Bert Connelly

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Bert Connelly
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Bert Connelly with the New York Rangers
Born (1909-04-22)April 22, 1909
Montreal, QC, CAN
Died July 2, 1990(1990-07-02) (aged 81)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1928–1946

Albert Patrick Connelly (April 22, 1909 – July 2, 1990) was a Canadian left winger in the NHL. He played for the New York Rangers and the Chicago Black Hawks. He was born in Montreal, Quebec.

Playing career[edit]

Although his NHL career was brief, (19351938) he had a long career both before and after his NHL service. From 1929–1931 he played for 3 teams in Montreal's MCHL the Montreal Eurekas, the Montreal CNR, and the Montreal Columbus. He later played for the Verdun CPR, and the Moncton Hawks. The Hawks won 2 Allan Cups during his time with the team.

In 1935 he finally got his chance in the NHL when he was signed by the New York Rangers. He played with the Rangers for 2 seasons. He played the 1937 season with the Philadelphia Ramblers of the IAHL. He began the next season with the Springfield Indians. midway through the 1938 season he was picked up by the Chicago Black Hawks. He helped the team win the Stanley Cup that spring.

After his Stanley Cup triumph with the Chicago Black Hawks his NHL career was over. He remained an active player in the minor leagues until 1946 when he retired from hockey. He died in 1990 in Montreal, Quebec.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Quebec Death Index

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