Connolly helps Sabres roll into the regular season

Via: LetsGoSabres.com

‘Connolly’s goal was especially pleasing for the fans, as the center was finally able to suit up for his first preseason game. The Syracuse-native had been sidelined with a groin injury suffered during an intra-squad scrimmage prior to the team’s first game against Columbus last week. Lying on his stomach in front of the Penguins’ net, Connolly tapped the puck past starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury for the goal and the eventual win.’