Seattle hosts Arizona after shutout victory
Arizona Coyotes (11-31-4, eighth in the Central) vs. Seattle Kraken (15-27-4, eighth in the Pacific)
Seattle; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kraken -260, Coyotes +214; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes visit Seattle after the Kraken shut out New York 3-0. Philipp Grubauer earned the victory in the net for Seattle after recording 19 saves.
The Kraken are 6-20-0 in conference games. Seattle averages 9.0 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the Western Conference. Jeremy Lauzon leads the team serving 56 total minutes.
The Coyotes are 7-16-2 in Western Conference play. Arizona averages 12.0 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the league. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 94 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Nov. 6, Arizona won 5-4. Lawson Crouse scored a team-high two goals for the Coyotes in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jared McCann leads the Kraken with 30 points, scoring 19 goals and registering 11 assists. Mark Giordano has 7 points over the last 10 games for Seattle.
Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 17 goals and has 38 points. Nick Schmaltz has four goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 5-5-0, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.7 assists, four penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
Coyotes: 3-7-0, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.6 goals per game with an .897 save percentage.
INJURIES: Kraken: Brandon Tanev: out for season (lower body), Jaden Schwartz: out (upper body), Will Borgen: out (health and safety protocols).
Coyotes: Barrett Hayton: out (hand), Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Johan Larsson: out (lower-body).