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Seattle takes on San Jose on 4-game losing streak

April 29, 2022 GMT

San Jose Sharks (32-36-13, sixth in the Pacific) vs. Seattle Kraken (26-48-6, eighth in the Pacific)

Seattle; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kraken -121, Sharks +100; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Seattle will try to stop its four-game losing streak when the Kraken take on San Jose.

The Kraken are 13-35-0 against Western Conference opponents. Seattle is last in the Western Conference averaging just 4.4 assists per game. Vince Dunn leads the team with 28 total assists.

The Sharks are 9-11-5 against the rest of their division. San Jose averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Jeffrey Viel leads the team serving 114 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Feb. 27, San Jose won 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Carson Soucy leads the Kraken with a plus-seven in 62 games this season. Jordan Eberle has four goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Seattle.

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Timo Meier leads the Sharks with 35 goals and has 76 points. Logan Couture has seven assists over the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 4-6-0, averaging 2.6 goals, five assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .883 save percentage.

Sharks: 3-3-4, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, four penalties and 9.4 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .904 save percentage.

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

Sharks: Radim Simek: out (lower-body), Erik Karlsson: out (lower-body), Kevin Labanc: out for season (shoulder).

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