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Daniel Briere

37-Year-Old Right Wing – Colorado Avalanche

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

A homecoming in his native province of Quebec proved to be a bust in 2013-14 for the 36-year-old Briere, as he totaled just 25 points (13 goals, 12 assists) in 69 games with the Canadiens. Constantly a target of criticism -- due mostly to his rapidly declining offensive numb...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day    INJURY:  Foot    EST. RETURN:  3/30/2015
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 174   DOB: 10/6/1977
BORN: Gatineau, Quebec   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #24 Overall in 1996   Show ContractHide Contract

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Daniel Briere Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with the Canadiens in July of 2013.

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X-rays on the foot injury Briere suffered earlier this week came back negative, Terry Frei of the Denver Post reports.

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Daniel Briere NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 27 48 25 33 58 3 48 147 17.0 4 0 11 0 11
2006-07 28 81 32 63 95 17 84 234 13.7 6 0 9 0 9
2007-08 29 78 31 41 72 -22 68 182 17.0 3 0 14 0 14
2008-09 30 29 11 14 25 -1 26 54 20.4 0 0 15:39 4 5 9 3:22 13 6
2009-10 31 75 26 27 53 -2 71 193 13.5 1 0 16:23 8 9 17 3:00 51 17
2010-11 32 NHL PHI 77 34 34 68 20 87 246 13.8 6 0 18:19 6 9 15 3:39 36 17
2011-12 33 NHL PHI 70 16 33 49 5 69 174 9.2 3 0 17:22 4 13 17 3:38 48 16
2012-13 34 NHL PHI 34 6 10 16 -13 10 87 6.9 1 0 16:04 3 3 6 2:52 15 6
2013-14 35 NHL MON 69 13 12 25 1 30 118 11.0 1 0 12:46 4 2 6 2:08 23 11
2014-15 36 NHL COL 55 8 4 12 -6 18 67 11.9 3 0 12:20 0 0 0 1:18 19 9
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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Daniel Briere was on the ice for 12:20.

1:18

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Daniel Briere was on the ice for 1:18 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 16:04 2:52
2013-14 12:46 2:08
2014-15 12:20 1:18

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Daniel Briere 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 28 BUF Did Not Play
Mar 26 at VAN Did Not Play
Mar 25 at EDM Did Not Play
Mar 23 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 11:08 1:24
Mar 20 at ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:35 0:54
Mar 19 at ARI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 11:52 1:33
Mar 14 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 7:00 0:00
Mar 12 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 11:01 1:44
Mar 10 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:13 1:01
Mar 8 at MIN Did Not Play
Mar 7 at CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:50 1:31
Mar 4 PIT Did Not Play
Feb 28 MIN Did Not Play
Feb 27 at DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 5:33 0:05
Feb 24 at NSH Did Not Play
Feb 22 TB Did Not Play
Feb 20 at CHI Did Not Play
Feb 18 LA Did Not Play
Feb 16 ARI Did Not Play
Feb 14 DAL Did Not Play
Feb 12 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 6:52 1:40
Feb 8 at WPG 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 10:25 1:21
Feb 7 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:53 0:31
Feb 5 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 8:11 0:00
Feb 3 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 6:33 0:00
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Jan 30 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:12 0:00
Jan 27 at NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:02 0:00
Jan 21 BOS Did Not Play
Jan 19 at STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 8:56 0:00
Jan 17 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:35 0:00
Jan 15 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:48 1:43
Jan 13 at CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 15:03 1:35
Jan 12 at WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:24 1:21
Jan 10 DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8:31 2:18
Jan 8 OTT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 11:07 2:10
Jan 6 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 10:31 1:03
Jan 4 CLS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:17 0:00
Jan 2 EDM 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 17:30 0:51
Dec 31 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:29 1:14
Dec 29 at STL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:44 0:00
Dec 27 CHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:52 2:04
Dec 23 STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 14:03 3:32
Dec 21 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:48 0:51
Dec 20 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:18 1:04
Dec 18 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 14:40 2:23
Dec 13 STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:27 4:09
Dec 11 WPG 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 16:05 3:11
Dec 9 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:31 1:51
Dec 5 at WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 18:12 3:32
Dec 4 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 14:15 1:00
Dec 1 MON 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 14:40 0:58
Nov 29 DAL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 19:30 6:31
Nov 26 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 15:02 1:39
Nov 25 at ARI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 0 18:56 1:26
Nov 22 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:39 3:41
Nov 20 WAS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 13:39 0:00
Nov 15 at NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:30 0:00
Nov 13 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 12:26 0:00
Nov 11 at NYI Did Not Play
Nov 8 at PHI Did Not Play
Nov 6 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 4 VAN Did Not Play
Nov 2 ANH Did Not Play
Nov 1 at STL Did Not Play
Oct 30 NYI Did Not Play
Oct 28 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 6:31 0:00
Oct 26 at WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 8:31 0:00
Oct 24 VAN 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 6:35 0:00
Oct 21 FLA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 9:49 0:02
Oct 18 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8:46 0:00
Oct 16 at OTT 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 11:14 0:00
Oct 14 at TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:04 1:24
Oct 13 at BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 17:57 1:54
Oct 11 MIN 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 13:49 2:58
Oct 9 at MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:57 3:48

Daniel Briere: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Briere (foot) will not play Wednesday against the Oilers.

