Free Hockey Prediction

  • Boston Bruins

    The Bruins come into the game at 34-12-13 and in first place in the Eastern Conference. It's been a struggle for the Bears lately, losing six of their last eight games. Last time they faced the Vancouver Canucks. After a scoreless first period, Jesper Boqvist scored in the second to make it 1-0 in favor of the Bears. The Bruins added another goal in the period, but gave up two goals in the third, one with just 1:11 left to play. Brock Boeser scored the Canucks win in overtime.

  • Seattle Kraken

    The Kraken, meanwhile, are 24-22-11 on the year, tied for sixth in the Pacific Division. They have also won three of their last five matches. The Kraken faced the Wild for the last time. The Kraken struck first and Vince Dunn scored just 36 seconds into the game. However, the Wild scored twice in the first period to make it 2-1. In the second period, Wild scored three goals in the first seven minutes and took a 5-2 lead. The Kraken would get another goal back on a Jordan Eberle goal, but they fell 5-2.

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Seattle Kraken

The Kraken are 27th in goals in the NHL this year, allowing just 2.75 goals per game this year. Jared McCann leads the team in goals and points this year. McCann has 25 goals and 21 assists on the year, giving him 46 points. He was strong on the power play, scoring nine goals and adding seven assists on the year. Oliver Bjorkstrand scores goals with him. He enters the game with 13 goals and 28 assists, third on the team with 41 points. He also has six goals and 12 assists this year.
Meanwhile, the Kraken will get help on the offensive side of the ice from the blue line. Vince Dunn is second on the team in points and leads the team in assists. He comes into the game with ten goals and 32 assists on the year and 42 points. He also has four goals and 11 assists on the power play. Eeli Tolvanen completes the Kraken score. He has 14 goals and 17 assists this year for a total of 31 points.

The Kraken are a mid-powered team that ranks 17th in the NHL at 20.9 percent. This year. Meanwhile, they are 21st in the NHL in free throws and are shooting 79.0 percent this year.

Phillip Grubauer is in goal for the Kraken today. He is 7-9-1 on the year with a 2.99 goals-against average and .892 save percentage. He was last in relief, stopping 17 of 18 shots in relief of Joey Daccord. Daccord could still start tonight. He is 16-12-10 on the year with a .919 save percentage and a 2.45 goals against average.

I am taking the home team as an underdog tonight. Bet the Kraken +120.