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Brett Connolly

Brett Connolly  #14

Boston Bruins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: May 2, 1992  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Campbell River, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 193 DRAFTED: TBL / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015-16: Has single assists each in 3 of his last 7 games, 11/12 vs COL, 11/17 vs SJ & 11/19 vs MIN ... Has 4-5=9 totals in 9 of his last 15 gp, including a career-best 5-gm pt streak from 10/21-31 ... Recorded his 1st pt of the season w/an assist 10/14 at COL ... Multi-Pt Gms: 0 ... Inj: 0 ... DND: 1. Tm Rec in Lineup: 11-8-1 ... Out: 1-0-0 ... w/G: 3-0-1 ... w/A: 2-3-0 ... w/Pt: 5-3-1 ... PP Pts: 0-2=2 ... GW Pts: 1-1=2 2014-15: Began season in TB (12-3=15 in 50 gp) before his Mar. 2 trade to BOS (0-2=2 in 5 gp) ... Fractured a finger in his 2nd BOS practice & missed his 1st 15 games w/the team.
WHL Rookie of the Year (2009) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2009) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (2009) AHL Second All-Star Team (2013) Missed majority of 2009-10 due to pre-season hip injury. Traded to Boston by Tampa Bay for Boston's 2nd round choice (Matthew Spencer) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 2, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016