Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Bert Connelly
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.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1928-29 Montreal Eurekas MCHL 10 0 10
1928-29 Montreal CNR MCHL 7 0 7
1929-30 Montreal Columbus MCHL 10 0 0 0 11
1930-31 Verdun CPR MCHL
1931-32 Moncton Hawks NBSHL 24 10 4 14 44 5 0 0 0 4
1932-33 Moncton Hawks MSHL 26 6 3 9 37 5 2 0 2 8
1932-33 Moncton Hawks Al-Cup 8 5 0 5 6
1933-34 Moncton Hawks NBSHL 29 14 11 25 31 3 5 2 7 2
1933-34 Moncton Hawks Al-Cup 11 5 3 8 10
1934-35 New York Rangers NHL 47 10 11 21 23 4 1 0 1 0
1935-36 New York Rangers NHL 25 2 2 4 10
1936-37 Philadelphia Ramblers IAHL 45 9 12 21 35 3 0 0 0 0
1937-38 Springfield Indians IAHL 29 5 9 14 31
1937-38 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 15 1 2 3 4 10 0 0 0 0
1938-39 Springfield Indians IAHL 45 15 12 27 30 3 0 0 0 0
1939-40 St. Paul Saints AHA 46 24 25 49 53 7 4 2 6 21
1940-41 St. Paul Saints AHA 46 16 11 27 31 4 0 0 0 4
1941-42 Fort Worth Rangers AHA 49 27 32 59 36 5 3 0 3 6
1942-43 Montreal Royals QSHL 14 3 5 8 2
1943-44 Montreal Canada Car MCHL 11 12 10 22 4
1944-45 Valleyfield Braves QPHL 35 23 23 46 26 11 7 4 11 6
1944-45 Valleyfield Braves Al-Cup 3 2 0 2 2
1945-46 St-Hyacinthe Saints QPHL 17 13 10 23 33 4 1 2 3 2
NHL Totals 87 13 15 28 37 14 1 0 1 0


AHA First All-Star Team (1942) Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 26, 1934. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, February 7, 1938.