattle Kraken Thread: We Love Hockey Here

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  1. Taques

    Taques please dont put in the newspaper that i got mad
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    seattle squid would have been cool
     
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  2. AIOLICOCK

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    Big fan of Seattle Rainiers, Kraken is fucked up.
     
  3. Houndster

    Houndster $25 Standard Unit
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    An NBA team instead
     
  4. Wu

    Wu Cusses a little and falls short of The Creed
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    you’re an Atlantic mythical creature
     
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  5. Fancy

    Fancy thanks, i hate it
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    That is factually accurate unfortunately for me
     
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  6. The Banks

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    Kraken is dumb. A mythological sea creature from Norway for a team halfway across the world? What’s next the Quebec Yetis?
     
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  7. The Banks

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    There’s nothing controversial about totem poles, aside from the shame poles, which is just funny
     
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  8. Tiffin

    Tiffin GOATs
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    Should have been the aliens from Pacific Rim.
     
  9. Wu

    Wu Cusses a little and falls short of The Creed
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    they're called kaiju you uncultured rube
     
  10. burnttatertot

    burnttatertot Super Necessary
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    So for legal reasons we can't be the Sockeyes?


    "...Kraken has been a bit of an underdog in the conversation about potential names, with Seattle Sockeyes seeming to be the favorite to be chosen. Hoven said the potential of a legal issue with an author who has written a series of romance novels featuring a fictional Seattle Sockeyes team could be why NHL Seattle would go another direction.

    “That just then creates one of those legal issues that the NHL tends to try to shy away from, trying to secure the rights and that sort of stuff,” Hoven said. “It’s one of the reasons why they’ve been so reluctant to use names of the past teams and things like that.”

    That author, Jami Davenport, spoke to 710 ESPN Seattle in January 2018 about the possibility of Sockeyes becoming the NHL Seattle team name after she filed for a trademark of the name.

    “I’d love for Seattle to get an NHL team … and I have built this brand around the Seattle Sockeyes over the last three or four years,” Davenport said. “I got a logo, t-shirts, jerseys. I make a good amount of money off it, and I know how closely the NHL guards its own brand and its trademarks.

    “I’m not trying to profit off this or stop anybody from using that name, I’m just trying to protect my business.”

    The NHL awarded an expansion franchise to Seattle in December 2018, and there have been rumors ever since about what nicknames would be given to the team. NHL Seattle’s parent company, the Oak View Group, reportedly filed trademarks on 13 potential names in January 2018."


    Cancel this bitch, internet.
     
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  11. Weedlord420

    Weedlord420 Well-Known Member
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    Shoulda just paid that dude his money and took Sockeyes
     
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  12. Name P. Redacted

    Name P. Redacted I have no money and I'm also gay
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    Kraken is a decent name IMO
     
  13. Kirk Fogg

    Kirk Fogg "Tell them what they've won Olmec!"
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    Man, what a dope lifestyle that would be
     
  14. Name P. Redacted

    Name P. Redacted I have no money and I'm also gay
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    Bitch pigeons is still best

    Taques wheres my team logo
     
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  15. soulfly

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    :roll: holy shit at these books, titles, and covers
     
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  16. The Banks

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    For a Maine hockey team, sure.
     
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  17. AIOLICOCK

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    Seattle Kaiju would be a dope name
     
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  18. Celemo

    Celemo Meatball's Dad
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    Rain City Bitch Pigeons is the best name ever. Want the Seattle Sockeyes but probably won’t happen. When I hear Seattle Kraken, I think of the Greyjoys and mediocre rum
     
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  19. Corky Bucek

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    XFL stole the Seattle Dragons name

    Sea Dragons
     
  20. joey jo-jo jr shabadoo

    joey jo-jo jr shabadoo you know for me, the action is the juice

    lots of branding opportunities available with the kraken black spiced rum
     
  21. Goose

    Goose Hi
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    I don’t have a reason why but I don’t like team names that don’t end in “s”
     
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  22. Fancy

    Fancy thanks, i hate it
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    You have a bad opinion thanks
     
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  23. Fancy

    Fancy thanks, i hate it
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    I'm going to be so upset when the colors are black and red, a scheme that represents nothing about Seattle whatsoever.*

    *Posting anything about the Seattle Metropolitans means nothing to me
     
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  24. Thoros of Beer

    Thoros of Beer Academy Award-Winning Actor, Tim Allen
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    Seattle Seamen?
     
  25. EdmondDantes

    EdmondDantes Both winner in league and apparently at life, haha
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    Is more than one kraken still considered kraken or is it krakens at that point?
     
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  26. Nelson

    Nelson Can somebody please get Ja Rule on the phone
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    there’s only one kraken you dingus
     
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  27. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Better than Burrow last year good.
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  28. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Better than Burrow last year good.
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    And there only ever will be one with that attitude, mister!
     
  29. EdmondDantes

    EdmondDantes Both winner in league and apparently at life, haha
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    How could anyone possibly prove that
     
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  30. Nelson

    Nelson Can somebody please get Ja Rule on the phone
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    it’s hard enough to find one, now you’re going to tell me there’s two?
     
  31. ShuPoor

    ShuPoor I'm covered in cat hair, but I still smell good
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    In order to be a real fan you must first drown yourself
     
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  32. CTownND

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    Not amazing, but 10x better than "the Golden Knights" imo
     
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  33. Doc Louis

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    Why the hell would they want to be named after truck window stickers?
     
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  34. Mayonegg

    Mayonegg Is she funny or something?
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    You like the logo because it’s a complete ripoff of K-State’s powercat, hope that helps.
     
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  35. Name P. Redacted

    Name P. Redacted I have no money and I'm also gay
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    You’re bout to catch some hands
     
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  36. Bricktop the white

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    Unfortunately for seattle, Tallahassee (the premier hockeytown of Northwest Florida), beat them to it.

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  37. DetroitIrish3

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    Kracki for plural
     
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  38. The Banks

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    Bearing in mind the rules put in place, what would you have preferred?
     
  39. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Better than Burrow last year good.
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    Krackii, IMO.
     
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  40. Chipper>Jeter

    Chipper>Jeter Defund the NCAA
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    All for these kinds of names. Like the Rocket City Trash Pandas minor league baseball team.
     
  41. DetroitIrish3

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    After further review, I accept and agree with this assessment.
     
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  42. Richard Greener

    Richard Greener Too Carolina
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    When will they "release the Kraken". I want to see the logo
     
  43. Taques

    Taques please dont put in the newspaper that i got mad
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    cephalopods are my favorite animals so I may buy a jersey based on how cool the logo is
     
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  44. Fancy

    Fancy thanks, i hate it
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  45. soulfly

    soulfly Well-Known Member
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  46. bro

    bro Hey Hermano
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    So are they gonna be called the fishermen?
     
  47. Kirk Fogg

    Kirk Fogg "Tell them what they've won Olmec!"
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    Way to brag about having a bunch of trash in your seas Seattle
     
  48. Fancy

    Fancy thanks, i hate it
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    Your mom lives in the Puget Sound?
     
  49. CF3234

    CF3234 Fan of: Bandwagons
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    I see you bud light goal light
     
  50. AIOLICOCK

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    Charlotte FC did this today. It was disappointing.