Just days after the Expansion Draft and the Kraken have signed three picks to new contracts.
Goalie Chris Driedger comes to terms with Seattle on a 3-year contract worth $3.5 million on an annual average value (AAV). Driedger played 3 games over 3 seasons with Ottawa before leaving via free agency. He's played the last two seasons with the Panthers. Driedger only gave 2.07 goals per game with Florida with a .931 save percentage over 35 games.
Defenseman Adam Larsson signed a 4-year deal for $4 million AAV. The Swede has played ten seasons in the NHL, 5 with New Jersey and the last 5 with Edmonton. Larsson finished in the top 10 in blocked shots and hits last season.
Defenseman Jamie Oleksiak received a 5-year contract for an average of $4.6 million per season. Oleksiak spent a total 9 seasons with Dallas and 2 seasons with Pittsburgh. The six-foot-seven and 225 pound defenseman averaged nearly 21 minutes of ice time per game last season.