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Larsson scores Kraken’s first OT winner to beat Penguins 2-1

January 27, 2022, 7:48pm National Sports

Adam Larsson scored the first overtime goal in Seattle Kraken history, lifting the expansion team to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Read story

Artist hopes Bryant memorial can find permanent location

January 27, 2022, 3:55pm National Sports

Dan Medina has had a couple of hectic days since photos of his sculpture of Kobe and Gianna “Gigi” Bryant went viral on social media. Read story

Father of Seattle Seahawks player killed in S.C. accident

January 25, 2022, 7:37am National Sports

The father of a veteran linebacker who plays for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks was killed in a traffic accident in South Carolina, authorities said. Read story

Seattle Kraken's Joonas Donskoi, right, tries to get a shot off as St. Louis Blues goaltender Ville Husso watches during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Seattle.

Kraken singing Blues after being shut out by St. Louis 5-0

Seattle Kraken's Joonas Donskoi, right, tries to get a shot off as St. Louis Blues goaltender Ville Husso watches during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Seattle.

January 21, 2022, 10:15pm National Sports

Ville Husso stopped 27 shots, Tyler Bozak scored shot-handed and the St. Louis Blues pounded the Seattle Kraken 5-0 Friday night. Read story

Seattle Kraken's Ryan Donato (9) yells as he congratulates Carson Soucy (28) for scoring against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, in Seattle.

Kraken win 2nd straight by beating Sharks 3-2

Seattle Kraken's Ryan Donato (9) yells as he congratulates Carson Soucy (28) for scoring against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, in Seattle.

January 20, 2022, 10:06pm National Sports

Carson Soucy had the first two-goal game of his career, Calle Jarnkrok scored in the third period and the Seattle Kraken beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Thursday night. Read story

Los Angeles Kings center Adrian Kempe (9) chips the puck in past Seattle Kraken goaltender Chris Driedger (60) to score during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Seattle.

Kempe, Danault lead Kings past Kraken 3-1

Los Angeles Kings center Adrian Kempe (9) chips the puck in past Seattle Kraken goaltender Chris Driedger (60) to score during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Seattle.

January 15, 2022, 9:50pm National Sports

Adrian Kempe scored his 17th goal of the season early in the first period, Phillip Danault scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Seattle Kraken 3-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight win. Read story

St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist (70) pressures Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann (16) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in St. Louis.

Blues come back to beat Kraken 2-1

St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist (70) pressures Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann (16) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in St. Louis.

January 13, 2022, 8:12pm National Sports

Robert Thomas and Pavel Buchnevich scored in the third period as the St. Louis Blues came back to beat the Seattle Kraken 2-1 on Thursday night. Read story

Dallas Stars forward Joe Pavelski (16) scores a goal past Seattle Kraken forward Jordan Eberle (7) and goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 12, 2022, in Dallas.

Pavelski has 5 points in Stars’ 5-2 win over Kraken

Dallas Stars forward Joe Pavelski (16) scores a goal past Seattle Kraken forward Jordan Eberle (7) and goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 12, 2022, in Dallas.

January 12, 2022, 9:01pm National Sports

Joe Pavelski had two goals and three assists for his first career five-point game, Jason Robertson extended his NHL-best home point streak to 11 games and the Dallas Stars won 5-2 in their first meeting against the expansion Seattle Kraken on Wednesday night. Read story

Pitcher Jon Lester was a second-round draft pick in 2002 by the Boston Red Sox out of Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma. Lester's major league debut with the Red Sox came in June of 2006 and he stayed with the club into 2014 season and helped Boston win two World Series titles. Lester announced his retirement on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022.

Tacoma native and former Cubs, Red Sox pitcher Lester announces retirement

Pitcher Jon Lester was a second-round draft pick in 2002 by the Boston Red Sox out of Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma. Lester's major league debut with the Red Sox came in June of 2006 and he stayed with the club into 2014 season and helped Boston win two World Series titles. Lester announced his retirement on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022.

January 12, 2022, 12:12pm National Sports

Tacoma native Jon Lester, a durable left-hander who won three World Series titles during 16 years in the majors, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Read story

Nordic skiers are suffering more severe injuries in competition on the icier manmade snow than the natural stuff.

Climate change: Athletes flag the dangers of manmade snow

Nordic skiers are suffering more severe injuries in competition on the icier manmade snow than the natural stuff.

January 11, 2022, 4:35pm National Sports

Many top Nordic skiers and biathletes say bad crashes are becoming more common as climate change reduces the availability of natural snow, forcing racers to compete on tracks with the manmade version. Read story