Brendan Connolly (C)
2013-14: Put up 49 points in 51 games and was second with 109 penalty minutes ... led the Aces in power play goals (8) ... posted 13 multi point games ... had a season high four points (4 assists) vs. Las Vegas on 1/18 ... posted five multi point games in the playoffs ... ranked second in Aces playoff scoring with 19 points in 19 games (+14 rating) ... led the Kelly Cup Finals with six assists (had 2 in the Cup clinching Game 6 at Cincinnati, 6/9)
CAREER: Last season - Hit a career-high 60 points (24g-36a) in 65 games ... was second on Greenville which finished in the top 20 of ECHL scoring ... his 24 goals marked the third straight season that he reached the 20-goal plateau ... tied for sixth on Greenville in plus-minus (+14), third in power play points (12), second in penalty minutes (113) and tied for the lead in game-winning goals (4) ... had assists in seven straight roadgames (1/18-2/2), tied for the second longest in ECHL ... buried a career high four goals on 1/11/13 vs. Orlando ... carries 205 points in 217 career ECHL games with Greenville and Elmira ... finished over a point per game in 2011-12 with 56 points (24g-32a) in 40 games with Greenville, adding to a +17 rating and career high 143 penalty minutes ... in 2010-11, was named a starter (did not play due to injury) for the ECHL All-Star Game ... honored as co-recipient of the Reebok ECHL Plus Performer of the Year award with a career-high +28 rating, adding to 50 points in 45 games with the Road Warriors ... has also contributed with 22 points (12g-10a) in 31 career Kelly Cup Playoff games ... took ECHL Player of the Month honors for November ... has appeared in 15 career AHL games with Texas and Adirondack while picking up a pair of assists ... scored a goal (game winner) and added an assist in his professional debut on 3/13/09 at Dayton ... earned first career hat trick on 12/23/11 vs. Reading ... has tied his career high of four points on three separate occasions
HOW ACQUIRED: From the Greenville Road Warriors on Aug. 29, 2013 in exchange for the rights to forward J.M. Rizk.