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BRETT CONNOLLY RUMORS

Connolly rediscovers game, revitalizes career with Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Hockey is easy again for Brett Connolly. Once a blue chip prospect, it looked awfully difficult for Connolly during his first four NHL seasons. He couldn't produce like he did in junior ranks or the minors, was traded and hit bottom when the Boston Bruins decided not to extend a qualifying offer last summer. That move allowed him to become a free agent. The...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Brett Connolly bats the puck in for a great goal

Here’s an incredible display of hand-eye coordination from Boston Bruins skater Brett Connolly. The puck deflected in Connolly’s direction and he corralled it in midair with his stick and flung the puck towards the net like a lacrosse shot. His shot beat Henrik Lundqvist and while this effort only counted as a preseason goal, what a goal it was. Connolly's 2nd goal pic.twitter...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Connolly excited to prove Lightning wrong

Brett Connolly’s season didn’t go exactly as planned last season. After being traded by the Tampa Bay Lightning — the only NHL team he’d ever known — to the Boston Bruins, he broke his hand in just his second practice. But after re-signing with Boston this offseason, he’s excited to get the chance to prove everyone who’s doubted him wrong. “I guess it just wasn’t...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Connolly ‘Excited’ For Next Chapter In His Boston Bruins Career

Brett Connolly is one of the most intriguing Boston Bruins players heading into the 2015-16 NHL season. He was acquired at last season’s trade deadline for two second-round picks, but he wasn’t able to make much of an impact because an injury suffered in his first practice with the Bruins limited him to the final five games of the regular season. After signing a one-year, $1...
Via NESN.com
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Where Does Brett Connolly Fit In Bruins’ Offense For 2015-16 NHL Season?

The start to Brett Connolly’s career with the Bruins got off to a rocky start when he broke a finger a few days after Boston acquired him via trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning. When he returned to the ice and made his debut April 2 against the Detroit Red Wings, it was evident the former sixth overall draft pick was comfortable playing the Bruins’ style of hockey. “Yeah, for...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards and Michael Felger are playing the feud

In sports media, rarely do we get afternoon drive host on play-by-play voice crime. But we got it in Boston last week when 98.5 The Sports Hub afternoon drive co-host Michael Felger got on NESN Bruins voice Jack Edwards. In a discussion on the Boston Bruins, Felger talked about right winger Brett Connolly and he called Edwards comments on him during a broadcast “laughable.” At...
Via Awful Announcing
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Connolly Excited To Finally Get Chance To Make Impact On Bruins (Video)

Brett Connolly’s career with the Boston Bruins didn’t start the way he or his new team wanted it do. Before the forward could even make an appearance with the Bruins after being acquired in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Connolly went down with a hand injury. He just recently was able to return to game action and with the playoffs just around...
Via NESN.com
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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