Michel Brière

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    165 lbs / 75 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    -
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1967-68 Shawinigan Bruins QJAHL 50 54 105 159 - | Playoffs 12 11 16 27 8
1968-69 Shawinigan Bruins QJAHL 50 75 86 161 31 |
1969-70 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 12 32 44 20 -15 | Playoffs 10 5 3 8 17
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1968-69 Sorel Black Hawks/Eperviers M-Cup - - - - - |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
M-Cup 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
NHL 76 12 32 44 0.58 20 -15 | 10 5 3 8 0.80 17 0
QJAHL 100 129 191 320 3.20 31 0 | 12 11 16 27 2.25 8 0
Career Highlights
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Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 21 retired by Pittsburgh Penguins

Number 7 retired by Shawinigan Cataractes

Cult/Star player for Shawinigan Cataractes

Michel Édouard Brière passed away on April 13, 1971 of injuries originally suffered in an automobile accident on May 15, 1970. His #21 jersey was officially retired by the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 5, 2001.

The QMJHL MVP award, Michel Briere Memorial Trophy, is named in Brière's honour.

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