Shane Wright RUMORS & NEWS

  • Shane Wright is back in the OHL. But what’s really best for his development?

    The Athletic "We now know where Shane Wright will spend the rest of the hockey season: with the Windsor Spitfires, after a trade from the Kingston Frontenacs ahead of Tuesday’s OHL trade deadline. But the question remains: Is that the best place for the Seattle Kraken’s No. 4 pick,..." January 10

  • Kraken assign Shane Wright to OHL Kingston

    The Score "The Seattle Kraken assigned forward Shane Wright to the OHL's Kingston Frontenacs on Friday. Wright is fresh off captaining Canada to a gold medal at the world juniors in Halifax. He notched four goals and three assists - including a tally in the championship..." January 06

  • How a World Junior opportunity with Canada will help Shane Wright, Brandt Clarke

    Daily Faceoff "Talk about a stacked group. Over the past two days, the Canadian national U-20 team has added Seattle Kraken forward Shane Wright, Arizona Coyotes winger Dylan Guenther and Los Angeles Kings defender Brandt Clarke to their roster ahead of selection camp this weekend in Moncton. For a..." December 08

  • Kraken expected to release Shane Wright for World Juniors

    TSN "The Seattle Kraken will release forward Shane Wright to play for Team Canada at the upcoming World Junior Championship in Halifax and Moncton. Wright, 18, is expected to report to Team Canada in Moncton on Thursday, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. The 6-foot..." December 08

  • Seattle Kraken recall Shane Wright from conditioning stint

    Daily Faceoff "The Seattle Kraken announced that Shane Wright is on his way back to the NHL after a short conditioning stint in the American Hockey League. The fourth overall selection of the 2022 NHL Draft made the jump from the Ontario Hockey League to the NHL right away after being drafted. He..." December 05

  • What’s next for Shane Wright and the Seattle Kraken?

    Daily Faceoff "On October 26, I wrote about Shane Wright’s lack of playing time in Seattle. That was 26 days ago. Since then, the Kraken have played 10 games. Wright has suited up in two of them with just 22 minutes of total ice time. So, really, not much has changed, other than..." November 21

  • Kraken re-assign Shane Wright to AHL on conditioning loan

    TSN "The Seattle Kraken are sending first-round draft pick Shane Wright to the American Hockey League's Coachella Valley Firebirds on a conditioning loan, the team announced Sunday night.  Selected fourth overall by the Kraken in the 2022 NHL Draft, Wright has struggled so far in..." November 20

  • Shane Wright on board with Kraken’s development plan, despite the skeptics

    The Athletic "Shane Wright hears the noise. So do the Kraken. There has been much debate about Wright’s development, his happiness, his future, from the Pacific Northwest to his hometown of Toronto, the center of the hockey universe. Any time a No. 4 pick is getting..." November 04

  • What’s best for Shane Wright after slow start?

    Daily Faceoff "Only two 2022 NHL Draft prospects started the season on their respective club’s opening night rosters: Montreal’s Juraj Slafkovsky and Seattle’s Shane Wright. But both have struggled out of the gate: Slafkovsky has just one goal through five points and had a rather..." October 26

  • Kraken GM thinks Shane Wright will play whole season in Seattle

    The Score "Seattle Kraken general manager Ron Francis is hopeful that rookie forward Shane Wright will play the full 2022-23 season in the NHL. "I don't want to draw a line in the sand, but I would think he's with us for the year," Francis told The..." October 05

  • Shane Wright, Matty Beniers, and the Kraken’s formula to contend for the playoffs in Year 2

    The Athletic "There was a time when finishing third from the bottom in the NHL standings would have been acceptable for an expansion team. That was pre-Vegas. Instead, in 2021-22, the Seattle Kraken’s 30th-place finish in their inaugural year was absolutely..." October 05