Boston brings 4-game win streak into matchup with Seattle
Boston Bruins (43-8-5, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (32-19-6, third in the Pacific Division)
Seattle; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins look to keep a four-game win streak intact when they play the Seattle Kraken.
Seattle has a 15-10-3 record in home games and a 32-19-6 record overall. The Kraken have scored 197 total goals (3.5 per game) to rank sixth in league play.
Boston has a 19-6-2 record in road games and a 43-8-5 record overall. The Bruins have a +93 scoring differential, with 208 total goals scored and 115 conceded.
Thursday's game is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Kraken won 3-0 in the previous meeting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jared McCann has 26 goals and 14 assists for the Kraken. Jordan Eberle has three goals and five assists over the past 10 games.
Brad Marchand has 17 goals and 32 assists for the Bruins. Charlie McAvoy has 10 assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 4-5-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.1 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
Bruins: 6-3-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.4 assists, four penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.
INJURIES: Kraken: Chris Driedger: out (knee), Joonas Donskoi: out (upper-body), Andre Burakovsky: out (lower-body).
Bruins: Vinni Lettieri: out (lower body), Jake DeBrusk: out (fibula), Tomas Nosek: out (foot).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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