Found October 13, 2011 on
The Slap Shot:
In what can only be referred to as “shocking” news, Toronto Maple Leafs off-season signing Tim Connolly announced today that he expects to be out of the lineup for an extended period of time, or what is officially being referred to as “day-to-day” status.
“I know it’s (the injury) been day to day for a while, but it’s a little more significant than originally expected,” Connolly said to reporters earlier today.
When Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke signed Connolly (30) to a two-year, $9.5 million (all currency U.S.) contract everyone involved knew there would be risks associated with the signing– especially when one considered Connolly’s injury-prone past.
Despite the warning signs, Burke signed Connolly for better or for worse, and we are currently seeing the “for worse” part.
Speculation has Connolly suffering from a neck injury or shoulder injury, but we are yet to get a really clear idea other than the perennial “upper body injury” line of answering when reporters take C
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Tim Connolly admitted Thursday his upper-body injury is worse than first thought, and he's considered week-to-week instead of day-to-day.Connolly said he couldn't pinpoint exactly when he would make his Toronto debut, but that it probably wouldn't be within the next two weeks.The 30-year-old forward was acquired by the Maple Leafs as a free...
There was some hope that Tim Connolly might be able to make his Toronto Maple Leafs debut on Saturday when the Calgary Flames visit the Air Canada Centre.
That is no longer the case however as Connolly's injury is worse than expected and should keep Toronto's major off-season acquisition out of the lineup for a longer period of time than what was initially expected.
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