Byron scored a goal on two shots and had two hits over a forward-high 17:55 of ice time in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Kings.

Let that sink in for a bit -- Byron led all Montreal forwards in ice time. The man who started out the season on the fourth line played more than Max Pacioretty, Jonathan Drouin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher. The 5-foot-9 forward's second goal of the season developed in a typically Byron way. He forced a turnover deep in the Kings end to start the play and ended up beating 6-foot-4 defenseman Derek Forbort to a rebound to give Montreal a 1-0 lead. That was the extent of the offense for the Canadiens, who have scored a meager 1.43 goals per game over their 1-5-1 start.

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