Kraken host the Avalanche after Donato's 2-goal game

Colorado Avalanche (23-17-3, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (27-14-4, first in the Pacific Division)

Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Kraken -115, Avalanche -106; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken host the Colorado Avalanche after Ryan Donato scored two goals in the Kraken's 4-3 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils.

Seattle has a 27-14-4 record overall and an 11-9-2 record on its home ice. The Kraken have scored 165 total goals (3.7 per game) to rank third in NHL play.

Colorado is 23-17-3 overall and 13-9-0 on the road. The Avalanche have a +12 scoring differential, with 132 total goals scored and 120 conceded.

Saturday's game is the second time these teams match up this season. The Kraken won the previous matchup 3-2. Donato scored two goals in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jordan Eberle has 10 goals and 25 assists for the Kraken. Matthew Beniers has six goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

Cale Makar has 13 goals and 30 assists for the Avalanche. Mikko Rantanen has eight goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 8-2-0, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.4 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

Avalanche: 5-5-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: day to day (undisclosed), Chris Driedger: out (knee), Joonas Donskoi: out (upper-body), Justin Schultz: day to day (undisclosed).

Avalanche: Denis Malgin: out (upper body), Josh Manson: out (lower-body), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee), Cale Makar: day to day (undisclosed), Bowen Byram: out (undisclosed), Darren Helm: day to day (lower body).


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

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