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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...
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Daniel Briere Is An Avalanche

  Today the Avalanche did what most thought was going to happen at some point this season/off-season: trade P-A Parenteau. Today this has happened and received a return of forward Daniel Briere from the Montreal Canadiens, also sending a 5th round pick to the Canadiens for next year’s draft. Most Avs fans had noticed that Parenteau was […]
Via The Hockey Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Trade Briere to Av’s for Parenteau and 5th Round Pick

#486980647 / By: Ryan Couckuyt The Montreal Canadiens recently traded aging veteran Daniel Briere to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for P.A. Parenteau and a fifth round draft pick. Briere has one year remaining on his contract and is projected to make $4 million next season. As for Parenteau, he has two years remaining on his contract at approximately $4 million...
Via TopSportsReport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal robbed Colorado in swapping Daniel Briere for P.A. Parenteau and a 5th

Here’s the thing with Danny Briere: he’s not very good any more. I have a ton of respect for his talent, his career, and the man he is, but as far as being an effective NHLer goes at age 36 (37 by the time next season starts), the reality is that it just ain’t there anymore. Briere is a guy who needs to play in the top-six with good linemates to be effective, and he was rarely...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Trade Daniel Briere To Avalanche For P.A. Parenteau, Draft Pick

Add another big trade to an already busy NHL offseason. The Montreal Canadiens on Monday traded forward Daniel Briere to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for winger P.A. Parenteau and a 2015 fifth-round draft pick. Both players will earn $4 million next season, but Parenteau is under contract through 2015-16, while Briere has just one year left on his deal. The veteran forward...
13 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sideline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens send Briere, Pick to Avalanche for Parenteau

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward PA Parenteau from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Daniel Briere and the Canadiens' fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Briere lasted just one season with the Habs after signing a two-year, $8 million contract with the team this off-season. The 36-year-old Briere scored 13 goals and added 12 assists in 69 games with Montreal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Briere Traded By Montreal To Colorado For P.A. Parenteau

Daniel Brière traded to Colorado for PA Parenteau. #canadiens #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) June 30, 2014 added 2:21pm,   Sorry about wording. Make that #Habs trade Daniel Brière to Colorado for P.A. Parenteau AND a 2015 fifth-round pick — Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) June 30, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
13 days ago  |  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. first reported Briere...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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