Hockey Players who Played for Kraken and Capitals

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 Washington Capitals.

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.

Philipp Grubauer

Philipp Grubauer is a German-born goaltender currently playing for the Seattle Kraken. He was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the fourth round, 112th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Capitals in 2018.

During his time with the Avalanche, he was named the starting goaltender for the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs and recorded a 7–5 record with a 2.30 goals-against average. Grubauer’s best season came in 2020–21, where he achieved a 30–9–1 record with a 1.95 goals-against average, .922 save percentage, and seven shutouts.

He was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy in 2021. Unable to reach an agreement with the Avalanche, Grubauer signed a six-year, $35.4 million contract with the Seattle Kraken in July 2021 and recorded the first shutout in Kraken history in February 2022​​​​​​.

Grubauer Key Stats

  • Stanley Cup Championship (Capitals)
  • 30+ Win Season (Avalanche)

Marcus Johansson

Marcus Johansson is a Swedish forward currently playing for the Minnesota Wild. He was selected by the Washington Capitals in the first round, 24th overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Johansson signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Capitals in 2010 and made his NHL debut in the 2010-11 season. He played for the Capitals until 2017, when he was traded to the New Jersey Devils. In February 2019, he was traded to the Boston Bruins, with whom he reached the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals.

Johansson then signed a two-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres in July 2019. In September 2020, he was traded to the Minnesota Wild, and in August 2021, he signed a contract with the Seattle Kraken. Johansson returned to the Capitals in March 2022 before being traded back to the Wild in February 2023​​​​​​​​​​.

Daniel Sprong

Daniel Sprong is a Dutch forward currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings. He was originally selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round, 46th overall, of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

His journey in the NHL has seen him play for several teams, including the Anaheim Ducks, Washington Capitals, and Seattle Kraken, before signing with the Detroit Red Wings in 2023​​.

After a season with the Penguins, he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in 2018. Following his time with the Ducks, he moved to the Washington Capitals in 2020 and later to the Seattle Kraken in 2022, where he recorded a career-high 46 points in 66 games.

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