Seattle Kraken (1-2-1, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (2-1-1, second in the Central Division)
Denver; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Kraken, on a three-game losing streak, play the Colorado Avalanche.
Colorado had a 56-19-7 record overall and a 39-7-5 record in home games last season. The Avalanche scored 67 power-play goals last season on 278 chances for a 24.1% success rate.
Seattle went 27-49-6 overall and 11-27-3 in road games last season. The Kraken had a 14.5% power play success rate last season, scoring 32 goals on 220 chances.
INJURIES: Avalanche: Jacob MacDonald: out (undisclosed), Darren Helm: out (undisclosed), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee).
Kraken: Chris Driedger: out (knee), Joonas Donskoi: out (upper-body).
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