Seattle and Winnipeg take the ice in Western Conference play

Thu, Mar 7, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Seattle and Winnipeg take the ice in Western Conference play

Winnipeg Jets (39-17-5, second in the Central Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (28-23-11, fifth in the Pacific Division)

Seattle; Friday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken and the Winnipeg Jets hit the ice in Western Conference play.

Seattle is 28-23-11 overall and 14-11-5 in home games. The Kraken are 23-2-8 when scoring at least three goals.

Winnipeg is 18-9-3 in road games and 39-17-5 overall. The Jets have a 12-5-0 record in games they score at least one power-play goal.

The matchup Friday is the second time these teams play this season. The Kraken won 4-3 in the last meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Vince Dunn has 11 goals and 34 assists for the Kraken. Jared McCann has scored six goals with nine assists over the past 10 games.

Joshua Morrissey has eight goals and 43 assists for the Jets. Sean Monahan has scored eight goals and added one assist over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 7-2-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

Jets: 7-3-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Kraken: Vince Dunn: day to day (undisclosed).

Jets: Nate Schmidt: day to day (illness), Gabriel Vilardi: 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.

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