Kraken acquire Tatar from Avalanche in exchange for fifth-round pick

Colorado Avalanche left wing Tomas Tatar (90) warms up before an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators. (George Walker IV/AP)

The Seattle Kraken have acquired forward Tomas Tatar from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 2024 fifth-round pick, the team announced.

Tatar, 33, joins the Kraken after scoring one goal and adding eight assists in 27 games with the Avalanche this season.

The winger is averaging 1.96 blocks per 60 this year, which is the highest mark of his 13-year career.

The five-foot-10, 173-pound forward has totalled 464 points (212 goals, 252 assists) in 810 regular-season games with the Avalanche, New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens, Vegas Golden Knights and Detroit Red Wings.

December 15, 2023 - 7:18 pm ET
col Colorado Avalanche
  • 2024 fifth-round pick
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