Hockey Players who Played for Kraken and Blackhawks

My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Seattle Kraken and the Chicago Blackhawks.

And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, I’m here to help.

I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.

Colin Blackwell

Colin Blackwell is an American center currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. He was selected 194th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and went on to play for Harvard University in the ECAC. His college career was impacted by a concussion, but he returned to help Harvard win the ECAC Tournament Championship in his senior year​​​​.

Blackwell’s professional career started in the 2016-17 season with the San Jose Barracuda in the AHL. He then joined the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, and eventually signed his first NHL contract with the Nashville Predators in 2018. Blackwell made his NHL debut in 2019 with the Predators.

He later signed with the New York Rangers in 2020 and had a breakout season in 2020-21, scoring 12 goals and 22 points in 47 games. In 2021, he was selected by the Seattle Kraken in the NHL Expansion Draft and traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2022. He then signed with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2022​​.

Ryan Donato

Ryan Donato is an American forward currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. Drafted by the Boston Bruins in the second round, 56th overall, in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Donato began his NHL career with the Bruins in 2018 after a successful stint with Harvard University, where he led the team in scoring during the 2017-18 season​​.

Donato’s NHL journey has seen him play for several teams. He was traded to the Minnesota Wild in 2019. In 2020, Donato moved to the San Jose Sharks, following a trade for a third-round pick.

He then signed with the expansion team Seattle Kraken in 2021 as a free agent and made history by scoring the first goal in Kraken franchise history. After his time with the Kraken, Donato signed with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2023​​​​​​​​​​​​.

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