'Connolly gets a ten percent bump to $1,364,275, but will make around 50-grand if he's sent to Rochester. Connolly must be paid even if there's a lockout since he missed all of last season with a concussion so he'd go down the thruway for sure then. He still would have to clear NHL waivers.'
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'The team also reached deals with backup goaltender Mika Noronen and defenseman Rory Fitzpatrick. Both were scheduled for salary arbitration hearings within two weeks. Connolly will make $1.36 million, 10 percent more than last year.'
'The last time he was a restricted free agent he held out, but felt the money was fair this time.'