Golden Knights at Kraken: Preview and Open Game Thread
The Vegas Golden Knights will once again face off against the Seattle Kraken, and tonight they will attempt to sweep the season series. The Golden Knights enter tonight with a record of 37-28-4 (78 points), and are 5-5-0 over their last 10 games played, including three wins in a row. Seattle has a record of 21-40-6 (48 points), and is 4-5-1 over the last 10 games played.
Last game out the Golden Knights defeated Seattle 3-0, and received excellent goaltending from Logan Thompson, and Jonathan Marchessault tallied a goal and an assist to lead the way offensively.
Golden Knights, Thompson shut out Kraken 3-0 for third straight win
Tonight’s another important game for the Golden Knights as they attempt to play themselves back into the playoff picture.
Vegas remains on the outside looking in, and they trail the Dallas Stars by one point, and the Stars have three games in hand. The Golden Knights also trail the Edmonton Oilers for third place in the division by two points. Edmonton’s played 68 games thus far, and tonight will be Vegas’ 70th of the season.
With that said, here are the projected lines for both squads which are subject to change.
Vegas Golden Knights
Evgenii Dadonov — Jack Eichel — Chandler Stephenson
Jonathan Marchesault — William Karlson — Mike Amadio
Mattias Janmark — Nicolas Roy — Keegan Kolesar
Jonas Rondbjerg — Jake Leschyshyn — Dylan Coghlan
Brayden McNabb — Shea Theodore
Ben Hutton — Alex Pietrangelo
Alec Martinez — Zach Whitecloud
Jared McCann— Alex Wennberg — Jordan Eberle
Daniel Sprong — Morgan Geekie — Joonas Donskoi
Victor Rask — Yanni Gourde — Karson Kuhlman
Ryan Donato — Riley Sheahan — Kole Lind
Vince Dunn — Adam Larsson
Derrick Pouliot — Jamie Oleksiak
Haydn Fleury — Carson Soucy
Team Stats via NHL dot com
Enjoy the game!