Upper Deck Reveals First-Ever NHL Licensed Seattle Kraken Game Dated Moments Card

Historical Kraken Card Will be Available Exclusively Through Upper Deck e-Pack® for a Limited Time

CARLSBAD, Ca. (July 31, 2020) - Hockey fans have been speculating for months about the name of the new Seattle NHL® expansion team. On Friday, July 24, the league officially introduced the Seattle Kraken™ as the 32nd franchise. Named after a legendary sea monster, the new team is expected to hit the ice for the 2021-22 season. Upper Deck is helping fans celebrate the latest addition to the NHL® family with the first-ever licensed Kraken trading card, which releases today as part of the company’s well-known Game Dated Moments program.

Game Dated Moments capture the top highlights from each week throughout the season in trading card form. New cards are announced every Friday at 9:00 a.m. PST and are available for exactly one week, exclusively at Fans can unlock the Game Dated Moments one-card pack by adding any Upper Deck hockey product to their cart and then selecting the Game Dated Moments weekly pack before checking out on the e-Pack site.

Upper Deck e-Pack is an innovative new way to buy open, collect, and store digital and physical trading cards at any time, from anywhere. Fans can make secure trades with collectors around the world and choose to have physical cards from their collections shipped to them at any time. There is no cost to sign up for an e-Pack account, and users can get a free digital pack every day just for logging on.

“Interest in the Seattle Kraken™ franchise is reaching new heights as the team gets ready to hit the ice next season,” said Paul Zickler, Upper Deck’s Hockey Brand Manager. "This limited-edition card features a proudly flying Kraken flag against the Seattle city backdrop, and is a must-have for hockey fans anticipating the debut of this new Pacific Northwest team.”

The new Seattle Kraken™ Game Dated Moments card debuts today on for $3.99 with qualifying purchase. Fans can find out more about Game Dated Moments cards releasing throughout the 2020 NHL playoffs by visiting the news section on the site, or by signing up for a free Upper Deck e-Pack account.

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