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Guide to the NHL trade deadline

With a handful of trades already in the books, what should the strategy be for each of the NHL's 30 teams before Wednesday's deadline? We identify players each team should buy or sell here.

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Howard ejected in Hawks' rout of Celtics (1:10)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas not heartbroken over 20+ point streak ending at 43 games, vows, "I'll break it again."

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Thomas' streak comes to end in defeat

Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points in the Celtics' 114-98 loss to the Hawks on Monday night. He shot 4-for-21 from the floor, 1-for-6 behind the arc, and his final shot came with 3:26 to play and Boston trailing by 22.

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Howard fakes out Celtics fan after ejection (0:30)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas saw his franchise record streak of 43 straight games with 20 points or more end on Monday night. Thomas finished with 19 points on 4-of-21 shooting over 31 minutes. He was lifted with little more than three minutes remaining and Atlanta up by 20. This is only the second time this season that Thomas has failed to reach 20 points in a game.

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Schroder makes his way to basket for layup and foul (0:18)
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Howard tossed after two technical fouls (1:11)
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Howard ejected after getting second tech (0:24)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Hawks center Dwight Howard was ejected with 4:03 remaining in the third quarter when he received a technical foul for pulling himself up on the rim following an emphatic dunk. Howard got a technical earlier in the game for shoving Al Horford in the chest after taking umbrage with Horford giving a foul under the basket.

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Horford finds Brown on alley-oop (0:28)
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Howard gets tech for shoving Horford (0:46)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Moments after Dwight Howard wrapped up Isaiah Thomas by his neck trying to give a foul, Howard and Celtics big man Al Horford got in a dust-up after Horford gave a foul to prevent an easy basket. Howard responded by shoving Horford in the chest, which fired up the typically reserved Horford. Howard got a technical for his part.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Unlikely that anyone on the Hawks' roster cares about the Super Bowl, but Boston fans not missing a chance to needle the Falcons.

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Celtics use perfect ball movement on Brown 3 (0:29)
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Bradley drains 3 in first game back (0:16)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas gets his Player of the Month award for January before Monday's game.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley: "I've been feeling good and I feel stronger and I just want to go out there and play as hard as I can for our team tonight."