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Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Sets up empty-netter
Wennberg registered an assist, three hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Stars in Game 6.
Wennberg set up Jordan Eberle for the empty-net goal late in the third period. It's been tough for Wennberg to find consistency on offense this postseason -- he's at seven points with 12 shots on net, 21 hits, 13 blocked shots and a minus-5 rating in 13 contests. Three of those points have come across six outings in the second round.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Collects two points vs. Dallas
Wennberg supplied a goal and an assist in a 7-2 victory over Dallas in Game 3 on Sunday.
Wennberg was held off the scoresheet over the Kraken's previous four outings. Despite that slump, he's been a solid offensive contributor in the 2023 playoffs with two goals and six points in 10 appearances. It's largely been an extension of the kind of support Wennberg provided in the regular season, during which he had 13 goals and 38 points in 82 outings.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Pockets assist in win
Wennberg logged an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 5.
Wennberg helped out on a Morgan Geekie tally in the second period. Through five playoff contests, Wennberg has been a solid contributor with a goal, three assists, five shots on net, seven hits and a minus-2 rating. The 28-year-old center continues to play valuable minutes at both ends of the ice in a second-line role.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Lends helper in loss
Wennberg posted an assist and four hits in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Avalanche in Game 3.
Wennberg has been a positive for the Kraken so far, producing a goal and two assists over three playoff outings. The center has added five shots on net, seven hits and a minus-1 rating while playing on the second line.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Two points in Game 1 win
Wennberg scored a goal on three shots, added an assist and logged two hits in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Avalanche in Game 1.
Wennberg's second-period tally stood as the game-winner, as he buried a shot past Alexandar Georgiev on a pass from Jaden Schwartz. In the third, Wennberg set up Morgan Geekie's insurance goal. Wennberg is more of a playmaker, but he showed off his shot Tuesday and will likely need to do more of that in the playoffs. The center had 38 points, 101 shots on net and a minus-7 rating while playing in all 82 regular-season contests.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Produces assist Thursday
Wennberg notched an assist in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Golden Knights.
Wennberg set up Jaden Schwartz for the Kraken's lone goal of the game. It's been a bit of quiet April for Wennberg, who has just three assists in the final eight games of the season. The 28-year-old center had 38 points in 82 contests overall, his most productive season since his 59-point campaign in 2016-17.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Notches helper in win
Wennberg posted an assist and two PIM in Monday's 4-1 win over the Coyotes.
Wennberg didn't miss any time after taking a puck to the ear in Thursday's game versus the Coyotes. His assist Monday snapped a three-game drought for the veteran center. For the season, he's up to 37 points in 80 contests, matching his output from last year. His peripheral numbers have been better -- Wennberg has 100 shots on net, 63 blocked shots and a minus-6 rating in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Set to play
Wennberg (ear) is expected to play Saturday against Chicago after fully participating in the morning skate, Kate Shefte of The Seattle Times reports.
Wennberg had a bandage over his ear during Saturday's session after taking a puck to the head in the third period of Thursday's 4-2 win over Arizona. Fortunately, it doesn't appear as though he will miss any additional time. Wennberg has supplied 13 goals, 36 points, 97 shots on goal and 62 blocked shots in 78 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Leaves game after puck to head
Wennberg (head) left Thursday's game versus the Coyotes in the third period, Kate Shefte of The Seattle Times reports.
Wennberg was bloodied on the play, and it's unclear if he needed to go through the concussion protocol. It would be a noticeable absence for the Kraken if he isn't able to suit up Saturday versus the Blackhawks, as he plays a strong two-way game on the second line.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Produces helper Monday
Wennberg notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Monday's 8-1 win over the Coyotes.
Wennberg set up a Will Borgen tally in the third period, which erased the Coyotes' slim chances of a comeback. Over his last 13 games, Wennberg's offense has cooled off -- he has a goal and three assists with a minus-6 rating in that span. For the season, the veteran center is at 36 points (one shy of last year's total), 97 shots on net, 58 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 76 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Fills empty cage
Wennberg scored an empty-net goal and went plus-2 in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Wennberg caught the Ducks off-guard, as he was more aware of the empty net than the opposing defense. The 28-year-old center had just two assists over his previous 10 games. Wennberg is up to 13 tallies, 35 points, 94 shots on net, 56 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating through 74 contests this season. He remains a fixture on the second line.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Helps out in overtime
Wennberg logged an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Stars.
