Seattle takes on Chicago on an 8-game home slide | kraken
Chicago Blackhawks (15-18-5, seventh in Central) vs. Seattle Kraken (10-23-4, eighth in Pacific)
Seattle; Monday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle takes on Chicago as they look to end their eight-game home skid.
The Kraken are 4-18-0 against opponents in the Western Conference. Seattle is last in the Western Conference with 27.8 shots per game.
The Blackhawks are 7-10-3 in Western Conference play. Chicago is last in the Western Conference averaging just 6.6 points per game. Patrick Kane leads them with 34 points overall.
When they last met on Nov. 17, Chicago won 4-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jared McCann leads the Kraken with 15 goals and 23 points. Jordan Eberle has six assists in Seattle’s last 10 games.
Kane has 34 total points while scoring nine goals and 25 assists for the Blackhawks. Alex DeBrincat has seven goals and three assists in Chicago’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 1-8-1, averaged 2.2 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with an .890 save percentage .
Blackhawks: 4-3-3, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.7 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
INJURIES: Kraken: Brandon Tanev: out for the season (lower body), Jaden Schwartz: out (upper body), Morgan Geekie: day to day (upper body).
Blackhawks: Jake McCabe: out (covid-19 protocol), Dylan Strome: out (sanitary protocols), Kirby Dach: out (sanitary protocols).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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