Golden Knights play the Kraken after Marchessault's hat trick

Vegas Golden Knights (34-23-7, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (28-24-11, fifth in the Pacific Division)

Seattle; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Vegas Golden Knights visit the Seattle Kraken after Jonathan Marchessault recorded a hat trick in the Golden Knights' 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Seattle is 28-24-11 overall with an 8-7-3 record in Pacific Division games. The Kraken have a -4 scoring differential, with 171 total goals scored and 175 allowed.

Vegas is 11-6-2 against the Pacific Division and 34-23-7 overall. The Golden Knights have a 30-7-5 record in games they score three or more goals.

Tuesday's game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Kraken won the last matchup 3-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Oliver Bjorkstrand has scored 16 goals with 29 assists for the Kraken. Jared McCann has six goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.

Marchessault has 35 goals and 21 assists for the Golden Knights. William Karlsson has scored six goals with three assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kraken: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

Golden Knights: 3-6-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.1 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: day to day (upper body), Vince Dunn: day to day (undisclosed).

Golden Knights: Zach Whitecloud: day to day (undisclosed), Mark Stone: out (upper body), Tomas Hertl: out (lower body), William Carrier: out (upper body), Brett Howden: out (upper-body), Alec Martinez: out (undisclosed).


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