As a new arena brings massive investment and support for the Seattle Kraken, the Storm is overshadowed.
by Maggie Mertens
You might think, based on the constant media coverage of Seattle’s new NHL team and the announcements carefully marketing what will soon be known as Climate Pledge Arena as “the future home of the Seattle Kraken” at seemingly every opportunity, that the renovated arena in Seattle Center will be used exclusively for the NHL team that has yet to play a single game.
In fact, a storied team will also make Climate Pledge Arena their home: the WNBA’s Seattle Storm. For the past three years I’ve followed the arena renovation news with interest because I can’t wait for the most successful sports team in Seattle history — which continues to win, by the way — to play in an arena worthy of their excellence.Continue reading OPINION: Climate Pledge Arena Will Be the Storm’s Home, Too