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CHICAGO - MAY 27: Head coach Peter Laviolette of the Philadelphia Flyers answers question during Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on May 27, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette, perhaps, said it best after his team's 4-3 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils Sunday: "There are people who answer the bell." Danny Briere is one of those people. Playing on a new line and under immense playoff pressure, Briere shined Sunday, scoring two goals, including the overtime game winner to give Philadelphia a 1-0 lead in its Eastern Conference semifinal. The 34-year-old Briere, it seems, has always found a way to come up with an answer when the season is on the line. Since joining the Flyers before the 2007-08 season, Briere has played in 64 playoff games and tallied 69 points on 36 goals and 33 assists, including an impressive 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) in 23 playoff games during Philadelphia's Stanley Cup Finals run two seasons ago. His two goals Sunday tied him for the team-high with seven for the playoffs -- one for each game so far as the fifth-seeded Flyers inch closer and closer to another crack at the Cup. "Danny's...
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