Geoff Baker: Are Kraken figuring it out now they’ve played a quarter of the season?

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The Seattle Times

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A quarter of the way through their debut season, the Kraken appear determined to at least make it more interesting. After an initial 5 1/2 weeks in which fans and pundits openly wondered whether the Kraken were a reincarnation of 1990s-era NHL expansion disasters, the team made a statement by winning three of four against top contenders. And they demonstrated they could sustain the relentless, high-energy style so often missing previously for three full periods. As a result, the Kraken passed their season’s quarter mark at 7-13-1 and within eight points of a final playoff spot …

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