[Editor's Note: Stat Count highlights the Buffalo Sabres accomplishments on the ice in the 2009-10 season. Each week, Stat Count will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week centers on center Tim Connolly.]
Consecutive games in which Connolly recorded an assist, marking a team high for the 2009-10 season. The streak began Jan. 6 against the Tampa Bay Lightning and continued until Jan. 21 in Los Angeles.
Consecutive games Connolly registered at least one point. The point streak included seven goals and 18 helpers, and spanned for more than a month (beginning Dec. 23 and ending Jan. 25). The streak was the third longest in franchise history as well as the third longest for the NHL’s 2009-10 season.
Multi-point games scored by Connolly to lead the Sabres in that category. The center had 13 two-point performances, 3 three-point performances, and even a four-point game on the year.
Points scored on the power play (7+20) in the 2009-10 campaign, making Connolly the team leader. Only Derek Roy came close to the total with 25 points with the man advantage.
Assists scored by Connolly, marking not only a team high, but a career high for the center. The 29 year old also set a new career high with 65 points on the year.
Career NHL goal scored on Jan. 19 against the Anaheim Ducks. Connolly finished the year with 105 career goals.
Career NHL point scored on Nov. 6; an assist against the Philadelphia Flyers. Connolly now has a total of 353 career points through nine NHL seasons.
Career NHL game, played on Nov. 7 against the Boston Bruins. Connolly played 73 games in the 2009-10 season, finishing the year with 559 career games played.