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Dallas Stars vs. Seattle Kraken NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/3/2022

The Dallas Stars takes on the Seattle Kraken on 4/3/2022 at 08:05 PM.

Dallas Stars and Seattle Kraken face off today. The Dallas Stars has a record of 39.0-25.0 this season. The Seattle Kraken is 21.0-41.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Dallas Stars Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Dallas Stars into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 78.53%, which is below average.

Opponents take 30.9 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Dallas Stars Team Offense Preview

They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.39% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Seattle Kraken Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.8 goals per game in even strength situations, they are below average on the defensive end. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Seattle Kraken into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 73.89%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 29.0 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

Seattle Kraken Team Offense Preview




They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.4 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 2.7 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 14.75% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 28.9 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The Dallas Stars Roster

The Players to Watch for Dallas Stars

Ryan Suter D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 27 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Esa Lindell D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 23 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Miro Heiskanen D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Seattle Kraken Roster

The Players to Watch for Seattle Kraken

Adam Larsson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -21.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 13 assists this season. This puts him at 19 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Vince Dunn D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -19.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 22 assists this season. This puts him at 29 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Alexander Wennberg C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -22.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 11.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dallas Stars vs. Seattle Kraken Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Dallas Stars 1 Seattle Kraken 2

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