Seattle Kraken host the Vegas Golden Knights in home opener

Los Angeles, CA - October 13: Alex Wennberg #21 of the Seattle Kraken celebrate after scoring against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of a NHL hockey game at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 13, 2022. (Photo by Keit

The Seattle Kraken take on the Vegas Golden Knights in their home opener at Climate Pledge Arena on Saturday.

Seattle had a 27-49-6 record overall and went 6-20-0 in Pacific Division games last season. The Kraken scored 213 goals while giving up 284 last season for a -71 goal differential. Vegas went 43-31-8 overall and 16-7-3 in division games last season. Goalies for the Golden Knights averaged 27.0 saves per game last season while conceding 3.0 goals per game.

INJURIES

Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: day to day (lower body), Chris Driedger: out (knee), Joonas Donskoi: out (upper-body).

Golden Knights: William Carrier: day to day (abdomen), Laurent Brossoit: out (hip), Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Daniil Miromanov: out (undisclosed), Shea Weber: out (ankle).

Vegas Golden Knights (1-0-0, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Seattle Kraken (0-0-1, second in the Pacific Division)

Seattle; Saturday, 7 p.m. PT