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Kraken's Will Borgen: Signs two-year contract
Borgen signed a two-year, $5.4 million contract with Seattle on Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Borgen played in his first full NHL season in 2022-23, finding the back of the net three times while adding 17 helpers in 82 games. Borgen also had 203 hits to go with 89 blocked shots. The 26-year-old defender and the Kraken were headed for arbitration before agreeing to terms on a new contract Friday.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Offers helper
Borgen logged an assist, five hits and three blocked shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Stars in Game 1.
Borgen has a goal and two assists over his last five games, accounting for all of his offense in eight playoff outings. He helped out on Oliver Bjorkstrand's tally Tuesday. Borgen has made more of a physical impact with 25 hits and 12 blocked shots in the postseason while playing alongside Jamie Oleksiak on the second defensive pairing.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Generates assist Wednesday
Borgen notched an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 5.
Borgen fed Jordan Eberle, who went for a skate through the Avalanche's zone before setting up Tye Kartye's first NHL tally. This was Borgen's second straight game with a point -- he has a goal and an assist through five playoff outings. The physical defenseman has also added 12 hits, five blocked shots, four PIM and an even plus-minus rating while playing on a shutdown pairing with Jamie Oleksiak.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Tallies in overtime win
Borgen scored a goal on two shots, blocked three shots and added two PIM in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Avalanche in Game 4.
Borgen opened the scoring at 3:56 of the first period, capitalizing on extended pressure in the Avalanche's zone. The 26-year-old defenseman snapped his five-game point drought in the process. While he's not a huge scoring threat, he's picked up 11 hits, five blocked shots, four PIM and a plus-1 rating through four playoff contests as a solid defensive presence for the Kraken.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Pockets helper in win
Borgen registered an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-1 win over the Coyotes.
Borgen had the secondary helper on Matty Beniers' tally in the second period. With three points and a plus-6 rating over his last seven outings, Borgen has offered solid defense and a little depth scoring from the second defensive pairing. The 26-year-old blueliner is up to 20 points for the first time in his career, and he's added 203 hits, 87 blocked shots, 76 shots on net and a plus-12 rating through 80 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Ends lengthy goal drought
Borgen scored a goal, added three hits and went plus-3 in Monday's 8-1 win over the Coyotes.
Borgen struck early in the third period on a feed from Alexander Wennberg. The goal was Borgen's first since Nov. 28, a span of 62 games. It was his third tally of the season, and he's added 16 assists over 76 contests. The defenseman is mainly a physical presence in a bottom-four role, as he's picked up 193 hits, 83 blocked shots and 35 PIM in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Ends slump with assist
Borgen provided an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Borgen set up Jaden Schwartz's goal at 7:56 of the first period. The helper ended a 10-game point drought for Borgen, who also struggled to a minus-8 rating in that span. The 26-year-old defenseman has established himself as an NHL regular this season with 18 points, 187 hits, 82 blocked shots, 69 shots on net, 35 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 74 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Sees shot tipped in
Borgen logged an assist and three hits in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Avalanche.
Borgen had a shot attempt in the second period that Alexander Wennberg was able to tip up and into the net for the Kraken's first goal. The helper snapped a four-game point drought for Borgen, who has found a bit more consistency on the second pairing alongside Jamie Oleksiak. Borgen has 17 points, 55 shots on net, 70 blocked shots, 165 hits, 29 PIM and a plus-14 rating through 63 contests. His next game will be his 100th with the Kraken.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Sends assist Thursday
Borgen notched an assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 6-5 loss to the Bruins.
Borgen had a shot attempt tipped in by Jaden Schwartz in the third period. This was Borgen's third helper over his last six games, and he's gone plus-5 in that span. The 26-year-old defenseman has recorded 16 points, 50 shots on net, 153 hits, 66 blocked shots, 29 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 58 outings. He's looked much more effective alongside Jamie Oleksiak on the Kraken's second pairing in recent weeks.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Supplies helper in win
Borgen notched an assist in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Red Wings.
Borgen had a shot knocked down, and Daniel Sprong sent the loose puck to Eeli Tolvanen for the Kraken's fourth goal. Through seven games in February, Borgen has two helpers and a plus-3 rating. The 26-year-old blueliner is up to 15 points, 49 shots on net, 143 hits, 65 blocked shots, 29 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 56 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Notches assist in win
Borgen posted an assist, four hits, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Flyers.
