News:Brian Connelly has been sidelined at Houston of the AHL with an undisclosed injury, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Analysis:Brian Connelly wasn't a candidate to begin the season in the NHL, but his injury adds to Minnesota's depth issues on the blue line.
News:Brian Connelly signed a two-year, two-way deal with Minnesota on Friday, Minneapolis Star Tribune writer Michael Russo reports.
Analysis:Brian Connelly is mostly off the fantasy radar as a 26-year-old 'prospect,' but he could be worth monitoring in deep leagues due to his solid offensive production at the AHL level.
News: Calgary traded for Brian Connelly on Friday in exchange for Brendan Morrison, CalgaryFlames.com reports.
Analysis: Although he's 25, Brian Connelly is still a prospect who hasn't seen the NHL. He has been a fairly productive defenseman in the AHL as far as offense goes, however, totaling 36 points (five goals) in 44 games this year.