Connolly Will Not Be Paid During The Lockout


'Lindy Ruff would like Connolly to play in Rochester, but Buffalo can't force him. Connolly could sign a deal with any minor league franchise or he could accept a two week conditioning assignment in Rochester like Dominik Hasek has done in Ottawa. That can be renewed every two weeks indefinitely. If he does that, then Buffalo would have to pay him so that is unlikely.'