Who Owns Seattle Kraken?
Seattle Kraken owners are David Bonderman and his daughter Samantha Holloway. Jerry Bruckheimer and Tod Leiweke are the co-owners.
Seattle hockey team ownership is housed under Seattle Hockey Partners, which is a private organization. The ownership percentages for the franchise are not public yet.
There were rumors that David Bonderman, Jerry Bruckheimer, and Tod Leiweke as equal partners when The Kraken was announced as an NHL expansion. However, Bonderman was cited to hold the majority of the ownership from the team's press release.
Other notable minority owners of the franchise comprise Christopher Ackerly, Ted Ackerly, Adrian Hanauer, Andy Jassy and Marshawn Lynch.
The Kraken is the latest NHL franchise team. The Seattle Kraken officially joined the NHL on April 30, 2021, after they made the final payment of their expansion fee.
Gary Bettman, the NHL Commissioner said, "On behalf of the Board of Governors, I am delighted to officially welcome the Seattle Kraken to the NHL as our 32nd member club."
The Seattle Kraken played their very first NHL match against the Vegas Golden Knights on October 12, 2021, which ended in a 4-3 loss.