Solar Bears acquire defenseman Zach Todd from Oilers

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has acquired rookie defenseman Zach Todd from the Tulsa Oilers in exchange for forward Robbie Baillargeon.

Todd, 25, enters his first full season of professional hockey after signing with the Oilers this summer, following a brief stint with the Atlanta Gladiators at the end of the 2017-18 season. In four games with Atlanta, the 5-foot-10, 181-pound blueliner recorded one goal.

Prior to turning pro, the Holden, Massachusetts native played college hockey for Mercyhurst University, where he collected 53 points (10g-43a) and 64 penalty minutes in 104 games for the Lakers program.

Baillargeon, 24, appeared in eight games with Orlando last season and recorded four assists and four penalty minutes after his acquisition from the South Carolina Stingrays. He re-signed with Orlando on Aug. 23.

An updated PDF version of Orlando’s training camp roster can be found by clicking here.

Opening Night:

The Solar Bears open the 2018-19 season – presented by XYMOPrint – when they host the Atlanta Gladiators at the Rink at Amway Center on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale: 

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Memberships for the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In six seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs four times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at