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Connolly Barrett #33


Connolly "Condog" Barrett, #33

What is your earliest memory of skating? Learn to Skate at RMU.

Favorite inspirational quote?  “I don’t stop when I am tired. I stop when I am done” - David Goggins

Who has most influenced you?  Why?  My greatest influence is my dad. He has been with me on and off the ice since I was born. He always motivates me to work hard and I always grew up wanting to be the athlete he was.

What are 3 songs on your playlist that get you focused before a game?  Reckless Love by Cory Ashbury, Dreams and Nightmares by Meek Mill, and Set a Fire by Will Reagan

What's your favorite celebration move?  Jumping into the boards.

What is your favorite sports movie?  Rudy

What is your favorite pre-game meal?  Spaghetti and meatballs.

Any special tradition you have before games? Just to take a pregame nap and listen to certain songs to get focused.

Who is your favorite PR teacher?  I have had many great teachers but one teacher that really helped me in school was Ms. Bittner. She worked with me when I was struggling to understand topics and was always willing to help whether it was physics related or not.

What are your future plans after graduation?  Attend college to pursue an accounting degree.

Do you plan to continue playing hockey after graduation?  Most likely not.

What is some advice you have for current and future hockey players?  Create opportunities for yourself by working hard and take advantage of opportunities by working even harder. The player or team that wants it more will be the one that succeeds. 

What is your favorite subject in school?  Math 

What is your best PR Hockey memory?  Getting called up to Varsity for the first time or winning the JV championship.

If a movie was made about your life what actor would you like to portray you?  Matt Damon

Would you like to say anything else to your teammates, coaches, family, etc.  To my teammates and coaches, It has been an honor and privilege to get the opportunity to play alongside you all. Everyone has welcomed me in and I have created life long friends. Most importantly I would like to thank my family and God for allowing me to play hockey. They have been with me every step of the way and I appreciate all the work they have done in my life.