Brett Connolly was drafted sixth overall by Tampa Bay in 2010. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
If Brett Connolly feels he took a step back by spending this year in the American League you would never know it by his attitude. Excluding a short stint with Canada at the world juniors, Connolly played the entire 2011-12 season with the Tampa Bay Lightning, but entering his sophomore campaign the organization thought it was in his best interest to further develop his game with their AHL affiliate.
THN’s Ryan Kennedy talks to the second-year professional about his time with the Syracuse Crunch, the talent level in the AHL post-lockout, and more.
REPORTER: Ryan Kennedy | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper