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Florida Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr had a historic second game with his new team, scoring the 717th goal of his career in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to tie Phil Esposito for fifth place on the NHL's all-time goals list, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Traded from the New Jersey Devils earlier in the week, Jagr has thus far helped the Panthers to a pair of victories as the team battles for the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.

After going scoreless in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres, the 43-year-old winger had a goal and an assist Sunday night on his way to being named the game's first star.

In addition to sitting even with Esposito for fifth on the all-time goals list, Jagr ranks fifth in points (1,786) and seventh in assists (1,069).

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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook set a team record for most assists in a half Sunday, dishing out 12 during the first half of a 119-94 win over the Denver Nuggets, per the Thunder's official Twitter account.

Westbrook finished the contest with 21 points, 17 assists and eight rebounds, adding just two turnovers in 27 minutes. If the game hadn't been a blowout, he might have made a run at a stat line of 30 points, 20 assists and 10 rebounds, which has only been achieved by Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson (November 1988) since 1985-86, per Basketball-Reference.com's play index.

Per the team's Twitter account, the Thunder as a whole also shared the ball like never before, setting a team record for assists in a half with 21. They added another 10 in the second half to finish with 31 for the game.

The team has hit its stride of late, winning six straight contests and eight of the last nine. The Thunder made a big move at the trade deadline in an attempt to improve their team, sending guard Reggie Jackson to the Detroit Pistons and buying out Kendrick Perkins' contract while adding center Enes Kanter, forward Steve Novak and guard D.J. Augustin.

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Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson recorded his fourth consecutive multi-assist game in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens, marking the second time in his career that he has accomplished the rare feat, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com).

He also recorded four straight multi-assist games back in February 2012, and he is the only player to do so even once since Ryan Getzlaf in March 2011.

Both of Karlsson's streaks have consisted solely of performances with two assists, but while he hasn't scored any goals during the ongoing stretch, his previous four-game run included four goals.

He thus managed an incredible 12 points over four games during the first streak, which was part of a longer eight-game streak that saw Karlsson pile up seven goals and 11 assists for a whopping total of 18 points.

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Nashville Predators forward James Neal scored his 20th goal of the season during Tuesday's 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks, marking the seventh time in seven NHL seasons that he has scored 20 or more goals, per Elias Sports Bureau, via ESPN.com.

Tuesday's goal wasn't one of his more important ones, as the 27-year-old winger scored during the second period to extend his team's lead to 5-1.

While he's not producing at the same rate he did for the Pittsburgh Penguins the past few years, Neal hit the 20-goal mark with 25 games remaining in Nashville's season, giving him a solid chance to reach 30 for the second time in his career.

Neal scored 40 times in 2011-12, and while he maintained similar per-game production over the following two seasons, the NHL lockout and injuries held him under 30 goals in both campaigns.

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With Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers, the Toronto Maple Leafs fell to 2-16-2 over their last 20 contests, matching the worst 20-game stretch in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats.

The team previously suffered through multiple 2-16-2 stretches during the 1984-85 campaign, which Toronto finished with a franchise-worst (min. 20-game season) 20-52-8 record.

While this Leafs team already has 23 wins on the season, things have gotten remarkably ugly over the past two months.

Since winning six straight games between Dec. 6 and 16 to improve to 19-9-3, Toronto has managed a hideous 4-21-2 record over the past 27 games.

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love comes out of the NBA's All-Star break needing just five more rebounds to reach 5,000 for his career, per Basketball-Reference.com's NBA Milestone Watch.

With 4,992 rebounds through just 416 appearances, Love is averaging a whopping 12 rebounds per game to this point in his impressive career.

While he's yet to really find his place with his new team, the 26-year-old forward is still averaging 10.4 boards per game this season, tying him with Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe for ninth place on the NBA leaderboard.

Of course, that number does represent a significant drop-off, as Love recorded 12.5 or more rebounds per game in each of his final four seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Sitting at 716 career goals, New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr needs just one more to tie Phil Esposito for fifth place on the NHL's all-time goals list with 717, per Hockey-Reference.com's milestone tracker.

Jagr will get his fifth crack at the mark in Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres following four straight goalless performances in Devils losses.

While the stats have been a bit harder to come by of late, the 43-year-old winger still figures to tie and pass Esposito by the end of this season.

Should he continue playing beyond 2014-15, Jagr can take aim at the top four of the all-time goals list, which is comprised of Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe (801), Brett Hull (741) and Marcel Dionne (731).

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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant needs just three more assists to become the ninth player in NBA history with 15,000 or more points and 2,000 or more assists through the first eight seasons of his career, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Recently in the news due to some comments expressing distaste for the media, Durant has seen injuries limit him to just 26 games this season, and yet he's still been remarkably efficient when healthy.

While he's already missed more games this season than in the first seven years of his career combined, the 26-year-old forward boasts impressive averages of 25.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists with a .517 field-goal percentage over 33.7 minutes per game.

His first chance to join the exclusive club will come Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks in a game that will be nationally televised on TNT as the league's first contest of the second half of the season.

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San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan needs 16 points in Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers to pass Alex English for sole possession of 16th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Averaging 14.5 points per game this season, Duncan is far from a sure thing to pass English on Thursday, having scored 16 or more points in just three of his 19 games in 2015.

Duncan's minutes have often been limited to the 20-to-25 range, and with teammates Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker finally all healthy at the same time, the legendary power forward hasn't needed to shoulder much of the scoring burden.

Of course, Duncan is still one of the better players at his position, with impressive averages of 9.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.9 blocks and a steal per game to accompany his 14.5 points in 30 minutes per game this season.

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With Monday's 6-5 victory over the crosstown-rival New York Islanders, the New York Rangers tied a little-known NHL record by scoring five or more goals in four consecutive games, with each of those games being a win on the road, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN.com).

The same feat has been accomplished six other times, including in January of 1981 by the Rangers.

New York's scoring binge occurred at a rather convenient time, as superstar goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has been sidelined with a neck injury.

Cam Talbot thus started all four games on the Rangers' recent road trip, earning wins over the Toronto Maple Leafs (5-4), Colorado Avalanche (6-3), Arizona Coyotes (5-1) and Islanders.