Penguins in action against the Kraken after overtime win

Pittsburgh Penguins (27-21-8, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (25-22-11, sixth in the Pacific Division)

Seattle; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Seattle Kraken after the Penguins defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in overtime.

Seattle has a 13-10-5 record at home and a 25-22-11 record overall. The Kraken have a 21-2-8 record when scoring at least three goals.

Pittsburgh has a 27-21-8 record overall and a 12-11-4 record in road games. The Penguins have a +16 scoring differential, with 168 total goals scored and 152 given up.

The teams play Thursday for the second time this season. The Penguins won the previous matchup 3-0. Rickard Rakell scored two goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jared McCann has scored 25 goals with 21 assists for the Kraken. Vince Dunn has three goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

Erik Karlsson has eight goals and 35 assists for the Penguins. Sidney Crosby has five goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 5-4-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

Penguins: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

INJURIES: Kraken: None listed.

Penguins: Jake Guentzel: out (upper body), Bryan Rust: out (upper body), Matt Nieto: out (knee).


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

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