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Seattle Kraken: A nod to the past, but the look of the future of the NHL in Seattle
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What's in a name? It turns out, a lot.

We find out what went into naming Seattle's new professional hockey team the Kraken — and we get a history lesson in the process — from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel. He talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

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Kirsten Kendrick hosts Morning Edition on KNKX and the sports interview series "Going Deep," talking with folks tied to sports in our region about what drives them — as professionals and people.