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Dallas faces Seattle on 3-game skid

April 23, 2022 GMT

Seattle Kraken (26-45-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Dallas Stars (43-30-5, fifth in the Central)

Dallas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Stars -277, Kraken +223; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas comes into the matchup with Seattle after losing three in a row.

The Stars are 24-18-4 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is 10th in the Western Conference averaging 4.9 assists per game, led by Fredrik Karlstrom with 1.0.

The Kraken are 13-32-0 in conference matchups. Seattle averages 8.8 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Western Conference. Vince Dunn leads the team serving 63 total minutes.

In their last meeting on April 3, Seattle won 4-1. Karson Kuhlman recorded a team-high 2 points for the Kraken.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski leads the Stars with 77 points, scoring 27 goals and adding 50 assists. Jason Robertson has 10 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

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Jared McCann leads the Kraken with 26 goals and has 47 points. Matty Beniers has three goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Seattle.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 4-4-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.4 assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.

Kraken: 5-5-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.8 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.

INJURIES: Stars: Vladislav Namestnikov: out (lower-body).

Kraken: Brandon Tanev: out for season (knee), Jaden Schwartz: day to day (upper body), Haydn Fleury: 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.