Canadiens’ Daniel Briere Responds To Milan Lucic’s ‘Chicken’ Comment

Monday night’s game between the Boston Bruins and rival Montreal Canadiens was a heated, heavy-hitting affair, with the Habs ultimately ending the Bruins’ impressive win streak at 12 games thanks to a 2-1 shootout victory. Some aspects of the rivalry continued after the game, however, when Milan Lucic — angered by the location of a first-period hip check by Alexei Emelin ...
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Why Daniel Briere Won't Be Sent to New Jersey Devils

While the Montreal Canadiens would surely like to get rid of Daniel Briere, believing the New Jersey Devils would be willing trade partners is overly optimistic at this point. By now, most Habs fans have read or heard of NJ.com writer Randy Miller’s “3 reasons why Canadiens’ Daniel Briere could be traded to Devils” piece. Posted last Tuesday, the day of Montreal’s latest...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Career-Ending Buyout Trend & What it Could Mean for Daniel Briere

Getty Images By Ryan Kiray (@RyanK_THG) With informed parties among NHL circles hinting that forward Daniel Briere is on the Montreal Canadiens’ trading block, it appears that the embattled forward may soon find himself on the move to the fifth team of his NHL career. Briere, a frequent target of trade and buyout rumors since signing an 8-year, $52 million deal with the Philadelphia...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Daniel Briere

How do you get Montreal Canadiens fans to like you? Be the general manager of their favorite team and acquire a French Canadian player (or just be a French Canadian). Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin made a popular decision this past summer when he signed Quebec-native Daniel Briere to a two-year, $8 million contract. Briere didn’t even have to try to become a fan favorite. The Canadiens...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Briere skating again after concussion

Montreal Canadiens forward Daniel Briere no longer has concussion symptoms and has resumed skating. Coach Michel Therrien says Briere skated Monday at the team's practice facility along with forward Brandon Prust, who has been out with a shoulder injury. Briere sustained a concussion Oct. 19 after a hit by Nashville's Eric Nystrom and has not played since. Briere had a...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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. "...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadian Press: Daniel Briere’s definitely getting bought out by the Flyers

From the Canadian Press: A person familiar with discussions confirms Danny Briere is set to become a free agent after the Philadelphia Flyers informed the veteran forward they intend to buy out the final two years of his contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because the Flyers have not announced their decision. ESPN.com first reported Briere...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Should Flyers Fans Be Worried About Daniel Briere?

Last season for Daniel Briere was one that nobody saw coming. Having put up 68 points the previous season, the Flyers fans were looking forward to another successful year out of Briere. Unfortunately, it was a rather slow season for the 34 year-old forward. He went from a 68 point season to a season in which he only scored 16 goals and had 33 assists. At one point, Briere went 29...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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