June 10, 2023 12:28 am

Colorado Avalanche (41-23-six, third in the Central Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (27-33-12, seventh in the Central Division)

Tempe, Arizona Sunday, three p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes appear to finish a 3-game skid when they take on the Colorado Avalanche.

Arizona is 27-33-12 general and 9-ten-five against the Central Division. The Coyotes have gone 17-22-7 in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.

Colorado has gone 41-23-six general with a 15-five-1 record against the Central Division. The Avalanche have permitted 193 ambitions though scoring 228 for a +35 scoring differential.

The matchup Sunday is the fourth time these teams play this season. The Coyotes won six-three in the final matchup.

Top rated PERFORMERS: Nick Schmaltz has 21 ambitions and 29 assists for the Coyotes. Clayton Keller has ten ambitions and nine assists more than the previous ten games.

Cale Makar has 16 ambitions and 45 assists for the Avalanche. Nathan MacKinnon has six ambitions and 13 assists more than the final ten games.

Final ten GAMES: Coyotes: six-two-two, averaging three.three ambitions, six.1 assists, 5 penalties and 12.eight penalty minutes though providing up two.six ambitions per game.

Avalanche: eight-two-, averaging 4 ambitions, 7.four assists, three.five penalties and 7.three penalty minutes though providing up two.1 ambitions per game.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Brett Ritchie: day to day (upper physique), Laurent Dauphin: day to day (undisclosed), Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Zack Kassian: day to day (upper physique), Andrew Ladd: out for season (knee), Josh Brown: day to day (undisclosed), Shea Weber: out (ankle).

Avalanche: Cale Makar: day to day (reduce physique), Artturi Lehkonen: out (finger), Josh Manson: out (reduce physique), Evan Rodrigues: day to day (concussion protocol), Pavel Francouz: out (reduce physique), Erik Johnson: out (ankle), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee).


The Linked Press developed this story applying technologies supplied by Information Skrive and information from Sportradar.

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