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Chicago plays Seattle on 4-game home slide

April 7, 2022 GMT

Seattle Kraken (22-42-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (24-35-11, seventh in the Central)

Chicago; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -158, Kraken +133; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago hosts Seattle looking to break its four-game home skid.

The Blackhawks are 13-19-8 against Western Conference opponents. Chicago is last in the Western Conference shooting 28.7 shots per game.

The Kraken are 11-29-0 in Western Conference play. Seattle is last in the Western Conference averaging 4.4 assists per game. Yanni Gourde leads them with 23 total assists.

Seattle knocked off Chicago 3-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Jan. 17.

TOP PERFORMERS: Patrick Kane has 80 total points for the Blackhawks, 22 goals and 58 assists. Alex DeBrincat has five goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Jared McCann leads the Kraken with 25 goals and has 40 points. Vince Dunn has 7 points over the last 10 games for Seattle.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 2-5-3, averaging 2.6 goals, five assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .905 save percentage.

Kraken: 5-5-0, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.7 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: None listed.

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.