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Brett Connolly Skates With Bruins, ‘Getting Closer’ To Returning From Injury

BOSTON — Bruins winger Brett Connolly skated with his teammates Thursday for the first time since suffering a fractured finger in his right hand soon after being acquired via trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 2. “Obviously, it’s been a while since I’ve skated, good to get out there with the guys and feel the puck again and be in that atmosphere,” Connolly said...
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Boston Bruins: Brett Connolly breaks finger

Well, in terrible, absolutely horrible luck, the Boston Bruins have just lost newly acquired right-winger, Brett Connolly, for 4-6 weeks as a result of a displaced fracture in his right index finger. Newly acquired, Brett Connolly, has sustained a broken finger during practice on March 4, 2015 The injury took place in practice on Wednesday, March 4th. The 22-year old was participating...
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Connolly out 6 weeks with "displaced fracture" in finger

Via NHL BruinsWhat a year it's been for the Boston Bruins.In another stroke of bad luck, newly acquired forward Brett Connolly was injured today after only participating in half of a practice. Connolly took a puck off the hand - reportedly shot by defenseman Dennis Seidenberg - and suffered a "displaced fracture in his right index finger."Connolly will be out for six weeks, making...
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Boston Bruins: Impact of new additions

This last Monday was the NHL trade deadline. The Boston Bruins made some moves that they hope will help the team for the rest of the season, as well as  the future of the organization itself. There was a ton of speculation with regard to both short-term, and long-term needs that this team had to take care of as March, 2nd approached. One of the apparent problems the Bruins have...
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Brett Connolly Practices With Bruins; Max Talbot Set To Arrive In Boston

Brett Connolly arrived in Boston on Tuesday morning, and he went straight to work with the Bruins. The 22-year-old winger, who the B’s acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, practiced with his new team and already is enjoying his time in Black and Gold. “This is different, for sure — but it’s exciting, obviously,” Connolly said after...
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Boston Bruins: Trade deadline addition

As part of Monday’s NHL trade deadline, the Boston Bruins acquired forward Brett Connolly from Tampa Bay and shipped Jordan Caron to Colorado for Maxime Talbot. While both moves have improved the team, the changes are relatively minor, especially when considering the bolstering the rest of the Eastern Conference underwent. A team in dire need of speedy forwards, Boston added just...
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Bruins admit cap space, high prices made it difficult to trade

The Boston Bruins made a total of three trades prior to the deadline, but fans were quick to point out that the club didn’t bring in the impact player they needed. The Bruins acquired Brett Connolly and Max Talbot as well as a couple of prospects, making the organization one of the most active at the deadline. However, the Bruins were open with their comments following the deadline...
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Bruins trade for Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly

Photo by Michael MillerBoston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced on March 2 that the Bruins have acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for two draft picks.The Bruins gave up their natural 2015 second round draft pick and their natural 2016 second round draft pick in exchange for the 22 year old.The 6'2 forward has 12 goals, three assists...
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Brett Connolly Trade Gives Bruins More Skill, Speed At Right Wing

The Boston Bruins acquired 22-year-old forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning for two second-round draft picks (Boston’s own selections in 2015 and 2016) on Monday in a trade that bolsters the Original Six club’s skill, speed and depth at right wing. The Bruins have needed another right-handed shooting forward with skill and speed all season, and even though Connolly...
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Bruins Acquire Brett Connolly From Lightning For Two Second-Round Draft Picks

The Bruins have acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Boston’s second-round draft picks in 2015 and 2016, the team announced Monday. Connolly has tallied 15 points (12 goals, three assists) in 50 games for the Lightning this season. The 22-year-old right wing has posted 32 points (18 goals, 14 assists) in 134 career NHL games since being...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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