Kraken bring win streak into game against the Blackhawks

Seattle Kraken (25-12-4, third in the Pacific Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (10-25-4, eighth in the Central Division)

Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken are looking to build upon a seven-game win streak with a victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Chicago is 10-25-4 overall and 8-14-2 at home. The Blackhawks have allowed 142 goals while scoring 86 for a -56 scoring differential.

Seattle is 15-4-2 in road games and 25-12-4 overall. The Kraken have a 25-2-3 record when scoring three or more goals.

Saturday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Blackhawks won the last meeting 5-4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jonathan Toews has 11 goals and 10 assists for the Blackhawks. Andreas Athanasiou has three goals and one assist over the last 10 games.

Jordan Eberle has 10 goals and 24 assists for the Kraken. Matthew Beniers has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 4-6-0, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

Kraken: 7-2-1, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: Jujhar Khaira: out (back), Patrick Kane: out (lower-body), Jarred Tinordi: out (face), Alex Stalock: day to day (illness).

Kraken: Chris Driedger: out (knee), Joonas Donskoi: out (upper-body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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