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As Usual, Briere Seizes the Moment

Michael Bryant/Philadelphia Inquirer

Not many players get to celebrate two game-winning goals in the same overtime period. Then again, when it comes to the playoffs, there aren't many players like Danny Briere.

This has always been his time. When the Flyers went to the Stanley Cup Finals two years ago, Briere had 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) in 23 games. When they went deep in the '08 playoffs, he had 16 points in 17 games.

Briere has 106 points in 104 career playoff games. He has 643 points in his 813 regular-season games played.

"I think some people rise to big occasions," Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said. "I'm not saying it because he scored a goal today. He's done it his whole career."

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