Borgen ended a four-game point drought with his helper. The 26-year-old defenseman has been working alongside Jamie Oleksiak on the second pairing lately after spending much of the first half of the campaign on the third pairing. Borgen doesn't have a ton of scoring upside, but he's done alright with 14 points, 46 shots on net, 141 hits, 59 blocked shots, 29 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 53 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Collects helper Friday
Borgen provided an assist, two hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Flames.
Borgen had a shot tipped in by John Hayden in the first period. With Justin Schultz (undisclosed) out week-to-week, Borgen has stepped up to the second pairing, though he still saw only 15:34 of ice time Friday. The 26-year-old has three assists through 14 games in January, and he's at 13 points, 41 shots on net, 128 hits, 54 blocked shots, 25 PIM and a plus-6 rating through 48 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Garners assist in OT win
Borgen posted an assist, three hits and two PIM in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Devils.
Borgen set up Ryan Donato's first-period goal, sending the puck up to the forward on a rush. With Justin Schultz (undisclosed) out, Borgen saw a larger role on the second pairing alongside Jamie Oleksiak. This was Borgen's second helper in January and his 10th of the season to go with two goals in 45 contests. The physical blueliner has added 39 shots on net, 123 hits, 48 blocked shots, 23 PIM and a plus-6 rating.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Ends drought with helper
Borgen provided an assist, three hits and two PIM in Saturday's 8-4 win over the Senators.
Borgen ended a five-game point drought when he helped out on a Daniel Sprong tally in the second period. It's already been a career year for Borgen -- he has 11 points through 38 contests, both being the highest marks of his four-year career. The 26-year-old has added 103 hits, 43 blocked shots, 32 shots on net, 21 PIM and a plus-7 rating from a third-pairing role.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Grabs another helper
Borgen put up an assist and blocked two shots in Thursday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Canucks.
Borgen's offense has found another level lately -- he has four assists and a plus-4 rating in his last six games. The 26-year-old hasn't displayed this kind of playmaking touch at any point in his career, so it likely won't last much longer. He's at 10 points, 28 shots on net, 84 hits, 40 blocked shots, 19 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 32 contests, primarily in a third-pairing role.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Contributes assist in win
Borgen logged an assist and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Blues.
Borgen set up Carson Soucy for a goal on a redirection midway through the second period. With three assists in his last five games, Borgen is tapping into a newfound scoring touch -- he's typically more of a defensive and physical presence. The 26-year-old has a career-best nine points through 31 outings this season, and he's added 84 hits, 38 blocked shots, 27 shots on net, 19 PIM and a plus-5 rating.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Picks up assist Thursday
Borgen logged an assist, four hits and two blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
With Jamie Oleksiak (suspension) and Justin Schultz (upper body) out, Borgen has seen an increased role this week. He's made the most of it with two assists in the last three games, though Oleksiak's return Sunday versus the Jets will likely send Borgen back to the third pairing. The 25-year-old blueliner has matched his point output (eight) from last season, though it took him 36 games last year compared to 29 in this campaign. He's added 24 shots on net, 78 hits, 33 blocked shots, 17 PIM and a plus-3 rating.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Draws helper Sunday
Borgen provided an assist and four hits in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Panthers.
Borgen helped out on Jordan Eberle's third-period tally, which ended up as the game-winner. This was Borgen's first point in five December games. The 25-year-old blueliner saw just 12:30 of ice time Sunday -- it's possible he could get more of a look over the next two contests since Jamie Oleksiak is suspended, but it didn't pan out that way this time. Borgen has two goals, five assists, 22 shots on net, 68 hits, 31 blocked shots, 17 PIM and a plus-1 rating through 27 outings.... See More ... See Less
Kraken's Will Borgen: Logs assist in overtime win
Borgen notched an assist, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 9-8 overtime win over the Kings.
Borgen helped out on Andre Burakovsky's second-period marker to put the Kraken up 8-6. It was a modestly productive month for the low-scoring Borgen -- he finished with a goal and three helpers in 12 outings in November. For the season, the physical 25-year-old has six points, 16 shots on net, 17 PIM, 26 blocked shots, 49 hits and a plus-2 rating in 22 contests. He'll likely remain in a third-pairing role unless injuries arise in the Kraken's top four.... See More ... See Less
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