Seattle faces Colorado on 5-game slide | Kraken
Seattle Kraken (10-19-4, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Colorado Avalanche (21-8-2, third in Central)
Denver; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle heads to the game against Colorado as a five-game losing streak.
The Avalanche are 12-4-0 against opponents in the Western Conference. Colorado has scored 134 goals and is the leader of the NHL with an average of 4.3 goals per game. Mikko Rantanen leads the team with 16.
The Kraken are 4-14-0 in conference games. Seattle is last in the Western Conference with 28.1 shots per game.
When they last met on Nov. 19, Colorado won 7-3. Cale Makar scored two team-high goals for the Avalanche in the victory.
BEST PERFORMANCE: Rantanen leads the Avalanche with 16 goals and 40 points. Nathan MacKinnon has 14 assists in the last 10 games for Colorado.
Carson Soucy leads the Kraken with a plus-eight rating in 25 games this season. Calle Jarnkrok has 8 points in the last 10 games for Seattle.
LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 9-1-0, with an average of five goals, 8.6 assists, 4.5 penalties and 11 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a save percentage of. 909.
Kraken: 2-6-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.5 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while allowing 3.8 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.880 .
INJURIES: Avalanche: None listed.
Kraken: Brandon Tanev: absent for the season (lower body), Jaden Schwartz: absent (upper body), Jeremy Lauzon: absent (health protocol).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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