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Briere's Award Accepted

Thursday, 08.3.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Briere\'s Award Accepted

August 3, 2006

Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that the club has accepted an arbitrator's decision to award Daniel Briere a one-year, $5 million contract. Briere had his case heard on July 20, and was awarded the contract on July 23.

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Sabres Arbitration Schedule/Results

The 28-year-old Briere collected 58 points (25+33) in 48 regular season games for Buffalo last season. Despite missing 32 games with a sports hernia injury, the Sabres co-captain was fourth on the team in scoring, and was tied for second in goals (25), power play goals (11) and game winning goals (4).

Briere posted a team-leading 19 points (8+11) in the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including an NHL-best two overtime game-winning goals, against Philadelphia (Game 1, ECQF vs. Philadelphia) and Carolina (Game 6, ECF vs. Carolina).

Since being acquired in a trade from Phoenix on March 11, 2003, Briere has scored 135 points (60+75) in 144 games with the Sabres. Briere has 281 points (130+151) in 402 career games.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
N. Deslauriers 82 5 10 -24 15
N. Zadorov 60 3 12 -10 15
A. Meszaros 60 7 7 -13 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Lindback 4 8 2 .924 2.76
M. Hackett 0 4 1 .884 4.32