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Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored his 20th goal of the season in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, making him just the fourth blueliner in franchise history to tally 20 or more goals in a single season, per Coyotes Media Relations Coordinator Greg Dillard.

The milestone goal was rather impressive, with the 23-year-old Swede taking the puck coast-to-coast and then putting his own rebound past Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom to tie the game at 1-1 in the first period. It was actually the second rebound that Ekman-Larsson sneaked in, as he was credited with three shots on goal for the impressive sequence.

Of course, his solo effort wasn't enough to snap the Coyotes' losing streak, which now stands at an NHL-worst eight games.

Arizona has dropped to the bottom of the Western Conference standings, conveniently making a push for the NHL's worst record as a loaded draft approaches.

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Sitting at 48 assists through 68 games this season, San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton needs just two more helpers to become the 16th player in NHL history with 50 or more assists in 10 different seasons, per Sportsnet Stats.

Following an assist-less showing in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Montreal Canadiens, the 35-year-old center will get his next crack at the milestone in Monday's road game against the Ottawa Senators.

While largely a pushover in recent seasons, the Senators suddenly find themselves in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race, due in large part to some fantastic work by rookie goaltender Andrew Hammond, who has widely become known as "The Hamburglar."

Thornton and the Sharks thus figure to have their hands full, though the veteran did produce a pair of multi-assist games last week, and the Hamburglar finally seems to be cooling down a bit.

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Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez had 26 points and four blocks in Saturday's 123-111 win over the Indiana Pacers, making him the first player in franchise history to record 25 or more points and four or more blocks in back-to-back games, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com).

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is the only other player to accomplish the feat this season, having done so on Jan. 14 and 21, with a three-game injury absence in between.

Lopez also added four rebounds and a turnover in Saturday's win, but it was the first of his two stat lines that really sticks out.

The 26-year-old center had 32 points, 18 rebounds, two assists, five blocks and just one turnover in 41 minutes during Friday's 129-127 triple-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman scored his 43rd point of the season during Saturday's 5-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, moving him past Martin Havlat for the fifth-most points by a rookie in team history, per Sportsnet Stats.

The 25-year-old winger ended a six-game streak without points in impressive fashion, as he slid a wrist shot past Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer to open the game's scoring in the first period.

The goal was Hoffman's 25th of the season, with 18 assists bringing him to a total of 43 points.

A fifth-round draft pick in 2009, Hoffman has already proved to be quite the steal after recording 30 goals and 37 assists in just 51 games for AHL Binghamton last season.

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Ottawa Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond led his team to a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, making him the fifth goalie in NHL history to pick up at least one point in each of the first 14 starts of his career, per Sportsnet Stats.

The 27-year-old rookie sensation has gotten the starting nod in 14 of his 15 games this season after making one appearance off the bench in 2013-14.

Hammond owns a sterling 13-0-1 record along with a .947 save percentage and a 1.65 goals-against average (GAA). If he had played enough games to qualify, Hammond would lead the NHL in save percentage and GAA—categories that are currently topped by Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who is an overwhelming favorite to win the Vezina Trophy.

Widely known as The Hamburglar, Hammond remarkably allowed two or fewer goals in each of his first 12 starts, tying a record set by Frank Brimsek for the Boston Bruins in 1938-39, per NHL.com.

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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price stopped all 29 shots he faced in Saturday's 2-0 win over the San Jose Sharks, putting up a shutout in back-to-back games for the second time this season, per Sportsnet Stats.

Saturday's victory was preceded by Thursday's 4-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, with Price blocking all 31 Carolina shots in the blowout.

The 27-year-old Vezina Trophy front-runner has nine shutouts this season, tying him with Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury for tops in the NHL.

Price is all but a lock to be named the league's top goaltender, as he leads the NHL in all three major netminding categories, with 40 wins, a .938 save percentage and a 1.86 goals-against average.

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Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Eric Brewer became the 300th player to record 1,000 career appearances when he took the ice for Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators, per Sportsnet Stats.

Unfortunately for the 16-year veteran, Saturday's game was otherwise an unmemorable occasion, with a 5-3 defeat extending the Maple Leafs' latest losing streak to five games.

Brewer didn't have any points or shots on goal, and he had a minus-one rating over 22 minutes, 10 seconds of ice time.

Now playing for his sixth NHL team, the 35-year-old blueliner has largely had an unnoticed career since going fifth overall to the New York Islanders in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.

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Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan had 20 rebounds in Sunday's 100-98 loss to the Houston Rockets, making him the first player since Dennis Rodman in 1992-93 to record 14 or more rebounds in 15 consecutive games, per ESPN Stats & Info.

While impressive lately, Jordan still has a long way to go to catch Rodman, whose streak with 14-plus boards lasted a remarkable 24 games.

Jordan's streak began Feb. 9, when he recorded a career-high 27 rebounds in a 115-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks, per Basketball-Reference.com's play index.

It was the second game Clippers forward Blake Griffin missed with a staph infection in his elbow, and it appears Griffin's absence was a major factor in Jordan's streak.

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Ottawa Senators goalie Andrew Hammond has started his career in remarkable fashion, becoming just the second goaltender ever to surrender two or fewer goals in each of his first 11 NHL starts, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN Stats & Info).

The 27-year-old Canadian was never a hyped prospect, going undrafted out of Bowling Green State University back in 2013.

He signed on with the Senators in March of that year and then provided some uninspiring numbers with Binghamton in the AHL.

Hammond did manage to log one NHL appearance in February last season, playing in relief of Robin Lehner during a blowout loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis had 36 points, 14 rebounds, nine blocks and seven assists in Sunday's 118-111 double-overtime loss to the Denver Nuggets, making him the first player to reach all of those statistical benchmarks in one game since blocks were first recorded in 1973-74, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info).

While his incredible night wasn't quite enough to lift the Pelicans to a key victory, Davis accumulated his stats in an efficient manner, making 16 of his 28 field-goal attempts and four of his six free throws, with just two turnovers in a season-high 50 minutes.

Per ESPN Stats & Info, No other player has recorded a game with 35 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks this season, while Davis has now done so twice, having recently put up 39 points, 13 boards and eight blocks in a March 4 win over the Detroit Pistons.

The 22-year-old big man ranks among the NBA's per-game leaders in most key categories, sitting fourth in points (24.7), ninth in rebounds (10.4), first in blocks (2.9) and even 29th in steals (1.4).