Connolly climbs from sidelines to top line

Via: Buffalo News

‘“If he could possibly have any more motivation — not that he would need any, but if you do — that would give him a little extra motivation to perform even better, a little fire in his belly,” Sabres forward Adam Mair said. “He probably wants to go in there and play great and exact a little bit of recognition for himself and just continue to build off what he’s done.”’