Daniel Briere RUMORS & NEWS

  • Retirement decision looms for Daniel Briere

    ESPN "Not long ago, Daniel Briere took his two oldest sons to California for an annual summer camp run by CAA Sports agency for its young undrafted hockey clients. It was a nod to Briere’s standing with longtime agent Pat Brisson and partner J.P. Barry that Briere’s boys Caelan, 17, and Carson, 15,..." July 27

  • Canadiens send Briere, Pick to Avalanche for Parenteau

    TSN "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..." June 30

  • Why Daniel Briere Won't Be Sent to New Jersey Devils

    Bleacher Report "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..." January 18

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Ryan White will replace Daniel Briere in the lineup against St. Louis.

  • Daniel Briere returning to Canadiens lineup tonight

    NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens forward Daniel Briere will return to the lineup Tuesday for the Canadiens' game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Briere has been out since sustaining a concussion during a game Oct. 19 against the Nashville Predators when he collided with Predators forward Eric..." November 12

  • Habs' Briere no longer dealing with concussion symptoms

    Montreal Gazette "Canadiens forward Daniel Briere is no longer dealing with concussion symptoms and has resumed skating, according to coach Michel Therrien. Briere suffered a concussion Oct. 19 after being hit by Eric Nystrom of the Nashville Predators and has not played since. He skated Monday at the team's..." November 04

  • Canadiens' Briere leaves game with concussion

    NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens forward Daniel Briere left the 2-1 loss Saturday against the Nashville Predators with a concussion. Briere was skating through the Nashville zone without the puck when he was hit from the blindside by Predators forward Eric Nystrom at 2:53 of the second period. "I looked..." October 20

  • “It’s up to me to produce,” Brière says after dropping to Canadiens’ fourth line

    Montreal Gazette "The bad news for Canadiens forward Daniel Brière is that he will start on the fourth line against the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night. The good news is that Brière has been around long enough to know that things can change quickly. “The last game in Vancouver our unit didn’t play very well and I..." October 15

  • Canadiens’ Daniel Brière enjoying extra space behind nets

    Montreal Gazette "Daniel Brière had a great night at the office. The office in this case is the area behind the opposition’s net and that’s where Brière was working as he set up a pair of goals to help the Canadiens defeat the Ottawa Senators in Montreal’s final pre-season game Thursday night at the Bell..." September 28

  • Canadiens’ Daniel Brière enjoying spot on power play

    Montreal Gazette "Daniel Brière finds himself back in familiar territory as he lines up with the Canadiens’ first power-play unit. “It’s good to be back there because I didn’t play much on the power play last year in Philadelphia” Brière said Tuesday after the Canadiens practised in Brossard. “That’s partly my..." September 25

  • Habs' Therrien experiments with Briere, Thomas on lines

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens hit the ice for the first time on Thursday with head coach Michel Therrien experimenting with lines out of the gate. Two of his lines involved players already familiar with one another with sophomores Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher centred by Lars Eller and Ryan..." September 13

  • Briere excited to get his Canadiens career underway

    Pro Hockey Talk "Danny Briere‘s return home to Quebec has him gushing over getting to play for the team he grew up adoring. Stu Cowan at the Montreal Gazette hears from the 35 year-old veteran who is feeling like a kid again after making his first visit to the team facilities. “I grew up a Canadiens fan so..." August 04

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Briere informed the Habs 15 min ago. Two years, $8 M deal

  • Briere says he's talking with eight teams, including Sabres

    Buffalo News "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,"..." July 03

  • Senators shouldn't rush to sign Danny Briere

    Ottawa Sun "Danny Briere might be a perfect fit for the Senators ... if he were four inches taller and 40 pounds heavier. But as much as the NHL game now has more room for lightweight forwards than it did a few years ago, Ottawa already has too many of them in Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Cory (Little Train)..." June 23

  • Should the Devils sign Danny Briere after he's bought out by Flyers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Danny Briere's days with the Flyers are officially coming to an end. According to the Associated Press, Briere will have the final two years of his contract bought out by Philadelphia. That means "the Flyers are still on the hook to pay Briere two-thirds -- about $3.3 million -- of the $5..." June 21

  • Flyers announce Danny Briere will indeed be bought out

    CBS Sports "Danny Briere's time in Philadelphia is finished, he will be bought out from his contract. While the buyout cannot be made official yet, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced on Thursday that indeed the decision has been made and Briere has been informed. Briere will be a free agent after the Flyers..." June 20

  • Flyers will buy out Ilya Bryzgalov and Danny Briere

    Philly.com "Many believe Streit's agreement spells the official end to the tenures of Danny Briere and Ilya Bryzgalov. TSN's Bob McKenzie reported yesterday that both Briere and Bryzgalov will be bought out via the new compliance "amnesty" clause in the collective bargaining agreement. Players may be..." June 18

  • Despite the odds, Briere hopes to remain a Flyer

    CSN Philly "While the Flyers cleaned out their lockers, packed up their equipment and met with the team’s coaching staff, a small but dedicated group of fans waited in the parking lot outside Skate Zone. Most of them were wearing or holding Danny Briere’s No. 48 sweater, hoping to shake the hand or get the..." May 01

  • Amnesty roulette: Briere or Bryz?

