Found July 04, 2013 on Hockey Fan Land:
Daniel Briere is the newest member of the Montreal Canadiens.Daniel Briere who was recently bought out by the Philadelphia Flyers, has chosen to go home and play for the Montréal Canadiens, reportedly Briere has agreed to a two-year deal worth $8 million.Daniel Briere is the exact player type the Montréal Canadiens enjoy stockpiling for whatever reason the team loves small players with high-end skill.  I still believe despite the decline in numbers in recent seasons Briere can be a solid contributor still at the NHL level.  This is the perfect situation for him. when the player picks his own destination you usually get the best out of that player. In 2005-2006, Daniel Briere was  95-point machine some people are questioning whether he will ever be the player he once was? For those of you who own fantasy hockey teams I would take the gamble that the answer is yes. Okay, maybe, not 95 points but he still is a solid point - per game player in my book.Great decision by Montréal Canadien...

Briere Talking To About 8 Teams, Including The Sabres

via John Vogle of Sabres Edge, There's about a 1 in 8 chance those Daniel Briere jerseys stuffed in the closets of Sabres fans will come back in style. The free agent center, who was bought out by the Philadelphia Flyers, tells The Buffalo News he's had contract chats with Buffalo. "We are talking to about eight teams," Briere said in a text. "...

Daniel Briere lands with the Montreal Canadiens

Veteran scorer Daniel Briere didn’t want to leave Philadelphia. But he found a happy ending after his compliance buyout from the Flyers on the last two years of his eight-year, $52 million contract.He agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with the Montreal Canadiens. That is a nice payout for a 35-year-old forward who will also draw checks from Philadelphia for not playing there...

Briere agrees with Canadiens

Danny Briere is unlikely to hear any more boos at the Bell Centre. The free agent forward from Gatineau, Que., has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens. ''For me, the Montreal Canadiens' fans are probably the most passionate fans in the NHL,'' Briere said on a conference call Thursday night. ''It's an honor to be playing...

Daniel Briere signs with Habs?

According to Jessica Rusnak and TSN 690 in Montreal, the Canadiens have signed Daniel Briere to a 2 year, $8 million contract.    NOTE: I'm not seeing this anywhere else, but they are discussing it as I type as being done. I guess we'll know tomorrow when signings become official. 

UFA Preview: Daniel Briere

Next up on the UFA Preview series is Daniel Briere of the Philadelphia Flyers. Once July 5 rolls around, if he is not re-signed by his current team, he is open to conversing and signing with any team in the league. ESPN's Pierre Lebrun the Predators are with the Canadiens and Devils in his short list. Daniel Briere | C/RW 5'10 | 179lbs 10/6/77; Age: 35 Past...

Habs and Briere

I received a note today asking about Daniel Briere. Should they/shouldn't they? My quick retort, as it is far too nice out to spend paragraphs waxing on this: Briere is still a very, very useful player, when healthy. He'd immediately improve the PP, and be a solid leader in the dressing room. So sure, he may be a Vinny consolation prize, but I say what the heck. If Briere...

Daniel Briere Chooses Montreal, Signs Two Year Deal by   TheHockeyHouse

The Montreal Canadiens have signed Daniel Briere to a two year, $8 Million deal. It was widely speculated that Brière would return to his home province and play for the Montreal Canadiens, but he instead signed with the Philadelphia Flyers, who finished the previous season as the worst team in the NHL, to an eight-year, $52 million contract with a no-trade clause. The Flyers [...]

Boston Bruins: Could Daniel Briere be the answer?

Boston is a beautiful place to live, and quite frankly one of the best places to live in the entire country. With sports, many consider Boston to be title town because you have the Patriots, Bruins, and the Celtics all being dominate teams in their sport. If this is the case, then why do some veteran players decide to play for other teams, instead of wanting to come to “Title Town...

Always a bridesmaid…

So the Habs came up short on Vinny. The sweepstakes are over. Now, news that they are after Daniel Briere, who many see as a consolation prize. My prediction? He doesn't sign in Montreal either. Jagr? Nope. Why? Because for Montreal, the old adage is true: always a bridesmaid, never a bride... ...except if you count the acquisition of Christian Thomas from the Rangers earlier...

Notable Tweets Of The Morning

Unlikely Paul Ranger decides to return to the NHL before tomorrow, but he hasn't rule out returning. So many teams will be interested... — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 4, 2013   I believe the final 3 on Daniel Briere are the Devils, Predators and Habs — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 4, 2013   Lots of teams reached out on Alfredsson...
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