Matthews and Toronto take on Seattle

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

Seattle; Monday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Auston Matthews leads Toronto in a game against Seattle. He is seventh in the league with 55 points, scoring 32 goals and registering 23 assists.

The Kraken are 9-15-2 in home games. Seattle is averaging 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Jeremy Lauzon leads the team in serving 56 total minutes.

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

The teams will face off on Monday for the first time this season.

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

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

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 5-5-0, averaged 2.5 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and nine penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with an .896 save percentage .

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

INJURIES: Kraken: Brandon Tanev: out for the 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 technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.