Brett Connolly RUMORS & NEWS

  • One-year contract in Boston ‘would be ideal,’ says Connolly

    Boston Herald "When a player is taken in the first round of the entry draft, all parties involved hope that it is the birth of a star. That, of course, is not always the case. For every Logan Couture, there is a Zach Hamill. But that doesn’t mean it has to be stardom or bust for everyone taken in the first..." April 25

  • Bruins' Connolly still top-flight winger

    Boston Herald "To no one’s surprise, Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand have been very good this year. The Bruins’ dynamic duo are 1-2 in goal-scoring (Marchand, 19, and Bergeron, 18). There hasn’t been much predictable about this year’s Bruins, but the steady production of that pairing has been bankable since..." January 25

  • Slumping Brett Connolly dropped to fourth line amid 'tough night'

    CSN New England "Brett Connolly is looking for a fortunate break at this point. The Bruins right winger is mired in an offensive slowdown where he’s scored just one goal in his last 22 games, and was dropped to the fourth line in Sunday’s 2-1 shootout win over the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. “He just had..." December 21

  • Connolly motivated to 'prove people wrong' with big year

    CSN New England "Brett Connolly has no shortage of motivation headed into his first full season with the Boston Bruins. The 23-year-old was traded from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Bruins at last spring’s trade deadline and shortly thereafter, a Dennis Seidenberg shot busted up his finger in just his second..." September 09

  • Connolly practices, could play on Thursday

    ESPN "It appears Brett Connolly could make his much-anticipated debut for the Boston Bruins on Thursday in Detroit. After the team’s practice Wednesday at Ristuccia Arena, Bruins coach Claude Julien told reporters he hasn’t made a decision, but wouldn’t rule against playing Connolly against the Red..." April 01

  • Chiarelli: Connolly a top-six player

    CSN New England "Brett Connolly is pretty excited to get a new start in his NHL career. The 22-year-old former sixth overall pick in the 2010 NHL Draft has made it to the NHL, but never really blew up on the scene for the Tampa Bay Lightning team that originally drafted him. He had 12 goals this season for..." March 03

  • Bruins acquire forward Brett Connolly from Lightning "The Boston Bruins acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning for Boston's second-round picks in 2015 and 2016 on Monday. Connolly, 22, has 12 goals, three assists and 38 penalty minutes in 50 games this season. Tampa Bay's first-round pick (No. 6) in 2010, Connolly has 18..." March 02

  • Connolly sent down to AHL

    Tampa Tribune "After 10 games playing up and down the lineup, the Tampa Bay Lightning sent RW Brett Connolly back down to the American Hockey League on Friday. Connolly was called up on Oct. 31 with the opportunity to play in a top nine role and provide some offensive spark after leading the team in goals..." November 23

  • Prospects up: ’10 first-rounders Connolly, Gormley recalled

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Tampa Bay Lightning and Phoenix Coyotes have recalled their first-round picks from the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Tampa Bay has brought up Brett Connolly, the sixth overall pick in ’10. Connolly, 21, has been up and down between the Bolts and AHL Syracuse throughout the year, appearing in one..." October 31

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  • Lightning recalls Brett Connolly from AHL Syracuse

    Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning on Thursday recalled right wing Brett Connolly from AHL Syracuse. Tampa Bay did not practice on Thursday and no players missed Wednesday's practice, so there were no additional injuries that prompted the call-up. Right wing Richard Panik has been struggling, though, with zero..." October 31

  • Connolly, Drouin shine in scrimmage as Blue beats White 1-0

    Tampa Bay Times "Who knows what goes in to creating chemistry between players. Whatever it is Brett Connolly and Jonathan Drouin seem to believe they have some. Connolly scored for the second straight scrimmage in the Blue's 1-0 win over the White on Tuesday and he was set up with a pinpoint through-traffic..." September 17

  • Lightning’s Connolly taking huge strides

    Tampa Tribune "Brett Connolly drifted back ever so slightly, found a small seam above the crease and, as the puck came to his stick, picked the top far corner and drilled a shot into that exact location. A goal-scorer’s goal, from a natural goal scorer. “He put that in a short area, put it top shelf where..." April 13