Vegas Golden Knights (12-10-0, fifth in Pacific) vs. Arizona Coyotes (5-16-2, eighth in Central)

Glendale, Arizona; Friday, 9:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Coyotes +165, Golden Knights -203; plus / minus is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona and Vegas take to the ice in the Western Conference action.

The Coyotes are 4-9-0 in conference clashes. Arizona are the last team in the NHL averaging just 3.2 assists per game. Shayne Gostisbehere leads the team with 13 assists in total.

The Golden Knights are 8-6-0 in conference. Vegas has scored 70 goals and is seventh in the Western Conference with an average of 3.2 goals per game. Reilly Smith leads the team with 10.

The teams meet on Friday for the first time this season.

BEST PERFORMANCE: Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with six goals and 15 points. Phil Kessel has six assists in the last 10 games for Arizona.

Chandler Stephenson totaled 20 points while scoring eight goals and adding 12 assists for the Golden Knights. Smith has eight goals and two assists in the last 10 games for Vegas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 4-5-1, average 2.1 goals, 3.6 assists, 4.6 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with save percentage of, 928.

Golden Knights: 6-4-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a save percentage of .902.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Jay Beagle: day to day (lower body), Nick Schmaltz: day to day (upper body).

Golden Knights: William Karlsson: absent (lower body).