The Solar Bears are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning and the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch.
Baillargeon, 24, was acquired from the South Carolina Stingrays on March 8 in exchange for future considerations, and produced four assists and six penalty minutes in eight games with the Solar Bears. In six postseason contests, he tacked on another assist and two penalty minutes.
In 29 total pro games between Orlando and South Carolina, Baillargeon has generated 13 assists and 14 penalty minutes.
Prior to turning pro, the Enfield, Connecticut native completed his collegiate career at Arizona State University, where he played as a graduate student transfer for the Sun Devils for the 2016-17 season. Baillargeon played in 28 games and tied for the team lead in scoring with 21 points (9g-12a). Baillargeon played three seasons from 2013-16 as an undergraduate for Boston University, helping lead the Terriers to a Hockey East championship and an appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four title game in 2015. Baillargeon suited up for 101 games and registered 55 points (19g-36a) while at B.U.
Baillargeon also played two seasons of junior hockey in the United States Hockey League with the Indiana Ice and Omaha Lancers, notching 89 points (32g-57a) and 84 penalty minutes over 109 games.
Baillargeon was a fifth-round selection (#136 overall) of the Ottawa Senators in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.