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Reilly Smith makes smooth transition to second line

SUNRISE, Fla. — When Brad Marchand struggled to find his game, coach Claude Julien moved him to the third line Saturday against Columbus. He remained there on Monday, and seems likely to be there on Thursday against Florida after skating on the third line in Wednesday’s practice.

Making that move easier is Reilly Smith, the young forward obtained from Dallas in the Tyler Seguin-Loui Eriksson deal.

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