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Brian Connelly

Brian Connelly  #56

Defenseman
NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: June 10, 1986
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Bloomington, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Left
AHL Second All-Star Team (2012) Signed as a free agent by Chicago, March 26, 2009. Traded to Calgary by Chicago for Brendan Morrison, January 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 6, 2012. Traded to Chicago by Minnesota for Brad Winchester, February 26, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Leksands (Sweden), July 11, 2014.
Quote of the Day

That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3