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Detroit visits Seattle following shutout win

March 18, 2022 GMT

Detroit Red Wings (25-29-7, fifth in the Atlantic) vs. Seattle Kraken (18-38-6, eighth in the Pacific)

Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken host Detroit after the Red Wings shut out Vancouver 1-0. Alex Nedeljkovic earned the victory in the net for Detroit after collecting 43 saves.

The Kraken are 10-18-3 at home. Seattle scores 2.6 goals per game, the fewest in the NHL. Jared McCann leads them with 23 total goals.

The Red Wings are 9-17-3 in road games. Detroit averages 9.2 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the Eastern Conference. Givani Smith leads the team serving 96 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Dec. 1, Detroit won 4-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: McCann leads the Kraken with 23 goals and has 35 points. Yanni Gourde has 8 points over the last 10 games for Seattle.

Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings with 27 goals and has 58 points. Lucas Raymond has 7 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 2-6-2, averaging 2.4 goals, four assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .883 save percentage.

Red Wings: 2-7-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 4.8 goals per game with an .867 save percentage.

INJURIES: Kraken: Mark Giordano: day to day (coach’s decision), Alexander Wennberg: day to day (upper-body), Brandon Tanev: out for season (lower body).

Red Wings: None listed.

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