Frank Hora spent last season in the ECHL. ©2019, Hickling Images

Amerks sign Cheektowaga’s Frank Hora to AHL contract

The Rochester Americans have signed defenseman Frank Hora and forward Shaw Boomhower to one-year AHL contracts, the Buffalo Sabres’ affiliate announced today.

Hora, a Cheektowaga native, spent last season with the ECHL’s Reading Royals, compiling two goals, 17 points and 36 penalty minutes in 70 games.

The 6-foot-2, 209-pound Hora, who attended Buffalo’s development camp in 2016, also made one AHL appearance with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Hora, 23, has compiled three goals and 31 points in 132 ECHL contests over two seasons. He has also registered one assist in 12 AHL games.

The 5-foot-11, 185-pound Boomhower, 20, compiled three goals, seven points and 82 penalty minutes in 26 games last season with the Cincinnati Cyclones, Buffalo’s ECHL affiliate.

In other news, the Hershey Bears have signed former Sabres winger Matt Moulson to a one-year AHL contract, the Washington Capitals’ affiliate announced today.

His five-year, $25 million deal with the Sabres expired July 1.

Moulson, 35, spent last season with the Ontario Reign, scoring 28 goals and 62 points in 68 AHL games.

The Sabres loaned a graying Moulson to the Reign early in the 2017-18 campaign.

2 thoughts on “Amerks sign Cheektowaga’s Frank Hora to AHL contract”

  1. This is news worthy? Lol. He’ll be a depth defenseman in Cincinnati.

    I’d rather have Atwal back.

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