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Japers' Rink Jul 1, 2016

Capitals Reportedly Sign Brett Connolly

According to TSN's Gord Miller, the Washington Capitals have signed Brett Connolly. Brett Connolly signs a 1 year with Washington for $850,000. — Gord Miller (@GMillerTSN) July 1, 2016 Connolly, a former sixth-overall pick by the Tampa Bay Lightning, scored nine goals and recorded 16 assists in 71 games with the Boston Bruins last season, setting a career high in points in a single season. Connolly, 24, played primarily Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand just last season. He was bought out of his contract earlier this week. Connolly has respectable possession numbers. He would...
Stanley Cup of Chowder Jun 27, 2016

Brett Connolly, Landon Ferraro, Ben Sexton not extended qualifying offers, will go UFA

The deadline for Restricted Free Agent qualifying offers was 5pm today, and the Bruins have elected to not extend offers to Brett Connolly, Landon Ferraro, or Ben Sexton. Connolly and Ferraro both spent a good portion of the season as regular players on the Bruins this year. Ben Sexton was drafted in 2009 and played at Colgate. He just completed the second of a two-year Entry-Level Contract. He didn't spend much of it with the big club and him not making the cut for 50 standard player contracts isn't the biggest surprise. Landon Ferraro was picked up off waivers by the Bruins right around...

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