SEATTLE (CBSNewYork) — The NHL released the Kraken on Wednesday as the new Seattle franchise held their expansion draft in the Emerald City.

They had to select at least one player from every NHL team, except the Vegas Golden Knights.

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That means some local players are headed to the Northwest.

The Kraken selected New York Islanders stalwart Jordan Eberle. The right wing had four goals during the Isles’ long playoff run.

The New York Rangers lose centerman Colin Blackwell, who was seventh on the team in scoring.

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Finally, the Kraken grabbed the big right winger from the New Jersey Devils, Nathan Bastian.

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