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Danny Briere getting the ‘lay of the land’ as he scouts teams for possible Flyers deals (+)



Danny Briere. (Photo, photo, Philadelphia Flyers)
Danny Briere, a Philadelphia Flyers executive, has been busy scouting NHL teams in preparation for the March 21 trade deadline.

Danny Briere is all in.

He is excited about his new full-time role as special assistant to Philadelphia Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher. Excited to scout other teams for potential trades. Excited to be a part of the franchise’s future.

Excited to help make the Philadelphia Flyers, a team decimated by injuries this season, land some young talent.

Briere, 44, a former Philadelphia Flyers star center, has been on the road the last two weekends, scouting teams for potential deals. Among his stops: Denver, where he checked out the Colorado Avalanche and the AHL’s Eagles, creating speculation that the Flyers were setting up a Claude Giroux deal.

Slow down. Nothing is imminent. Briere said he is traveling to several cities

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