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Avs lose Joonas Donskoi to Seattle in NHL Expansion Draft

The NHL’s newest team passes on Gabe Landeskog, drafts Joonas Donskoi instead.
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Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 9:41 PM MDT
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SEATTLE (KKTV) - The Seattle Kraken officially have their first roster. The NHL’s 32nd franchise announced their 30-man roster Wednesday night in front of an energetic crowd. The team was required to select a minimum of 14 forwards, 9 nine defenseman and three goalies, plus four additional players.

Donskoi heads to Seattle after spending two seasons in Colorado. He set new career highs during the 2020-’21 season with 17 goals, 5 power-play goals and a plus-14 rating.

The forward leaves the Avalanche after totaling 64 points, 33 goals and 31 assists in 116 games played.

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