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63: Brendan Connolly

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Brendan Connolly
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Brendan Connolly is a forward with a left shot, will bring both skill and grit to the Giants lineup.

Connolly, whose father hails from Newry, Co.Down, joins the Giants from Rungstead in Denmark where he helped the team to the Danish Championship. In 2016/17 Connolly was the league’s most penalised player with 187 penalty minutes as well as finishing fifth in the league’s points standings with 20 goals and 28 assists, good for 48 points in 42 games.

Connolly iced with Ryan Martinelli in 2015/16 with Fehérvár of the Austrian Hockey League and was also a teammate of Blair Riley when the pair played NCAA hockey together at Ferris State University 2006-2009.

The 31 year old Canadian helped the Alaska Aces to the ECHL’s Kelly Cup in 2013/14 while he was an Assistant Captain with the American team.

Playing History

2018-2019Glasgow ClanEIHL 3358232043
2018-2019Glasgow ClanEIHL Cup CUP814268
2017-2018Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS22000
2017-2018Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP102851116
2017-2018Belfast GiantsEIHL 53154274673
2016-2017Rungsted Seier CapitalDenmark 42186202848
2016-2017Rungsted Seier CapitalDenmark PLAYOFFS24011
2016-2017Rungsted Seier CapitalDanish Cup CUP54202
2015-2016SC RiesserseeDEL2 PLAYOFFS38202
2015-2016Fehérvár AV19EBEL 3662101727
2015-2016SC RiesserseeDEL2 154751015
2014-2015Alaska AcesECHL 62112314677
2013-2014Abbotsford HeatAHL 60112
2013-2014Alaska AcesECHL PLAYOFFS193631619
2013-2014Alaska AcesECHL 51109222749
2012-2013Greenville Swamp RabbitsECHL PLAYOFFS56011
2012-2013Greenville Swamp RabbitsECHL 65113243660
2011-2012Greenville Swamp RabbitsECHL 40143243256
2011-2012Greenville Swamp RabbitsECHL PLAYOFFS316112
2011-2012Texas StarsAHL 127022
2010-2011Greenville Swamp RabbitsECHL PLAYOFFS10247310
2010-2011Greenville Swamp RabbitsECHL 4576222850
2010-2011Adirondack PhantomsAHL 32000
2009-2010Elmira JackalsECHL 5581121426
2009-2010Elmira JackalsECHL PLAYOFFS58235
2008-2009Ferris State Univ.NCAA 35109101828
2008-2009Elmira JackalsECHL 12107613
2008-2009Elmira JackalsECHL PLAYOFFS810224
2007-2008Ferris State Univ.NCAA 3872131124
2006-2007Ferris State Univ.NCAA 3855111122
2005-2006Ferris State Univ.NCAA 3650167
2004-2005Brooks BanditsAJHL 58210315384
2003-2004Brooks BanditsAJHL 56199172239
2002-2003Canmore EaglesAJHL 35744812
2002-2003Brooks BanditsAJHL 1765268
2000-2001Airdrie Xtreme Bantam AAAAMBHL 3111872229