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Montreal Canadiens beat Bruins 3-1

It was only 366 days ago that the Bruins performed a miracle, rallying from a 4-1 deficit to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in overtime of a Game 7 at TD Garden.

NHL: Montreal 2, Buffalo 0

Max Pacioretty broke a scoreless deadlock with 9:07 to play and Carey Price posted a 24-save shutout, as the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Buffalo Sabres, 2-0, on Tuesday at Bell Centre.

NHL: Tampa Bay 2, Montreal 1 (SO)

MONTREAL, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Valtteri Filppula netted a shootout goal Tuesday, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning overcome the loss of Steven Stamkos with a 2-1 victory over Montreal.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, New York Islanders 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 25 (UPI) -- Oliver Lauridsen's slap shot goal with 6:31 to play Thursday lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to their third straight victory, 2-1 over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Philadelphia 7, New York Islanders 0

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Claude Giroux had a pair of goals and an assist Monday in pacing the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-0 rout of the New York Islanders.

NHL: Montreal 4, Philadelphia 1

MONTREAL, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist and David Desharnais scored the eventual game-winner Saturday in the Montreal Canadiens' 4-1 win over Philadelphia.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Carolina 3 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Danny Briere scored 1:47 into overtime Saturday, allowing the Philadelphia Flyers to pull out a 4-3 victory over Carolina.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Carolina 3

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Danny Briere and Claude Giroux each notched a goal and an assist Saturday and the Flyers struck early in their 5-3 win over Carolina.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT)

NEWARK, N.J., May 3 (UPI) -- Alexei Ponikarovsky scored with 2:39 to go in the first overtime period Thursday, sending New Jersey to a 4-3 victory and a series lead over Philadelphia.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 3 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, April 29 (UPI) -- Danny Briere's second goal of the game came 4:36 into overtime Sunday and handed Philadelphia a 4-3 win over New Jersey in the opener of their playoff series.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 22 (UPI) -- Claude Giroux logged a goal and two assists Sunday, sparking Philadelphia to a 5-1 win over Pittsburgh and a first-round playoff defeat of the Penguins.

NHL: Philadelphia 8, Pittsburgh 4

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- Maxime Talbot, Danny Briere and Matt Read each scored twice Sunday and Philadelphia pushed Pittsburgh to the brink of elimination with an 8-4 playoff victory.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, April 11 (UPI) -- Jakub Voracek ended a big comeback Wednesday by scoring 2:23 into overtime and lifting Philadelphia to a 4-3 win over Pittsburgh in the NHL's playoff opener.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Montreal 1

PHILADELPHIA, March 24 (UPI) -- Danny Briere's two goals Saturday helped the Philadelphia Flyers clinch a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over Montreal.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, March 18 (UPI) -- Scott Hartnell capped a Philadelphia comeback with two goals, including the overtime game-winner Sunday in the Flyers' 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.
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New York Rangers Marc Staal (18) tries to come from behind to steal the puck from Philadelphia Flyers Danny Briere (48) during second period Philadelphia Flyers-New York Rangers NHL season opener at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia October 11, 2008. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)
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Daniel "Danny" Brière (born October 6, 1977) is a French Canadian professional ice hockey centre who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has previously played with the Phoenix Coyotes and Buffalo Sabres. Internationally, Brière has won four gold medals in as many appearances with Team Canada at the 1994 World U18 Championships, 1997 World Junior Championships, and the 2003 and 2004 World Championships.

Growing up and playing hockey in his hometown Gatineau, Brière's number 14 has been retired by his former team.. Briere played Bantam hockey in 1992-93 for the Abitibi Regents before graduating to the AAA Gatineau Intrepide of the Quebec Midget League for the 1993-94 season. He was drafted by the Drummondville Voltigeurs in the 1994 QMJHL Draft.

In his rookie season, he recorded 123 points, third overall in the league, was awarded the Michel Bergeron Trophy as league rookie of the year, and the Marcel Robert Trophy as scholastic player of the year. The following season, he improved to 163 points, earning the Jean Béliveau Trophy as the league's leading scorer. He was also named the QMJHL Humanitarian of the Year and awarded the Ford Cup as offensive player of the year. Despite a remarkable 6-game, 18-point post-season effort from Brière, Drummondville was not able to advance from the divisional round-robin.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Danny Briere."
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