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Brett Connolly | Winger | #10

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/2/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 194
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (6) / TB
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Brett Connolly is a healthy scratch for Game 7 on Wednesday.
Connolly was used regularly in the first round, but he's only appeared in one game during the Capitals' series with Pittsburgh. He has no points and a minus-two rating in seven postseason games in 2017. May 10 - 7:35 PM
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Brett Connolly is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 5 against the Penguins on Saturday night.

It sounds like the Caps won't make any lineup changes, which means they'll roll with 11 forwards and seven defensemen. Connolly has no points and a minus-2 rating in seven games this postseason. Paul Carey and Taylor Chorney are also expected to watch from the press box.
May 6 - 6:06 PM

Brett Connolly is going to be a healthy scratch in Game 4 against Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Connolly skated on the fourth line during the pre-game warmup, but the Caps will go with seven defensemen tonight. Connolly has no points and a minus-2 rating in seven games this postseason. Paul Carey, Chandler Stephenson and Taylor Chorney will also watch the game from the press box.
May 3 - 7:28 PM

Brett Connolly was on the fourth line during Wednesday's morning skate, but he will probably be scratched again in Game 4 versus Pittsburgh.

Washington will likely stick to dressing seven defensemen after it proved to be useful in Game 3's overtime win over the Penguins. Coach Barry Trotz said that will be a game-time decision. Connolly hasn't played since Game 1 of Round 2 against Pittsburgh.
May 3 - 12:27 PM

Brett Connolly is projected to return to action in Game 1 on Thursday against Toronto.

Connolly is slated to skate to the left of Lars Eller and Andre Burakovsky on the team's third line. He posted a career-best 15 goals along with 23 points in 66 games this season.
Source: Katie Brown
Apr 13 - 6:33 PM

Brett Connolly (illness) was back on the ice for Tuesday's practice.

Connolly sat out the last two games of the regular season because he wasn't feeling well. He skated on the third line with Lars Eller and Andre Burakovsky, so he's likely to be ready for Thursday night.
Apr 11 - 3:17 PM

Brett Connolly (illness) won't play on Sunday against Florida.

Through 66 games this season he posted 15 goals and 23 points with 89 hits.
Apr 9 - 5:30 PM

Brett Connolly (illness) will miss Saturday's game in Boston.

Connolly won't even join the Capitals on the one-game road trip. Despite that, he is considered probable for Sunday's contest.
Apr 7 - 12:55 PM

Brett Connolly is dealing with an illness.

Connolly missed Friday's practice as a result. Consider him questionable for Saturday's game.
Apr 7 - 11:26 AM

Brett Connolly scored in Washington's 2-1 OT loss to the Nashville Predators.

Connolly opened the scoring at the 11:41 mark of the first period. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating and one shot on goal in 8:25 of ice time. Connolly has 15 goals and six assists in 56 games this season. He doesn't receive enough ice time to be relevant in standard fantasy leagues.
Mar 16 - 10:44 PM

Brett Connolly scored in Washington's 4-2 loss at San Jose on Thursday.

The goal was Connolly's 14th of the season and snaps a three game point-less streak for him. He scored in just 9:09 minutes of ice-time. Daniel Winnik scored the other goal for the Capitals who had their main stars silent on this night.
Mar 10 - 2:50 AM

Brett Connolly is on a four-game point streak.

Connolly had a goal and an assist in Washington's 5-0 win over Carolina on Tuesday. He's up to 11 goals and 16 points in 40 games.
Feb 8 - 6:42 AM

Brett Connolly is having some season for the Capitals thus far.

He tallied both a goal and an assist during Sunday's 5-0 win over the Kings. In doing so Connolly now has 10 goals and 14 points in 36 games thus far. It's also the first time since 2014-15 that he has reached the double-digit goal mark when he scored 12 for Tampa Bay.
Feb 5 - 3:41 PM

Brett Connolly scored his fourth goal of the season during the 6-2 win over the Devils.

He's now up five points in 21 games this season, which unfortunate still probably relegates him to the waiver wire in most pools.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 04:58:00 PM

Brett Connolly feels he should be playing regularly with the Capitals.

"I feel like I deserve to be in the lineup. Hopefully, it's a matter of time before I can get in there and be kept in there, so we'll see what happens," said Connolly prior to Friday's match against Tampa Bay. "It'll be really good for me if I can have a good game tonight, go into the Christmas break and feel good about myself and come back strong." He logged 11:31 of ice time versus the Lightning and finished with a plus-1 rating. Connolly has three goals and one assist in 18 appearances this year.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 10:23:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Matt Niskanen
4Karl Alzner
5Brooks Orpik
6Dmitry Orlov
7Nate Schmidt
8Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer