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Canada Daniel Brière

a.k.a. "Danny Brière"

#48 Colorado Avalanche / NHL - 14/15

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Daniel Brière Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
46
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
174 lbs / 79 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
2-time World Championship Gold Medal 2
1-time AHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time AHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time AHL Rookie of the Year (Red Garrett Memorial Award) 1
1-time CHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time CHL Third All-Star Team 1
1-time CHL Top Scorer Award 1
1-time QMJHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time QMJHL Most Points (Jean Beliveau Trophy) 1
1-time QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (Michel Bergeron Trophy) 1
2-time QMJHL Second All-Star Team 2

Sons: Caelan Brière, Cameron Brière, Carson Brière

Danny Briere was selected 24th overall in 1996 after leading the QMJHL with 67 goals and 163 points. He won WJC gold with Canada the following year and played his first full season with the Coyotes in 1999. He won back-to-back World Championships in 2003 and 2004 and helped lead the Flyers to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals in 2010 with a team-best 30 points in the playoffs. Briere was a 4x 30-goal scorer and set a career-high with 95 points in 2007. He retired in 2015 with 307 goals and 696 points.

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Daniel Brière Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 Abitibi-Témiscamingue Forestiers QMAAA 42* 24* 30* 54* 28* -* | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 8 -
1993-94 Gatineau L'Intrépide QMAAA 44* 56* 47* 103* 56* -* | Playoffs 12 13 19 32 8 -
1994-95 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 72* 51* 72* 123* 54* -11* | Playoffs 4 2 3 5 2 -
1995-96 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 67* 67* 96* 163* 84* 1* | Playoffs 6 6 12 18 8 -
1996-97 Drummondville Voltigeurs “A” QMJHL 59* 52* 78* 130* 94* 23* | Playoffs 8 7 7 14 14 -13
Canada U20 WJC-20 7* 2* 4* 6* 4* -* |
1997-98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 5* 1* 0* 1* 2* 1* |
Springfield Falcons AHL 68* 36* 56* 92* 42* 23* | Playoffs 4 1 2 3 4 -4
1998-99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 64* 8* 14* 22* 30* -3* |
Springfield Falcons AHL 13* 2* 6* 8* 20* -2* | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 2 -4
Las Vegas Thunder IHL 1* 1* 1* 2* 0* 2* |
1999-00 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 13* 1* 1* 2* 0* 0* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Springfield Falcons AHL 58* 29* 42* 71* 56* 14* |
2000-01 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 30* 11* 4* 15* 12* -2* |
Springfield Falcons AHL 30* 21* 25* 46* 30* 0* |
2001-02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78* 32* 28* 60* 52* 6* | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 2 -4
2002-03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 68* 17* 29* 46* 50* -21* |
Buffalo Sabres NHL 14* 7* 5* 12* 12* 1* |
Canada WC 9* 4* 5* 9* 6* 8* |
2003-04 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 82* 28* 37* 65* 70* -7* |
Canada WC 9* 2* 6* 8* 2* 2* |
2004-05 SC Bern NLA 36* 17* 29* 46* 26* -* | Playoffs 11 1 6 7 2 -
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 48* 25* 33* 58* 48* 3* | Playoffs 18 8 11 19 12 0
2006-07 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 81* 32* 63* 95* 89* 17* | Playoffs 16 3 12 15 16 3
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79* 31* 41* 72* 68* -22* | Playoffs 17 9 7 16 20 -3
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 29* 11* 14* 25* 26* -1* | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 8 -1
Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 3* 1* 4* 5* 2* 4* |
2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 75* 26* 27* 53* 71* -2* | Playoffs 23 12 18 30 18 9
2010-11 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 77* 34* 34* 68* 87* 20* | Playoffs 11 7 2 9 14 -7
2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 70* 16* 33* 49* 69* 5* | Playoffs 11 8 5 13 4 -6
2012-13 Eisbären Berlin DEL 21* 10* 24* 34* 24* 9* |
Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 34* 6* 10* 16* 10* -13* |
2013-14 Montréal Canadiens NHL 69* 13* 12* 25* 30* 1* | Playoffs 16 3 4 7 4 -1
2014-15 Colorado Avalanche NHL 57* 8* 4* 12* 18* -7* |

