Daniel Briere
Daniel Briere
Number: 48
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 174
Shoots: Right
Born: 6 Oct 1977
Birthplace: Gatineau, QC, Canada
Drafted: PHX / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (24th overall)

QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1995) QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1995) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1996, 1997) AHL All-Rookie Team (1998) AHL First All-Star Team (1998) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL) Rookie of the Year) (1998) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2011) Traded to Buffalo by Phoenix with Phoenix's 3rd round pick (Andrej Sekera) in 2004 NHL Draft for Chris Gratton and Buffalo's 4th round pick (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Liam Reddox) in 2004 NHL Draft, March 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), September 28, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to abdominal surgery (October 25, 2008) and groin surgery (January 22, 2009). Signed as a free agent by Berlin (Germany), October 4, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 4, 2013. Traded to Colorado by Montreal for Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau and Colorado's 5th round pick (Matthew Bradley) in 2015 NHL Draft, June 30, 2014. Officially announced his retirement, August 17, 2015.