Brian Connelly (D)
Career Notes: Enters his fifth full season of pro hockey in 2013-14. 2012-13: Led Aeros in Assists, inlcuding power-play assists (20). Was third in overall scoring. 2011-12: Skated 72 AHL games with Rockford and Abbotsford, totaling 52 points (6-46=52) to rank second in league amongst defensemen…Named Second Team All-AHL…Made second straight AHL All-Star Game appearance…Acquired by Calgary from Chicago for Brendan Morrison (2/27)…2010-11: Finished sixth among AHL defensemen in scoring with 52 points (11-41=52) and second amongst AHL blueliners with four GWG…Named to AHL All-Star Game…2009-10: Honored as the Rockford’s Rookie of the Year after notching 35 points (4-31=35) in 78 games…2008-09: Upon completing collegiate play, joined Rockford for nine games, totaling three points (1-2=3)...College: Recorded 63 points (8-55=63) and 100 PIM in 114 games during three seasons at Colorado College (2006-09) where he was teammates with Chad Rau…Played high school hockey at Bloomington Jefferson.