Colorado Avalanche (23-8-3, second in the center) vs. Arizona Coyote (8-23-4, eighth in the center)
Glendale, Arizona; Saturday, 9 pm EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyote +273, Avalanche-352; Over / Under is 6.5
Bottom line: Arizona Coyote hosts Colorado after Avalanche defeats Arizona 4-3 in a shootout.
Coyote is 6-13-2 in the Western Conference game. Arizona scored 2.2 goals per game, the lowest in the NHL. Clayton Keller leads them with a total of 13 goals.
Avalanche is 7-3-1 in division play. Colorado averages 11.6 points per game to lead the Western Conference, scoring 4.3 goals and 7.4 assists per game.
The team will meet for two games in a row.
Top Performer: Keller leads the coyote with 13 goals, scoring 27 points. Phil Kessel has assisted nine times in the last 10 games in Arizona.
Mikko Lantanen leads the avalanche with 17 goals, scoring 41 points. Nathan MacKinnon has scored 16 points in the last 10 games in Colorado.
Last 10 games: Coyote: 3-5-2, average 3.3 goals, 5.3 assists, 5.5 penalties, 14.1 penalties, 3.7 goals per game, .896 save rate.
Avalanche: 8-1-1, average 4 goals, 7.3 assists, 4.3 penalties, 9.7 penalties, 2.9 goals per game, .904 save rate.
Injured: Coyote: Scott Wedgwood: Out (Health Protocol), Barrett Hayton: Out (Hand), Kam Dineen: Out (Health Protocol), Jacob Chikran: Out (Upper Body), Anton Stralman: Out (Health Protocol) Health Protocol), Jay Beagle: Out (lower body).
Avalanche: Bowen Byram: Out (individual), Gabriel Landeskog: Out (covid-19), Darren Helm: Daily (lower body), Ryan Murray: Daily (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using the technology provided by DataSkrive and the data from Sportradar.
Colorado visits Arizona following a shootout victory
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