NewsSports Update: Brett Connolly headed to AHL after clearing waivers SHARE ON: Brendan Pawliw, staff Wednesday, Oct. 6th, 2021 Brett Connolly poses with the Stanley Cup in Prince George in 2018 | My PG Now Update: 8:00 p.m. Wednesday The Chicago Blackhawks have sent Brett Connolly to their AHL farm team after he cleared waivers. The Chicago Blackhawks have sent ex @PGCougars forward Brett Connolly of @CityofPG to their AHL farm team, Rockford IceHogs. The Blackhawks made the move after the 29-year-old Connolly cleared waivers. https://t.co/FgiIvrajM6 — Hartley Miller (@Hartley_Miller) October 7, 2021 Original story: Former Prince George Cougars star Brett Connolly has hit another bump in the road. The 29-year-old has been placed on waivers by the Chicago Blackhawks and will likely head to the AHL’s Rockford Ice Hogs if unclaimed. In April, he was dealt to the Windy City by the Florida Panthers in a five-player deal. Two years ago, he signed a four-year, $14-million contract with the Panthers. Connolly captured the Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals in 2018. He has 194 career points (101 goals, 93 assists) in 527 career NHL games.