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Michel Briere

Michel Briere

Center
BIRTHDATE: October 21, 1949
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Shawinigan Falls, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 165 DRAFTED: PIT / 1969 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (26th overall)
QJHL Second All-Star Team (1968) QJHL First All-Star Team (1969) Died on April 13, 1971 of injuries originally suffered in an automobile accident on May 15, 1970.
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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday