BUFFALO – Colorado Avalanche forward Daniel Briere still pays attention to the Sabres, the team he once co-captained, from afar.
Gone, of course, are the rollicking days Briere enjoyed here. The Sabres haven’t sniffed the success they had with the diminutive scorer since they let him leave in 2007.
But the rebuilding club impresses the 37-year-old, who likes coach Ted Nolan and the stockpile of young talent.
“I think this is a team that’s going to be dangerous in a few years,” Briere …