Matthews and Toronto face off against Seattle


Toronto Maple Leafs (30-12-3, third in Atlantic) vs. Seattle Kraken (16-28-4, eighth in Pacific)

Seattle; Monday, 9 p.m. EST

CONCLUSION: Auston Matthews leads Toronto into a matchup against Seattle. He is seventh in the league with 55 points, scoring 32 goals and recording 23 assists.

The Kraken have played 9-15-2 in home games. Seattle averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the seventh most in the Western Conference. Jeremy Lauzon leads the team, serving a total of 56 minutes.

The Maple Leafs played 13-8-2 away. Toronto has scored 159 goals and ranks second in the Eastern Conference at an average of 3.5 goals per game. Matthews leads the team at 32.

The teams meet on Monday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jared McCann leads the Kraken with 30 points, scoring 19 goals and recording 11 assists. Mark Giordano has provided seven assists in his last 10 games for Seattle.

Morgan Rielly leads the Maple Leafs with 35 total assists and 40 points. Mitch Marner has scored 10 goals in his last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 5-5-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a 0.896 percent save.

Maple Leafs: 7-3-0, averaging 4.3 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.4 goals per game with a .877 percent save.

INJURIES: Kraken: Brandon Tanev: Out for Season (lower body), Jaden Schwartz: Out (upper body).

Maple Leafs: Wayne Simmonds: Day to Day (personal), Ondrej Kase: Day to Day (undisclosed).


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


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