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Amanda Kessel, Metropolitan Riveters (NWHL)
Kessel set a Riveters franchise record by recording five points in their 6-3 win over the Connecticut Whale on Sunday. All five points were assists, with four of them primary assists. Only two other players in NWHL history -- Kessel's U.S. national teammates Brianna Decker and Meghan Duggan -- have previously recorded five points in a game.