Brian Connelly

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Brian Connelly
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Born (1984-10-17) October 17, 1984 (age 36)
Bloomington, MIN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Chicago Blackhawks
Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Brian Connelly (born June 10, 1986 in Bloomington, Minnesota) is a professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Rockford IceHogs which are the AHL farm team of the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL.

He played hockey collegically for the Colorado College Tigers for 3 seasons. Connelly also played 3 seasons with the Rockford IceHogs before he was traded to the Calgary Flames by the Blackhawks in exchange for Brendan Morrison on January 27, 2012.[1]

On July 6, 2012, he signed as a two-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild.[2] On February 26, 2014, Connelly was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Brad Winchester.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Blackhawks acquire Brendan Morrison". NHL.com.
  2. "Wild signs defenseman Brian Connelly". Minnesota Star Tribune. Retrieved 2014-03-06.
  3. "Blackhawks acquire Connelly from Minnesota". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-03-06.

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