Jack Connolly (ice hockey, born 1989)

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Jack Connolly
Jack Connolly AIK-Färjestad 2014-01-18.jpg
Born (1989-08-15) August 15, 1989 (age 25)
Duluth, MN, USA
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
SHL team Färjestad BK
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present

Jack Connolly (born August 15, 1989) is an American ice hockey player who is currently playing for Färjestad BK in Elitserien. Connolly helped UMD to their first ever NCAA Men's Hockey Championship in 2011. As a senior in 2011-12, Jack finished the regular season ranked second in the nation in scoring and 8th on the Minnesota-Duluth career points with 197 points. Jack Connolly played in every Minnesota-Duluth hockey game during his four years (166). Jack played his high school hockey at the Marshall School, in Duluth, Minnesota. His older brother Chris was a standout skater at Boston University and served as a co-captain in 2010–11 and lone Captain in 2011–12. From the season of 2012–13 Jack will play in the Swedish team Färjestad BK in Elitserien

Jack Connolly was named All-American three times and on April 6, 2012, Connolly won the 2012 Hobey Baker award.

Connolly played junior hockey in the United States Hockey League with the Sioux Falls Stampede during the 2007–08 season.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA First Team 2009–10
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 2009–10
All-WCHA First Team 2010–11 [1]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 2010–11
All-WCHA First Team 2011–12
AHCA West First-Team All-American 2011–12


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Matt Frattin
WCHA Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Drew LeBlanc
Preceded by
Andy Miele
Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
Succeeded by
Drew LeBlanc