On Friday October 23rd, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits announced the signing of American defensemen and New York native, Frank Hora. The two sides agreed to terms on a standard player contract for the upcoming season.
Hora, 24-years-old, has had lots of experience at the professional hockey level. Prior to making his debut, however, Hora played for the Kitchener Rangers in the OHL from 2013-17.
During the 2014-15 season, Hora racked up his career high of 33 points in 66 games. The Rangers would go on to play six playoff games where the right-handed shooter would score two goals and two assists. In his last year with the Rangers in 2015-16, Hora was named as captain and led them back to the playoffs where they’d appear in three games.
Back in 2017, Hora, a two-way defensemen, signed his first pro contract in the ECHL. Doing so with the Reading Royals, Hora played 62 games, scoring a single goal and 13 assists for 14 points. During the 2018-19 season, Hora would play in eight more games, where he racked up a total of 17 points.
Last season, before the league halted play, Hora joined the Cincinnati Cyclones, racking up four goals along with 12 assists. At 6’2, he would end the shortened season with a Plus/Minus rating of +11.