Connecticut native Robbie Baillargeon selected in 2012 NHL Draft

Former Enfield High School standout Robbie Baillargeon was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 5th round of the 2012 NHL Draft.
(Watch post-draft interview video.)

Baillargeon played this past season with the Indiana Ice of the USHL, where he posted a 14-34-48 line in 54 regular season games. After his freshman year at Enfield High School (2008-2009), Baillargeon transferred to Cushing Academy (Ashburnham, MA). He spent two years at Cushing before making the leap to the USHL last summer.


List of 2012 NHL draft picks with ties to Connecticut:

ROUND OVERALL TEAM PLAYER POS. AMATEUR TEAM HOMETOWN
2 59 Cristoval "Boo" Nieves C Kent Baldwinsville, NY
3 75 Jon Gillies G Indiana Ice (USHL)
** previously played for Salisbury School.
South Portland, ME
3 78 Shayne Gostisbehere D Union College
** previously played for South Kent School.
Margate, FL
5 136 Robert Baillargeon C Indiana Ice (USHL) Enfield, CT
5 140 Michael Mckee D Lincoln Stars (USHL)
** previously played for Kent.
Newmarket, Ontario