Arizona faces Boston on 3-game slide

January 27, 2022 GMT

Boston Bruins (24-13-3, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Arizona Coyotes (10-27-4, eighth in the Central)

Glendale, Arizona; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyotes +240, Bruins -310

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona comes into the matchup with Boston after losing three straight games.

The Coyotes are 5-13-1 at home. Arizona averages 12.3 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 89 total minutes.

The Bruins have gone 10-5-2 away from home. Boston is 25th in the Eastern Conference with 35.5 shots per game and is averaging 3.1 goals.

The teams match up Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 16 goals, adding 17 assists and totaling 33 points. Nick Schmaltz has 8 points over the last 10 games for Arizona.

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Brad Marchand leads the Bruins with 20 goals and has 45 points. David Pastrnak has 11 goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 4.7 penalties and 12.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game with an .894 save percentage.

Bruins: 7-2-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.7 assists, 5.4 penalties and 13.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with an .886 save percentage.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Ryan Dzingel: out (covid-19), Barrett Hayton: out (hand), Dysin Mayo: out (covid-19), Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Antoine Roussel: out (health protocols).

Bruins: John Moore: day to day (upper body), Nick Foligno: day to day (upper body), Matt Grzelcyk: day to day (upper body).

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