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17-year NHL vet Daniel Briere announces retirement

Longtime NHLer Daniel Briere announced his retirement today, after playing in parts of 17 seasons over his career. Here’s the statement released by the Philadelphia Flyers. After taking a few weeks to think about it, it’s time to hang them up and spend a little more time at home with the family,” Briere said. “I’ve been very, very fortunate to have had a chance to...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapid React: Avs say goodbye to Briere

Although he played just one season with the Colorado Avalanche, one that would prove to be his last in an NHL sweater, Daniel Briere clearly had a strong impact with the club. When the 37-year-old announced his retirement after 17 NHL seasons, the organization and several of its players and personnel took to social media to offer their well-wishes and some fond memories of Briere’s...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Briere Retires After 17 NHL Seasons

After 17 NHL seasons that saw him suit up for 5 different teams Daniel Briere has announced his retirement from professional hockey. Briere a 1st round pick was drafted 24th overall by the Pheonix Coyotes in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. While not the largest guy standing at 5’9″ and weighing 174 lbs. he emerged from the 2004 lockout as an offensive juggernaut for the Buffalo...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Briere retires after 17-year NHL career

Danny Briere’s long and productive NHL career has come to an end. The 37-year-old forward announced his retirement Monday after 17 seasons in the NHL. He played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche. “After taking a few weeks to think about it, it’s time to hang them up and spend a little more time at home...
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Briere is on the fence about retiring

Daniel Briere is a man without a contract. At 37, Briere is currently debating whether or not he should return and skate in 2015-16 or hang up his skates and call it a career. Briere has spent time with the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and the Colorado Avalanche over the last three seasons and his career is now at a crossroads. After struggling with the Avalanche last...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

CSN displayed a weird stat after Daniel Briere scored a goal

This is an odd one. After Daniel Briere scored to make it a 1-1 game against the Washington Capitals, the CSN broadcast displayed an interesting graphic. Usually these tend to mention how many goals the player has scored so far that season or something along those lines. Instead, CSN chose to display when Briere last scored four goals in a game. Spoiler alert: He hasn’t scored...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Colorado Avalanche’s free agency

The first week and a half of the free agency period for the Colorado Avalanche has been intriguing, to say the least. Just over a week ago, as the July 1st deadline approached, there was a growing concern that Paul Stastny was going to be lost to another club. Would the Avs surprise everyone and re-sign him? If they didn’t, whom would they get to fill the void left in his absence...
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Avs trade Parenteau to Canadiens for Briere

With less than 24 hours remaining before the feeding frenzy that is the first day of free agency, the Colorado Avalanche shipped off winger PA Parenteau and a 5th round draft pick in 2015 to the Montreal Canadiens, receiving veteran forward Daniel Briere in return. Parenteau had success in Colorado during his first year–a lockout shortened campaign–with the club, netting 18 goals...
Via Mile High Sports
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade: Avalanche Swap P.A Parenteau for Daniel Briere

The Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche have made a deal that will see the Avs sending forward P.A Parenteau along with a 2015 5th round draft pick to Montreal in exchange for veteran forward Daniel Briere. Briere will be entering the second year of a two year, eight million dollar contract that he signed last off-season. In his only year with the Habs, Briere notched 13 goals...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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