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This rec league divides its 100+ teams across divisions 1-8 and sub-divisions A-D based on skill level. We're pleased to have teams who have been playing with us for 20+ years and are equally excited to welcome new teams at any time in the season.


  • Players form a team and designate a captain to register the team.
  • Individuals can register as free agents and will be placed onto teams through a player draft that precedes each season.
  • Join our 40+ draft league as an individual player offering a shorter season commitment. 

The league will help Team Captains determine placement in a division and will continue to monitor game play and move teams accordingly throughout the season to ensure parity across the divisions.

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Registered Kraken Hockey League players receive priority access to register a team for the Great Puckaroo Round-up Tournament and receive the opportunity to attend Kraken Training Camp on Sept 24, during the Kraken Hockey League Day at Training Camp.

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18+; co-ed


Previous playing experience or an Adult Learn to Play class.


Fall/Winter Season: September 26th, 2021 - April 2022.

  • 23 games + min 2 playoff games

Summer Season: May - August 2022 

  • 13 games + min 1 playoff game

Breaks during most national holiday long-weekends. Game schedule will be announced in Fall 2021.  

Due to COVID protocols, start date may vary.


Weekly 75-min games Sun - Thurs evenings.  

Games played at rinks across several Seattle-area rinks, including KCI. Best efforts are made to schedule games at preferred geographic locations. 


$11,500 Team Fee. DASH registration system allows captain to divide up payment in the roster. Players may elect to use a payment plan. 

$767 Free-Agent/New Player Fee. Don't have a team, and would like to join? Register as a free-agent and league will assist in placing you on an appropriate team.   

$256 Goalie Free-Agent/New Player Fee. Don't have a team, and would like to join? Register as a free-agent goalie and league will assist in placing you on an appropriate team.   

$0 Substitute Goalie. If you are unable to commit to a specific team, but would like to be added to our sub goalie database, we'll be sure to call you regularly to join for games where the regular goalie can't make it.  

$49 Annual Kraken Hockey League Player Pass + Valid USA Hockey Membership required for each participant. 

Payment plans available.

Dues Schedule: Teams must be have 1/3rd of all dues paid by Sept 18, 2/3 of all dues paid by Oct 18, and all dues paid in full by Nov 18th.

Teams that do not hit these benchmarks towards full payments will be dropped from the schedule until paid up.  



Players provide their own:

  • Game jersey & socks 
  • Helmet (Full cage recommended)
  • Gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, shin pads, jock, hockey pants
  • Hockey stick
  • Hockey skates 

League provides nets, pucks, referees and score keepers.

Former GSHL Players
If you have been playing as part of the GSHL, your previous account and team information has carried over in the DASH registration system. For help with your account transition, contact Kraken Hockey League. 

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Additional League Info

Evaluation Skates for New Players

There are 3-5 complimentary evaluation skates scheduled for the beginning of each season. New players should only attend one session.

Each evaluation skate will include skills demonstrations in skating, shooting, and passing followed by a light scrimmage. 

Please register as a new player and purchase your Kraken Hockey League Player Pass + USA Hockey Membership prior to attending an evaluation skate. 

If you miss the evaluation skate window, we will accept new players during the season. Please contact us to schedule a time to help us determine how to best place you.  

Movement within Divisions

Kraken Hockey League will make best efforts to place players in an appropriate division based on the season-start evaluation skate sessions. However, teams and players may move up and down throughout the season based on performance or upon request.

Most beginners and teams move up a division after one year as their individual and/or team skating and skills improve.

Body Checking

Contact is permitted, checking is not permitted. 

League Rules & Conduct

League rules and conduct guide coming summer 2021. 


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USA Hockey Registration

Prior to participating in any hockey programs through Kraken Community Iceplex, all participants must acquire a USA Hockey Membership.

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