Wennberg controlled the puck after a spell of possession for the Stars. He handed it off to Jared McCann, who set up Adam Larsson on a partial breakaway for the game-winning tally 1:52 into the extra session. The assist was Wennberg's first point in four games. The 28-year-old center has slowed down on offense lately, but he still has a solid 34 points, 89 shots on net, 54 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating through 70 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Collects 300th career point
Wennberg notched a power-play assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Stars.
Wennberg set up an Oliver Bjorkstrand tally at 16:35 of the third period. The helper was Wennberg's 300th career point (80 goals, 220 assists), a milestone he reached in his 617th game. The veteran center has two goals and three helpers through six games in March, and he's up to 33 points (eight on the power play), 87 shots on net, 54 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through 66 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Tips in goal
Wennberg scored a goal on two shots and blocked two shots in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Avalanche.
Will Borgen took a low shot from the point, and Wennberg tipped it top corner for the Kraken's first goal of the game at 9:52 of the second period. Wennberg has a pair of goals and two assists during a three-game point streak to begin March. He's started to see the reward of strong overall play, and he now has 12 goals, 32 points, 83 shots on net, 53 blocked shots and a plus-3 rating through 63 contests.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Pots winner against former club
Wennberg scored the game-winning goal on the power play and added an even-strength assist in Friday's 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Facing the team that drafted him 14th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Wennberg took a feed from Eeli Tolvanen right on Elvis Merzlikins' doorstep and tucked the puck behind the Columbus goalie to give Seattle a 3-2 lead midway through the third period. Wennberg remains a middling fantasy option despite his consistent power-play time, and the 28-year-old has just 11 goals and 31 points in 62 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Puts up helper Thursday
Wennberg logged an assist and blocked two shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Red Wings.
Wennberg set up the first of Oliver Bjorkstrand's tallies in the contest. While the results on the scoresheet are lacking -- Wennberg has just five helpers over 12 games since the start of February -- he's been a positive influence on puck possession lately. The 28-year-old center has 29 points, 80 shots on net, 51 blocked shots and a plus-1 rating through 61 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Posts assist in loss
Wennberg notched an assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 6-5 loss to the Bruins.
Wennberg won a faceoff back to Vince Dunn, who tallied at 1:17 of the second period. The helper snapped a four-game point drought for Wennberg, his longest since the start of December. The 28-year-old center won't put up big numbers often, but he's up to 10 goals, 18 helpers, 73 shots on net, 47 blocked shots and an even plus-minus rating through 58 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Records two helpers Sunday
Wennberg registered two assists in a 4-3 win over Philadelphia on Sunday.
Wennberg also had a plus-1 rating, a shot and two hits in the game. He's up to 10 goals, 27 points, a plus-1 rating, 67 shots and 33 hits in 53 contests in 2022-23. Wennberg had gone through an underwhelming stretch offensively over his previous 14 games, providing two goals and six points.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Faceoff win yields assist
Wennberg posted an assist in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Devils.
Wennberg won a faceoff back to Vince Dunn, who set up Adam Larsson on the Kraken's lone tally of the game. Since the start of January, Wennberg has done alright with 10 points and a plus-7 rating in 17 appearances. The 28-year-old center won't often lead the charge on offense, but he's a solid part of the Kraken's supporting cast. He has 25 points, 65 shots on goal, 44 blocked shots, 30 hits and a plus-2 rating through 51 contests.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Alexander Wennberg: Scores in 600th career game
Wennberg scored a goal on three shots, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets.
Wennberg had a special Saturday -- he played in his 600th career game and celebrated the occasion by scoring against the team that drafted him 14th overall in 2013. The 28-year-old isn't the most prolific scorer, as he's notched 78 tallies and 213 assists in his nine-year career. He's tallied twice in the last three games and now has 10 goals, 24 points, 63 shots on net, 42 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating through 49 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
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