Name: Patrick Connelly
Hometown: Chicago, Ill
Q: How would you describe your playing style?
A: Aggressive as I can be, I like to focus on winning the small battles. I also like to use my shot to my advantage by getting a lot of pucks to the net and capitalize on scoring opportunities.
Q: If you had to pick an NHL’er that you resemble on the ice, who would it be?
A: Marian Hossa. I’m not sure exactly why.
Q: How long have you been playing hockey?
A: Since I was 5.
Q: Favorite hockey memory?
A: Senior season of high school. Mostly because we finished 10th in the state of Illinois, but also because of the group of guys we had on the team as well as we were able to beat (freshman) Joey Gurgone’s Fenwick Friars
Q: Favorite Butler Hockey memory?
A: First home game against IUPUI—it was cool to see all the support we got and see the beginning of something special.
Q: Pregame meal/routine?
A: I always have to eat my turkey sandwich.
Q: Favorite goal celebration?
A: Whatever comes to mind. I’m not really a flashy person but I guess it all depends on the situation of the goal.