After all the hype, Seattle’s new pro hockey team finally has a name.
Or is it, The Seattle Kraken?
The name beat out other fan favorites such as the Sockeyes, Totems, Evergreens and the Emeralds, to name a few. The Kraken will be playing at the upcoming Climate Pledge Arena, formerly known as KeyArena.
And why are we posting about this on My Ballard? I’m glad you asked. A Kraken is a “legendary cephalopod-like sea monster of gigantic size in Scandinavian folklore,” Wikipedia explains. “According to the Norse sagas, the kraken dwells off the coasts of Norway and Greenland and terrorizes nearby sailors.”
Here’s the logo:
So… what do you think of the name?