Arizona visits Seattle following overtime win

December 20, 2021 GMT

Arizona Coyotes (6-21-2, eighth in the Central) vs. Seattle Kraken (10-17-3, seventh in the Pacific)

Seattle; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona visits the Seattle Kraken after the Coyotes defeated Anaheim 6-5 in overtime.

The Kraken are 4-12-0 in Western Conference games. Seattle is 10th in the Western Conference recording 7.5 points per game, averaging 2.8 goals and 4.7 assists.

The Coyotes are 2-7-0 against opponents from the Central. Arizona serves 12.2 penalty minutes per game, the most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 57 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Nov. 6, Arizona won 5-4. Lawson Crouse recorded two goals for the Coyotes.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jordan Eberle leads the Kraken with 12 goals, adding nine assists and totaling 21 points. Ryan Donato has six goals over the last 10 games for Seattle.

Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 22 points, scoring nine goals and adding 13 assists. Travis Boyd has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.


LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 4-4-2, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with an .893 save percentage.

Coyotes: 2-8-0, averaging 2.2 goals, four assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with an .885 save percentage.

INJURIES: Kraken: Riley Sheahan: day to day (health protocols), Colin Blackwell: out (covid-19), Yanni Gourde: out (covid-19 protocol), Jamie Oleksiak: out (health and safety protocols), Carson Soucy: out (covid-19).

Coyotes: Ryan Dzingel: day to day (upper body), Alex Galchenyuk: day to day (health protocols), Jakob Chychrun: day to day (upper body), Jay Beagle: out (covid-19), Lawson Crouse: out (covid-19).


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