1:43 PM EST, Thu March 05, 2015
Boston Herald 13 hours ago
Bruins Notebook: Newly acquired Connolly out until mid-April

Bruins Notebook: Newly acquired Connolly out until mid-April

WILMINGTON — Trade deadline acquisition Brett Connolly will not be making his Bruins debut any time soon. He is expected to miss the next six weeks with a displaced fracture in his right index finger, an injury suffered in Bruins practice yesterday at Ristuccia Arena.Connolly was hit by defenseman Dennis Seidenberg’s shot and knocked out of just his second practice with the team. The winger was acquired Monday from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a pair of second-round draft picks.

Bruins dealing with yet another injury blow

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Coming soon to a theater near you: The Bad News Bruins. Even Murphy’s Law has nothing on these guys. Nothing, or at least very little, has gone right for the Boston Bruins during this injury-riddled season. And as this team continues to fight for a playoff spot, it received more bad news Wednesday. Newly-acquired forward Brett Connolly suffered a displaced fracture of his right index finger and will be sidelined six weeks.

Newcomer Connolly injures hand

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Newly-acquired Boston Bruins forward Brett Connolly exited the practice ice early after being hit in the right hand by a puck and will be examined by the team's hand specialist. After practice, Bruins coach Claude Julien had no other update on Connolly's condition. The Bruins acquired Connolly on Monday from the Tampa Bay Lightning in an exchange for a pair of second-round draft picks in 2015 and 2016. The former first-rounder practiced with the Bruins on Tuesday and was participating in drills Wednesday when he was injured.
Boston Herald Mar 4, 2015
Brett Connolly ready to fit in

Brett Connolly ready to fit in

WILMINGTON — First impressions of new Bruins forward Brett Connolly, on and off the ice:He is a lanky, lean, solid player with very good quickness and mobility, and he shoots the puck well, with a fast release and good accuracy.Speak with him in the locker room and you’d never imagine you were talking to a 22-year-old: Connolly looks more like he’s 32 and seems to have the maturity and bearing of a seasoned veteran.

Trade Deadline Recap - Welcome, Talbot and Connolly

So here's a quick recap of yesterday's Trade deadline. It's not exactly in-depth, but it should provide a decent look at the players we got. IN: Maxime Talbot Cap Hit: 900k (Colorado kept 1/2 salary) Career Numbers: 648 gp, 89g, 105a, 194p, 10.7sh% ZS Adj CF% since 2007: 47.9 This year's numbers: 63gp, 5g, 10a, 15p, 6.8sh% Video: IN: Brett Connolly Not Tim Connolly Cap Hit: 851k (Entry-Level Contract) Career Numbers: 134gp, 18g, 14a, 32p, 9.5sh% ZS Adj CF% since 2007: 46.5% This year's numbers: 50gp, 12g, 3a, 15p, 16.2sh% Video: IN: Paul Carey AHL player IN: Zach Phillips AHL...

Happy deadline day!

I'm sure you're all waking up and wondering "what's a Brett Connoly?" I don't know, either. Hopefully he keeps Gregory Campbell in the press box. It's trade deadline day. Who do you think the Bruins should grab?
Raw Charge Mar 2, 2015

Brett Connolly and Radko Gudas traded in separate deals; Tampa Bay Lightning also acquire D Braydon Coburn from Philadelphia Flyers

After weeks of Tampa Bay leaning towards no moves at all, Steve Yzerman makes two blockbuster deals in the middle of the night, shipping out Brett Connolly to a division opponent and acquiring Braydon Coburn by flipping injured D Radko Gudas. After weeks of trending towards "prices are too high" and "the Lightning might stand pat at the deadline" Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman found a way to do it to us again. A pair of late-night trades -- reported and confirmed after midnight EST -- have sent F Brett Connolly to the Boston Bruins for a pair of 2nd round picks (one each in 2015 and...

Bruins Add Brett Connolly From Tampa

Ugh. The #bruins have acquired Brett Connolly from #TBLightning for two second-round picks. #NHLTrade — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) March 2, 2015 Peter finally did something, in the form of shipping two second round picks to Tampa Bay in exchange for 22-year-old winger Brett Connolly. The Campbell River, British Columbia native has 12 goals and 15 points in 50 games for the Lightning this year. So, there's some offensive upside here but his development never blossomed as much as Tampa hoped, considering they drafted Connolly 6th overall in 2010. Personally, two second-round...

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