Daniel Briere RW MON 3 Months

Daniel Briere contributed a goal and an assist for the Canadiens as they outplayed Boston to a 4-1 result Thursday.

The goal was the first he scored since he registered a pair on January 4th, snapping a string of 10 games, and the assist was just his third in 21 contests. Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty and Brian Gionta all found the back of the net in the Montreal win.

Daniel Briere RW MON 4 Months

Danny Briere lit the lamp twice for the Canadiens in their 4-3 overtime loss to the Senators on Saturday night.

Briere also added an assist on Brian Gionta's goal. Briere was brought in to add some punch to the lineup, but he has just seven goals and 13 points this season and was scratched the last two games. These were his first points since Dec. 4, a span of 10 games without one. Doug Murray and Tomas Plekanec picked up two helpers.

Daniel Briere RW MON 4 Months

Daniel Briere will dress Saturday night after being a healthy scratch for the last two games.

"For sure I am happy to be back in the lineup," he said. "That's what we train for. Whether you're 18 or 36, it's never easy to be scratched, and it's always a great feeling to be on the ice." He'll play between Travis Moen and Michael Bournival.

Daniel Briere RW MON 4 Months

Daniel Briere will be a healthy scratch again Thursday.

He didn't play on Tuesday night against Carolina either. Briere hasn't picked up a point in his last 10 outings and he has 10 points in 29 games this campaign.

Daniel Briere RW MON 4 Months

Daniel Briere will be a healthy scratch Thursday.

Ryan White will suit up against St. Louis in Briere's place. Briere played just 4:27 of ice time in Tuesday's win over Phoenix. He has five goals and five assists in 26 games this season.

Daniel Briere RW MON 4 Months

Daniel Briere logged just 4:27 of ice time in Tuesday's win over Phoenix.

He returned to his natural position of center during Wednesday's practice between Travis Moen and Michael Bournival. Coach Michel Therrien made the decision to bench Briere and it paid off in a third-period comeback win. He hasn't picked up a point in his last seven games and he hasn't scored a goal since Nov. 29.

Daniel Briere RW MON 4 Months

Daniel Briere will make his return to Philadelphia on Thursday night.

It will mark the first time he's visited since the Flyers bought out his contract after last season. Briere played against his former team in Montreal back on Oct. 5 and he picked four penalty minutes in the contest. He has no goals and two assists over his last six games.

Daniel Briere RW MON 5 Months

Daniel Briere scored the Montreal Canadiens' lone regulation goal in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Briere returned on Tuesday from concussion symptoms. He's not exactly the most reliable player because of injuries and other concerns, but as a depth forward, he's intriguing ... especially because he can pile up PIMs.

Daniel Briere RW MON 5 Months

The Montreal Canadiens will get Daniel Briere back (concussion) on Tuesday.

Briere hasn't played since Oct. 19. He's projected to play alongside Michael Bournival and Rene Bourque in his return.

Daniel Briere RW MON 5 Months

Daniel Briere (concussion) may play Tuesday.

He practiced on Monday between Michael Bournival and Rene Bourque, as the Canadiens plan to try him out at center when he returns to the lineup from a concussion. A decision on Briere's status for Tuesday night is expected to come after the team's game-day skate.