Panthers sign forward Brett Connolly to four-year contract

Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly celebrates his goal. (Nick Wass/AP)

The Florida Panthers have signed forward Brett Connolly for the next four years.

According to reports, Connolly’s new contract carries a $3.25 million average annual value through 2022-23.

The 2010 first-round pick took a while to hit his stride in the NHL, but thrived over his past three seasons with the Washington Capitals. The 27-year-old, who won the Stanley Cup with the Capitals in 2018, is coming off his best campaign yet with 22 goals and 46 points to his name in 81 games in 2018-19.

“Brett is a Stanley Cup Champion who knows what it takes to win in this league,” said Panthers GM Dale Tallon in a press release. “He brings a dimension of both size and skill to our young forward group and will strengthen our depth.”

July 1, 2019


Brett Connolly

Florida Panthers
4 yrs
Free Agency
$3.25 million
$13 million

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