Kraken recall 2022 first-rounder Wright; place Schwartz on LTIR
The #SeaKraken have recalled forward Shane Wright (Coachella Valley) and reassigned forward Tye Kartye (Coachella Valley).— Seattle Kraken PR (@SeattleKrakenPR) December 15, 2023
Additionally, the team has placed forward Jaden Schwartz on long-term injured reserve (retroactive to 11/28).
The Kraken also announced that the team has placed forward Jaden Schwartz on long-term injured reserve.
Wright, a 19-year-old Burlington, Ont., native, has spent most of the 2023-24 campaign with the Firebirds, scoring nine goals and 16 points in 18 games.
The former fourth overall pick in the 2022 draft by the Kraken has skated in three games with the NHL club this season. Wright played in eight games with the Kraken and eight games with the Firebirds last season before spending the remainder of his rookie season with the Ontario Hockey League's Windsor Spitfires.
Wright helped Canada win the 2021 IIHF Under-18 World Championship. He was Canada's captain and tied for the team lead with 14 points (nine goals, five assists) in five games.
He also claimed gold at the 2023 World Juniors.