Born on April 22nd, 1909 in Montreal, Quebec Bert Connelly played for the New York Rangers and the Chicago Black Hawks in the National Hockey League. The left winger had three years with the Moncton Hawks under his belt when he signed a free agent contract with the New York Rangers in 1934.
Connelly played 47 games with the Broadway Blueshirts in 1934-35 and registered 21 points including 10 goals. The following year Connelly added 25 games to his Rangers resume and added four more points to his totals.
The 1936-37 season Connelly was out of the NHL, spending his full year with the Philadelphia Ramblers of the American Hockey League, but he returned to the bigs the next year. The Chicago Black Hawks signed him to a contract late in the 1937-38 season allowing him to play 15 games in the Windy City.
Connelly's NHL career was over after his time with the 'Hawks, but he continued to play at the minor pro level. Connelly spent eight more seasons as a left winger for seven different clubs before retiring in 1946.