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Los Angeles hosts Seattle after Danault’s 2-goal game

March 25, 2022 GMT

Seattle Kraken (20-38-6, eighth in the Pacific) vs. Los Angeles Kings (35-22-9, second in the Pacific)

Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken visit Los Angeles after Phillip Danault scored two goals in the Kings’ 4-3 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.

The Kings have gone 7-7-2 against division opponents. Los Angeles leads the league recording 35.2 shots per game while averaging 2.8 goals.

The Kraken are 4-13-0 against the rest of their division. Seattle is the last team in the Western Conference averaging just 7 points per game. Daniel Sprong leads the team with 1 total points.

In their last meeting on Jan. 15, Los Angeles won 3-1. Danault scored a team-high two goals for the Kings in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anze Kopitar leads the Kings with 55 points, scoring 16 goals and adding 39 assists. Sean Durzi has seven assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

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Carson Soucy leads the Kraken with a plus-11 in 46 games this season. Yanni Gourde has 9 points over the last 10 games for Seattle.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 5-3-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.

Kraken: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, five assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with an .884 save percentage.

INJURIES: Kings: Brendan Lemieux: day to day (lower body).

Kraken: Brandon Tanev: out for season (knee).

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