Berniers showcased a sick backhander against the Flames.

Published September 26, 2023 at 11:10

The Kraken have certainly found a gem in Seattle's number one center, Matty Beniers. For those who are new to the Kraken, he was drafted in the first round, second overall, in the 2021 NHL Draft.

The native of Hingham, Massachusetts, has been steadily evolving into the superstar center that the team had hoped for. His point totals have been on the rise ever since he joined the team, and now he enters his second full season after winning the Calder Trophy for Rookie of the Year last season.

With that accolade attached to his name, he took to the ice tonight as the Kraken faced off against the Calgary Flames in a split-squad doubleheader. Beniers played in the home game, where the puck cycled in the Calgary end, and he received a pass before executing a beautiful backhand goal that deceived Flames goaltender Dan Vladar.

The Kraken fan base can expect another thrilling season with Beniers leading the team, and hopefully, they'll make a deeper playoff run after their surprising entry last season.
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Berniers showcased a sick backhander against the Flames.

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