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Briere missed Tuesday's practice with a suspected foot injury, Terry Frei of the Denver Post reports.

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Briere picked up an assist in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes.

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Briere will miss his third straight game Thursday against the Kings.

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Briere found twine Friday, notching his seventh goal of the season in a 2-1 shootout win over the Oilers.

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Briere found the net on his only shot on goal in Monday's loss to the Canadiens.

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Briere will return to the Avs lineup on Thursday when Colorado plays the Rangers, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

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Briere has been a healthy scratch for the last six games, The Denver Post reports.

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Briere will be a healthy scratch Thursday against the Islanders, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

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Briere scored with 0.4 seconds remaining in Monday's game against the Bruins to break a 1-1 tie and give the Avalanche their first win of the season.

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Briere will open with Colorado's third line against the Wild on Thursday night.

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The Avalanche have acquired Briere from the Canadiens in exchange for P.A. Parenteau and a fifth-round draft pick, NHL.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Briere endured a sub-par season that resulted in the Flyers using one of their compliance buyouts on him. A wrist injury suffered while playing in Germany during the lockout and a concussion cost him some games and he finished with just 16 points and was minus-13 in 34 games. There are red flags. He'll be 36 when the 2013-14 season kicks off and is coming off injuries, but he's certainly motivated coming home to Quebec after a few seasons where his production dropped off. He could add some offensive threat to the bottom lines to help balance the team, but he won't be a leading sniper in the Montreal lineup.

2012-13

Briere is coming off of a solid postseason in which he tallied 13 points in 11 games, which isn't a surprise considering his penchant for performing well in the playoffs. His regular season, however, was not as impressive, as Briere posted a three-year low 49 points in 70 contests With a solid offensive core in Philly expect a bounce-back year for Briere.

2011-12

In 2010-11, Briere had his best season since his first tour with Philadelphia four years ago, racking up 68 points on 34 goals and assists apiece while playing in 77 games. His 87 PIMs were the second highest of his career, and he posted his first positive rating (plus-20) since his monster (and final) season with Buffalo in 2006-07. Turning 34 in October, Briere might not be able to improve on those numbers, but he's shown there is still enough in the tank to be more than serviceable as a first-line forward.

2010-11

Briere's lackluster play has drawn the ire of Flyers fans after the organization handed him a big-time contract after the 2007 season, but his 30-point performance during this past season's playoffs showed just how productive he can be. Briere will turn 33 years old and won't likely ever return to the 95-point stratosphere, but he's certainly a fantasy asset. He's shown that he can step up in big stops, but look for him to defer a bit to the number of talented youngsters on the Philly roster during the 82-game grind.

2009-10

Two seasons into an eight-year, $52-million deal that he signed with the Flyers after a 95-point campaign in Buffalo, Briere has struggled to stay healthy and drawn the ire of Philly fans with a combined minus-23 over 108 games. During that span, he's actually been fairly productive at the offensive end with 97 points (42 G, 55 A), but it hasn't been enough to meet the lofty expectations set forth by his superstar salary. A return to form preceded by improved health isn't out of the question, but unless he's rightfully discounted on draft day for being hampered by a groin injury and playing in just 29 games last season, there's too much risk here to gamble on him with an early-round pick.

2008-09

Briere has been a fairly consistent 30-goal scorer in his career and this year should be more of the same. His plus/minus of -22 last year is a bit troubling, but he makes up for that with his power-play production where he registered 37 points, ranking fifth overall in the league. If Simon Gagne is able to return to form and stay healthy, Briere would certainly benefit - either by skating on the same line or by the fact that there would be more talent to go around on the Philadelphia roster.

2007-08

Briere became the Flyers' big free-agent signing this off season. He's elevated his game to the 90-point level. Now the Flyers have a No. 1 guy who will score goals and be creative on the power play. He's definitley a top 20 fantasy pick.

2006-07

Briere is Buffalo’s best player and emotional leader. His heart’s bigger than his smallish, 5-10 frame would indicate and he skates as hard as anyone in the game, meaning the new NHL is perfectly suited for him. Don’t get too worried by all the missed time in 2005-06 (Briere had sports hernia surgery, which caused him to miss 34 games), as he only missed four games combined in the three seasons prior. Briere’s a point-a-game player in the new era, and he’s chippy enough to pitch in with an occasional penalty minute or two. The only negative seems to be Dumont’s departure, but the Sabres have plenty of up-and-coming types for that open first line spot. You may be able to get Briere a little cheaper than usual, if folks are buying him based on last season’s shortened campaign. Take note of his 58 points in 48 games.

2005-06

Briere looks like he's found a home in Buffalo, putting up a career high 65 points in 2003-04 in his first full season there, up seven from the previous campaign. Normally we shy away from Buffalo forwards, but Briere is one of the few who gets enough first or second unit ice time -- as well as power play time -- to make 60-70 points seems like it's going to be the norm. He's also a durable player for a little guy, having played in every game the last two seasons. The new rules could help him more than others.

2004-05

Briere looks like he's found a home in Buffalo, putting up a career high 65 points in 2003-04 in his first full season there, up seven from the previous campaign. Normally we shy away from Buffalo forwards, but Briere is one of the few who gets enough first or second unit ice time -- as well as power play time -- to make 60-70 points seems like it's going to be the norm. He's also a durable player for a little guy, having played in every game the last two seasons.