ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Braydon Barker on a contract for the 2021-22 season.
Barker completed his collegiate hockey career during the 2020-21 campaign with the Concordia University Wisconsin Falcons, recording 26 points (1g-25a) in 21 games to lead all NCAA Division III defensemen in scoring. Barker was also named to the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Conference Team.
The 24-year-old departs the Falcons as the program’s all-time leading scorer with 92 points (16g-76a) in 93 career games. Barker’s 76 career assists are also a school record. Barker was twice named to the NCHA All-Conference Team (2017-18 and 2020-21) and earned American Hockey Coaches Association All-American Second Team honors as a freshman.
The native of Red Deer, Alberta also played Junior A hockey for the Olds Grizzlys of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, producing 20 points (6g-14a) in 83 career games.