Despite nagging injuries, Connolly still considered a difference maker

Via: Buffalo News

‘“I’m by far in the best condition of my life, bar none,” Connolly said. “All the physical testing results are the highest I’ve had in my career. It was a long summer of rehab and training and getting ready. The goal is playing every game. Contribute at both ends of the rink and contribute on the special teams because I feel like I can make the team better in those areas.”’