A contemporary banner commemorating the first U.S. team to win the Stanley Cup now hangs in Climate Pledge Arena. / Seattle Kraken Hockey’s most storied franchise, the Montreal Canadiens, visited the Pacific Northwest in October for their first professional game on Seattle ice in 102 years. To commemorate the occasion, the Kraken unveiled the Seattle Metropolitans’ 1917 Stanley Cup championship banner, won when the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) Metropolitans defeated the National Hockey Association’s (NHA) Montreal Canadiens. The victory made Seattle the first American city to win the vaunted Cup. Two years later, at the tail end of the…
Author: Kevin Ticen
Walk-on Jack Enger of Bellevue has become the ace of Huskies’ pitching staff. But the sports shutdown cost him a big start at USC. Now the draft has shriveled.
What Seattle is going through now has been done here before. The lesson from the 1918-1919 Spanish Flu pandemic is that there is no quitting early on a fight with a virus.