Kraken and Rangers face off in non-conference matchup

New York Rangers (8-6-3, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (8-5-3, third in the Pacific Division)

Seattle; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken and the New York Rangers square off in an out-of-conference matchup.

Seattle is 8-5-3 overall and 3-4-2 at home. The Kraken have allowed 45 goals while scoring 52 for a +7 scoring differential.

New York is 8-6-3 overall and 4-3-0 on the road. The Rangers are 7-1-0 in games they score at least three goals.

Thursday's game is the third time these teams square off this season. The Rangers won the last matchup 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jaden Schwartz has scored five goals with five assists for the Kraken. Morgan Geekie has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

Adam Fox has five goals and 14 assists for the Rangers. Artemi Panarin has one goal and nine assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Rangers: 5-4-1, averaging three goals, 5.5 assists, 4.3 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Kraken: Chris Driedger: out (knee), Philipp Grubauer: out (lower-body), Joonas Donskoi: out (upper-body).

Rangers: None listed.

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

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