Chicago plays Seattle on 4-game home slide
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.
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).