    Philly.com "WITH THE HEAD coach apparently returning for at least the start of next hockey season, and the general manager likely to survive the Flyers season that wasn't, this star-crossed team seems poised for yet another franchise-shifting decision. And wouldn't you know it, it revolves around a..." April 20

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    #Flyers announce that Steve Mason will start in net today at Buffalo & Danny Briere will be in the line up.

  • Briere wants to convince Flyers not to buy out his contract

    Courier-Post "A half hour after the Flyers’ morning skate, Danny Briere was still out there on the Skate Zone ice skating hard, shooting pucks and pushing himself — proof that he wouldn’t be returning from a concussion Tuesday night against Ottawa. Huffing and puffing, Briere eventually emerged into the..." April 12

  • Danny Briere knows he's likely facing a buyout

    CSN Philly "After this evening’s game against the Ottawa Senators, Danny Briere, who remains out of the lineup following a concussion, has eight more games left in the season. Briere “pushed” things today at the morning skate, he said, and needs to see how he’s feeling on Friday. If he has no symptoms –..." April 11

  • Briere may return by this weekend

    Courier-Post "In yet another must-win game, this time against the division rival New York Islanders, the Flyers sure would love to have Danny Briere in the lineup tonight. He’s scored more goals (19) against the Islanders than any other team during his 15 NHL seasons. It would have been a good opportunity..." April 09

  • Flyers forward Danny Briere diagnosed with a concussion

    Philly.com "For Flyers forward Danny Briere, the news keeps getting worse. The Flyers announced Monday that Briere would be sidelined indefinitely because of a concussion. He was injured during Saturday's practice in Voorhees, crashing into the boards during a drill. Defenseman Nick Grossmann was..." March 25

  • Briere hoping to break out before NHL season runs out

    Courier-Post "Sitting in his locker stall, Danny Briere smiled and signed autographs as about a dozen members of the military made their way around the Flyers’ dressing room. The veteran forward’s girlfriend is a United States Air Force doctor who was recently stationed in Afghanistan, so Briere was happy to..." March 23

  • Bruins, Blues Inquired About Danny Briere, But Flyers Forward Unwilling to Waive No-Movement Clause

    NESN "The NHL trade market picked up on Tuesday afternoon with a pair of trades, and it sounds like teams are far from done wheeling and dealing. One of the teams expected to be most active leading up to the trade deadline is the Philadelphia Flyers, who made a deal Tuesday. The Flyers brought Simon..." February 28

  • Danny Briere doesn't want to move, but is it really up to him?

    Broad Street Hockey "The Daily News has the scoop this morning: Danny Briere has been a subject of trade talks, and the Flyers have discussed him with other teams. But No. 48 has a no-trade clause, and he doesn't want to go anywhere. [Blues] general manager Doug Armstrong visited Philadelphia for the second..." February 27

  • Flyers' Danny Briere not interested in change of address

    Philly.com "Paul Holmgren's hands were tied Tuesday. Matt Read is on the shelf for another 5 weeks with torn rib muscles. Tye McGinn will miss at least the next 2 weeks with a fractured orbital bone, suffered on Monday. Simon Gagne, obtained Tuesday in a trade with Los Angeles, is not a permanent fix. He..." February 27

  • Trade Rumors: Kevin Shattenkirk Target Of Philadelphia Flyers For Daniel Briere?

    St. Louis Game Time "Thank you to Travis over at Broad Street Hockey for bringing this piece of wackiness to my attention. As usual, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren wants to make a splash by the trade deadline, especially since the Flyers are not a particularly successful team right now. They are 9-11-1 on the year and are in..." February 27

  • Penguin calls Briere dirtiest player in NHL

    Courier-Post "Tanner Glass, one of the most obscure Pittsburgh Penguins, was at his locker Wednesday morning taking shots at a player he views as the NHL's No. 1 cheap-shot artist. The journeyman forward never mentioned a certain teammate who was sitting directly across the room and looking his..." February 21

  • McGinn impressing new linemates Briere and Giroux

    CSN Philly "There were very few positives to come out of the Flyers’ ugly 5-1 loss in Tampa Bay just over a week ago. But one silver lining, according to Danny Briere – and one that has continued to pay off – was the play of rookie Tye McGinn. “We had a terrible game, but I remember leaving that game..." February 05

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