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NHL teams expected to pick up trading pace over…

Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith plans to keep an eye on Twitter during his upcoming bye week

Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootout

Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens

Video guys get key assists as Capitals beat Flyers 4-1

A big boost from the video guys and bigger shots by Evgeny Kuznetsov got the Capitals back on the winning track

Russell scores in 3rd to lift Oilers over Panthers, 4-3

Kris Russell's goal with 7:58 left was his first in more than a year and lifted the Edmonton Oilers over Florida 4-3 to snap the Panthers' five-game winning streak

Coyotes score 3 in 1st period, hold on to beat Ducks

Radim Vrbata capped Arizona's three-goal first period and the Coyotes held on for 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night