Seattle chose the ancient mythological sea creature, the Kraken, as the moniker and inspiration for the new NHL side.
Tests from the first five days of team training in the NHL's restart plan revealed only two new cases of coronavirus.
NHL players are still unsure when or where the season may resume, but they look set to link up for training camps next month.
To facilitate a return to action with a 24-team playoff, the NHL is planning on testing its players on a daily basis.
New guidance in regards to players returning to club facilities has been issued by the NHL as the competition aims to restart.
As part of a campaign to save Kolner Haie from financial ruin, World Cup winner Lukas Podolski has promised to play for the German ice hockey team.