Bruins' Connolly sidelined with broken finger

Boston, MA ( - Boston Bruins forward Brett Connolly will be sidelined for six weeks because of a broken finger.

Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Connolly was hurt during practice on Wednesday and suffered a displaced fracture in his right index finger.

Connolly was just acquired by the Bruins from Tampa Bay in a trade deadline deal on Monday. He has 12 goals and three assists in 50 games this season.