Jared McCann scored his fifth purpose within the final 5 video games, Daniel Sprong scored for the primary time since Jan. 17 and the Seattle Kraken beat the Geese 5-2 on Tuesday for his or her fifth straight win.
Again residence after sweeping a four-game highway journey, McCann stored scorching as his thirty first purpose of the season gave Seattle a 2-0 first-period lead. Sprong’s sixteenth purpose late within the second interval elevated Seattle’s result in 3-1 after Anaheim’s Trevor Zegras scored a spectacular between-the-legs purpose within the opening seconds of the interval.
Jamie Oleksiak additionally scored a career-high ninth of the season for Seattle, Eeli Tolvanen scored on an influence play halfway by way of the third interval off an help by McCann, and Jaden Schwartz added an empty internet purpose with 17 seconds remaining.
Matty Beniers had two assists and prolonged his lead because the highest-scoring rookie within the league, because the Kraken inched nearer to Las Vegas for the highest spot within the Pacific Division.
It’s the fourth time this season that Seattle has had a profitable streak of at the least 5 video games. Seattle’s longest profitable streak final yr in its inaugural season was three, achieved as soon as.
Seattle goaltender Philipp Grubauer made 20 saves, together with a pair of key stops on Max Jones early within the first interval, and gained his fourth straight determination. However the one shot he couldn’t cease was a shocking end from Zegras that will likely be added to his profession spotlight reel.
Zegras slid behind the Seattle protection early within the second quarter, tucked the puck between his legs and flipped it over Grubauer’s shoulder for his twenty first purpose of the season. Max Comtois scored with 1:27 left, however Anaheim noticed their scoring streak finish at 5 straight video games.
Anaheim goaltender John Gibson made 26 saves.