Connolly, Afinogenov skate in practice

Via: Buffalo News

'Coach Lindy Ruff said Connolly would be used in a limited role should he come back. “I don’t think we’re going to get him in good enough shape to play him in a regular line status,” Ruff said. “He may be able to get nine, 10 minutes and the special teams type of time. And that might be effective enough. If that area helps our team, we’d love to utilize him in that sense.”'