A Duluth native and role model, Connolly is two-time NCAA Ice Hockey All American who lit up the WCHA this past season winning the regular season conference scoring title, being named a First Team all-star for the third consecutive year and as the WCHA Player of the Year. He is a tremendous playmaker.
Connolly never missed a college game, dressing for 166 straight games for the UMD Bulldogs.
Jack is as determined off the ice as he was on it. A Communications major sporting a 3.3 GPA, he is a three-time All-Academic Student-Athlete in the WCHA. He’s also very active in community endeavors helping with trash clean-up in the Adopt-A-Highway program, visiting Duluth hospitals, volunteering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and working with various cancer fund-raisers.
Jack will be on hand to will sign autographs and throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game in the main concourse. Tickets are available by calling 218-786-9909 or go online at www.duluthhuskies.com
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