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Amerks Sign Amherst, NY Native Frank Hora


(Rochester, NY) – Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced that the team has signed defenseman Frank Hora to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season.

Hora, 23, joins the Amerks after spending the majority of the 2018-19 season with the Reading Royals (ECHL), where he recorded 17 points (2+15) in a career-high 70 games. Additionally, he appeared in one game with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL).

In 162 career games with Reading, Hora totaled 31 points (3+28) while also registering one assist in 12 games at the American Hockey League level between the Cleveland Monsters and Phantoms.

Prior to turning pro, the Amherst, NY, native played four seasons with the Kitchener Rangers (OHL), where he produced 91 points (11+80) in 241 career games. In his final season with the Rangers, the 6-foot-2, 209-pound defenseman finished second among all blueliners with five goals while serving as team captain.

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