Seattle takes on Toronto and aims to stop the slide at home | Kraken
Toronto Maple Leafs (20-8-2, second in the Atlantic) vs. Seattle Kraken (10-17-3, eighth in the Pacific)
Seattle; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle faces Toronto looking to end its four-game home slippage.
The Kraken are 6-9-1 at home. Seattle is 10th in the Western Conference with an average of 2.8 goals per game, led by Jordan Eberle with 12.
The Maple Leafs are 8-4-1 on the road. Toronto ranks ninth in the NHL with an average of 3.3 goals per game, led by Auston Matthews with 20.
The teams face off on Sunday for the first time this season.
BEST PERFORMANCE: Eberle leads the Kraken with 12 goals, adding nine assists and recording 21 points. Ryan Donato has six goals in the last 10 games for Seattle.
Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 33 points, 20 goals and 13 assists. Morgan Rielly has 12 assists in the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 4-4-2, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.4 goals per game with save percentage of 0.893.
Maple Leafs: 7-2-1, averaging 4.7 goals, 8.7 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a save percentage of , 917.
INJURIES: Kraken: Riley Sheahan: day to day (health protocol), Colin Blackwell: outside (covid-19), Yanni Gourde: outside (covid-19 protocol), Jamie Oleksiak: outside (health and safety protocol).
Maple Leafs: Travis Dermott: absent (health and safety protocols), TJ Brodie: absent (health and safety protocols), Jack Campbell: absent (health and safety protocols).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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