“We’re excited to add an experienced veteran like Riley to our organization,” Kraken general manager Ron Francis said in a statement. “His versatility, strong penalty-killing ability and skill in the faceoff circle make him a valuable addition to our forward group.”
— Seattle Kraken (@SeattleKraken) September 1, 2021
Sheahan, who was an unrestricted free agent, posted four goals and nine assists in 53 games with the Buffalo Sabres last season.
The 29-year-old from St. Catharines, Ont., has registered 177 total points - 70 goals and 107 assists - in 566 career games over 10 seasons with Buffalo, the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings. He was drafted in the first round, 21st overall, by Detroit in 2010.