Daniel Brière Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 Canada U18 La Copa Mexico 5* 2* 3* 5* 4* -* |
2012-13 Eisbären Berlin ET 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2015-16 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Special Asst. to GM Business Operations
2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Special Asst. to GM Business Operations
2017-18 Maine Mariners ECHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2018-19 Maine Mariners ECHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2019-20 Maine Mariners ECHL VP. of Hockey Operations
Maine Mariners ECHL General Manager
2020-21 Maine Mariners ECHL VP. of Hockey Operations
Maine Mariners ECHL General Manager
Philadelphia Flyers NHL Team Consultant Player Development
2021-22 Maine Mariners ECHL President
Philadelphia Flyers NHL Team Consultant Player Development
Philadelphia Flyers NHL Special Asst. to GM Named on Feb 8
2022-23 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Special Asst. to GM
Philadelphia Flyers NHL General Manager Interim (Named on March 10)
Team Canada Spengler Cup Asst. General Manager
2023-24 Philadelphia Flyers NHL General Manager
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Daniel Brière Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 5 172* 89* 133* 222* 1.29* 150* 39* | 2 7 1 * 3 * 4 * 0.57 * 6 * -8 *
DEL 1 21* 10* 24* 34* 1.62* 24* 9* | 0 * * * * * *
ET 1 0* 0* 0* 0* -* 0* -* | 1 1 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 0 * - *
La Copa Mexico (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 5* 2* 3* 5* 1.00* 4* -* | 0 * * * * * *
IHL 1 1* 1* 1* 2* 2.00* 0* 2* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 17 973* 307* 389* 696* 0.72* 744* -24* | 10 124 53 * 63 * 116 * 0.94 * 98 * -10 *
NLA (NL) 1 36* 17* 29* 46* 1.28* 26* -* | 1 11 1 * 6 * 7 * 0.64 * 2 * - *
QMAAA (QM18AAA) 2 86* 80* 77* 157* 1.83* 84* -* | 2 15 13 * 22 * 35 * 2.33 * 16 * - *
QMJHL 3 198* 170* 246* 416* 2.10* 232* 13* | 3 18 15 * 22 * 37 * 2.06 * 24 * -13 *
WC 2 18* 6* 11* 17* 0.94* 8* 10* | 0 * * * * * *
WJC-20 1 7* 2* 4* 6* 0.86* 4* -* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/17/2015
08/17/2015 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Retired
06/30/2014
06/30/2014 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Colorado Avalanche
07/04/2013
07/04/2013 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Montréal Canadiens
06/20/2013
06/20/2013 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Unknown
10/04/2012
10/04/2012 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Eisbären Berlin

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Daniel Brière Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1994, 1 #6 overall by Drummondville Voltigeurs in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Number 14 retired by Drummondville Voltigeurs

Cult/Star player for Abitibi Regents

Cult/Star player for Arizona Coyotes

Cult/Star player for Bern

Cult/Star player for Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for Drummondville Voltigeurs

Cult/Star player for Gatineau L'Intrépide

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

Career transactions
- 2015-08-17 • Announced his retirement
- 2014-06-30 • Traded to the Colorado Avalanche with a 2015 5th round pick (Matthew Bradley) for Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau
- 2013-07-04 • Signed by the Montréal Canadiens
- 2013-06-20 • Bought out by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2012-10-04 • Signed to a lockout contract by Eisbären Berlin
- 2007-07-01 • Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2004-09-28 • Signed to a lockout contract by SC Bern
- 2003-03-10 • Traded to the Buffalo Sabres with a 2004 3rd round pick for Chris Gratton and a 2004 4th round pick
- 1996-06-27 • Drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes

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