[Culture & Entertainment] Seattle names new NHL club Kraken

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From The Guardian:

While there are squid, octopus and related sea life around Puget Sound towards the Pacific Ocean, Times' readers chose Sockeyes during a 2019 ...

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From Lansing State Journal:

Depending on what you historical tales you've read, the Kraken has been written about as a squid or an octopus. Either way, it's legend has haunted ...

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From NW Progressive:

Emphasis is theirs: “The largest octopus on planet Earth lives right here in Puget Sound. The Giant Pacific Octopus lurks in the deep around Seattle.

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From Loudwire:

Scholars believe the idea of the Kraken, a gigantic octopus-like creature big enough to rip apart a ship, came from early discoveries of the giant squid. The Kraken has famously been adapted for Clash of the Titans and Disney's ...

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From The Progress News:

The fictitious sea creature — a type of giant squid — was first mentioned in an Alfred Lord Tennyson sonnet from 1830 and later popularized in two ...

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From Editor in Leaf:

The tales of the Kraken are over 300 years old, where this enormous octopus looking creature would torment ships in the ocean. The new Seattle ...

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From Stl Today:

The Seattle expansion franchise, which will begin play in 2022, has a name: the Kraken, a giant squid-like sea monster in Norse mythology. “I think it's ...

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