The NHL’s newest expansion franchise has teamed up with the MeiGray Group to market their used jerseys and gear. The multi-year deal with the Seattle Kraken begins during the club’s upcoming inaugural season.
The Kraken were set to compete for the first time Sunday night in Spokane, WA with a preseason game against the Vancouver Canucks.
“Through this partnership with MeiGray, the industry leader in gaming, Kraken fans around the world will have the opportunity to acquire incredibly unique items, including the very first ever worn jerseys in our history. team, â€said Andrea Buckmeier, vice president. marketing for the Kraken.
Each Kraken jersey worn by a player will contain a numbered, tamper-proof security tag. An original Kraken-MGG program letter of authenticity will also be issued for each authenticated item.
Throughout the inaugural Kraken season, the Kraken-MGG program will identify and archive the most historic relics of the franchise’s opening milestones.
The program will also provide collectors with goal pucks, warm-up pucks, in-game sticks and other items used and worn by the game through sale and auction. The Kraken is set to play its inaugural season in 2021-2022 at Seattle Center’s Climate Pledge Arena. Their first regular season game will be in Las Vegas on October 12.
“We are delighted to partner with the Kraken,” MGG Chairman Barry Meisel said of the multi-year agreement. â€œWe are thrilled to be a part of Seattle’s rich hockey heritage, we are excited about the Climate Pledge Arena and we look forward to engaging with new fans and collectors of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. We intend to authenticate and help preserve the history of the Kraken since that first step on the ice of the NHL. Collectors deserve it.