Seattle Kraken vs Washington Capitals – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Seattle Kraken
After Over Time
3:2
Washington Capitals
Highlights and Stats


Washington Capitals will travel to Seattle for a match-up with the Seattle Kraken set to take place on Thursday, 11:00 PM EDT at Climate Pledge Arena. Seattle Kraken are part of the Pacific Division of the NHL, currently standing at #2 with 31 points, while their opponents are part of the Metropolitan Division and as of now are at #6 with 23 points.

Seattle Kraken vs Washington Capitals Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 03-05-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Seattle Kraken
Seattle Kraken
1 1 0 2
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2 1 2 5

Their most recent encounter was held on March 5th, 2022, and finished in a big 5-2 Washington Capitals victory. One of the reasons behind the Capitals’ triumph was the performance of Conor Sheary. He was on the ice for 13:23 and ended the game with two goals. Colin Blackwell of the Seattle Kraken was the best on the other end of the ice, finishing with 1 goal in 13:46 of ice time. The Capitals’ goalie, Vitek Vanecek, played at a very high level and ended the game with a 0.935 save percentage. The Kraken had Chris Driedger at goal, but he was unable to affect the final outcome, allowing four of all 24 shots to end in the net. The balance across the most recent two H2H clashes is all equal, with each team recording one victory.
*Last 2 head-to-head games
Team03-05-202211-21-2021
Seattle Kraken
Seattle Kraken
25
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
5 2

Seattle Kraken Form

*Last 10 Seattle Kraken Games - 8:1:1
11-29-202211-27-202211-25-202211-23-202211-19-202211-17-202211-13-202211-11-202211-08-202211-05-2022
8:9@ Los Angeles Kings4:5@ Anaheim Ducks2:4@ Vegas Golden Knights8:5vs San Jose Sharks3:2vs Los Angeles Kings3:2vs New York Rangers2:3vs Winnipeg Jets0:1vs Minnesota Wild5:1vs Nashville Predators2:3@ Pittsburgh Penguins

It was one of the better days for the Seattle Kraken on 11/29, as they triumphed 8-9 over the Los Angeles Kings on enemy ice. Matty Beniers was the team’s leading player on the floor, scoring 2 points. He spent 15 minutes and 54 seconds on the ice and tested the opposition’s goalkeeper with six shots. Two of those made it through to the other side of the net. The franchise’s triumph can also be attributed to Martin Jones, who faced 35 shots and managed to parry 27 attempts. The Seattle Kraken’s balance across the most recent 10 showings stands at 8-1-1, and they are on a streak of six consecutive victories. The franchise is 6-4-2 when performing on home ice throughout the season. The Kraken will be out on the ice for their next game on Saturday, December 3rd, when they are set to face the Florida Panthers at home.

Seattle Kraken Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    87.00
  • Goals Against
    70.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Seattle Kraken Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Martin Jones

    Games Played:18
    Saves Percentage:0.893
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Andre Burakovsky

    Games Played:23
    Goals:9
    Assists:16

Seattle Kraken Missing Players

NONE

Washington Capitals Form

*Last 10 Washington Capitals Games - 4:5:1
11-29-202211-26-202211-25-202211-23-202211-19-202211-17-202211-15-202211-13-202211-11-202211-09-2022
1:5@ Vancouver Canucks5:1@ New Jersey Devils3:0vs Calgary Flames3:2vs Philadelphia Flyers0:4vs Colorado Avalanche5:4@ St. Louis Blues5:2@ Florida Panthers6:3@ Tampa Bay Lightning5:1vs Tampa Bay Lightning1:4vs Pittsburgh Penguins

The Washington Capitals met the Vancouver Canucks on 11/29 away from home, and the game finished with a 1-5 score in the visitors’ favor. Alex Ovechkin stood above the other Washington Capitals players, finishing the game with 2 points. He spent 15 minutes and 48 seconds skating and sent five shots on target. Two of those made it past the netminder. Another reason for the team’s victory was the brilliant performance of Darcy Kuemper, who stopped 31 of the 32 shots that were sent towards his goal. The Washington Capitals have a 4-5-1 record in the previous ten meetings and are currently on a W1 streak. They are sporting a 3-7-2 record when performing on the road. The team’s next game will be against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on December 3rd, away from home.

Washington Capitals Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    69.00
  • Goals Against
    78.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Washington Capitals Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Darcy Kuemper

    Games Played:19
    Saves Percentage:0.915
    Shutouts:1
  • Top Skater

    Alex Ovechkin

    Games Played:25
    Goals:13
    Assists:12

Washington Capitals Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3OTFinal
Seattle Kraken
Seattle Kraken
0 1 1 1 3
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2 0 0 0 2
Seattle KrakenWashington Capitals
  • Score

    3
    2
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    5
  • PP Goals

    1
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Seattle KrakenvsWashington Capitals
  • 1`07:36
    0-1
    Martin FehervaryConor Sheary, Alex Ovechkin
  • 1`10:39
    Yanni Gourde5 minutes for Fighting T.J. Oshie
    -
  • 1`10:39
    -
    T.J. Oshie5 minutes for Fighting Yanni Gourde
  • 1`12:56
    Jordan Eberle2 minutes for Tripping Trevor van Riemsdyk
    -
  • 1`14:04
    0-2
    Conor ShearyMarcus Johansson, Alex Ovechkin
  • 2`00:35
    -
    Darcy Kuemper2 minutes for Tripping Yanni Gourde (served by Sonny Milano)
  • 2`04:01
    Yanni Gourde2 minutes for Holding Lars Eller