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Briere's Award Accepted

Thursday, 08.03.2006 / 12:00 AM / 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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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.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82