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Brett Connolly | Winger | #10

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/2/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (6) / TB
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Brett Connolly registered an assist in Washington's 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh Wednesday night.
Connolly has a goal and two points in four games this season. That's a solid start, but he's not expected to have much fantasy value in standard leagues in 2017-18. Oct 12 - 11:12 AM

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Brett Connolly found the back of the net in Washington's 5-4 shootout victory over Ottawa.

Connolly set a career-high last season with 15 goals in 66 games. Despite scoring in the opener, he might finish below that goal mark in 2017-18. Keep in mind he only logged 11:11 minutes in Thursday's contest.
Oct 6 - 10:52 AM

Brett Connolly will battle for a top-six forward spot at training camp.

There appears to be a position open alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov. "I think everything will take care of itself and they are going to try guys in different spots," said Connolly. "But you know, if I slip into that second power-play unit where [Justin] Williams was last year, I think I can do well there and I'm not really too worried about who I'm going to play with this year." He was comfortable playing on the third line with Lars Eller last season and wouldn't mind playing there again.
Sep 20 - 4:03 PM

Brett Connolly has agreed to a two-year contract with the Washington Capitals.

Connolly's new contract has an annual average value of $1.5 million. He didn't receive a qualifying offer from the Capitals, but he was still expected to stay with the team.
Jun 26 - 9:31 PM

Brett Connolly did not receive a qualifying offer from the Capitals.

However, Connolly is still talking contract with Washington and it's expected that he will re-sign. If a new deal isn't worked out before July 1 then he can test free agency. Connolly generated 23 points in 66 games last season.
Jun 26 - 6:45 PM

Brett Connolly is expected to get a qualifying offer from the Capitals.

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan envisions Connolly playing on the third line next season. Getting Connolly and the team's other restricted free agents is a top priority this off-season for MacLellan.
May 30 - 2:56 PM

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.
Source: NHL.com
May 10 - 7:35 PM

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Tyler Graovac
4Jakub Vrana
5Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Devante Smith-Pelly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Taylor Chorney
6Christian Djoos
7Madison Bowey
8Aaron Ness
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer