January 2: This Day in NHL History

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 18

Jan. 2 NHL History 1980: Gordie Howe, age 51, becomes the first NHL player to play in five decades when he takes the ice for the Hartford Whalers in a 3-3 tie against the Edmonton Oilers at Northlands Coliseum. The game comes more than 33 years after Howe’s first NHL game. He’s 18 when he skates for the […]

Daniel Briere retires after 17 NHL seasons

Monday, August 17, 2015 29

Daniel Briere has retired after 17 NHL seasons. Briere, 37, appeared in 973 career NHL games with the Phoenix Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado Avalanche and Montreal Canadiens, scoring 307 goals and 389 assists. A two-time All-Star, Briere never won the Stanley Cup. He led the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs in scoring, registering 30 […]

Daniel Briere wants out of Montreal

Friday, January 03, 2014 32

Daniel Briere isn’t happy with his current situation in Montreal. Briere has only 10 points in 28 games and has voiced his unhappiness with the coaching staff and management about how he’s been used. GM Marc Bergevin has let teams know that Briere is available. The Canadiens are looking for some top-six size upfront. Briere […]

Where will Daniel Briere end up?

Thursday, July 04, 2013 26

Unrestricted free agent forward Daniel Briere has already narrowed his list of teams for next season to three. Rumors are the New Jersey Devils, Nashville Predators and Montreal Canadiens are the three teams. Regardless of which team signs him, Briere is looking for a one-year deal. Daniel Briere free agent signing

Daniel Briere to be Bought Out

Friday, June 21, 2013 27

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they are buying out the final two years of Daniel Briere’s contract. The move will shave $6.5 million off the Flyers’ salary cap. Philadelphia had one of the NHL’s most expensive payrolls last season, and has been forced into a position to shed salary in order to get under […]

Daniel Briere Buyout coming?

Friday, April 12, 2013 90

The Philadelphia Flyers plan to buyout Daniel Briere in the summer, he carries a $6.5 million salary cap hit. For the Flyers to buyout out Daniel Briere, it would cost them $3.3 million and spread out over four years. Briere said that he’s planning to remain with the Flyers, but understands the situation. Briere quote” […]