There finally seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel for the 35 year old forward. According to CSNPhilly, Briere could return as early as this weekend. General manager Paul Holmgren did not think it was out of the question that Briere could return Saturday against the Florida Panthers or Sunday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Briere is coming off of a season in which he scored 16 goals with 33 assists for 49 points in 70 games. He also added eight goals and five assists for 13 points in 11 playoff games. His return would be huge for a team that is having trouble scoring.
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