River Dragons Inviting Holeczy From Tryout Camp

Columbus, GA - The Columbus River Dragons have extended a camp invite to forward Sam Holeczy out of the tryout camp held in Glen Allen, VA last week.

Holeczy is a dual nationality citizen being born in Gurnee, IL but also holding Hungarian citizenship as well. His Hungarian roots can also be ofund in his hockey career when he played for HK Budapest, a Hungarian pro team playing in the Slovakian3 league. Holeczy also played some of his junior career in Hungary with MAC U20.

"This will be my first opportunity to play pro hockey in North America so I'm very excited" Holeczy said. "I've heard a lot of great things about what's going on down [in Columbus] so I'm very excited to get going."

Holeczy played four years of juniors in North America before continuing his career over in Europe, starting in Wisconsin with the Rampage of the GJHL and moving through the NA3HL (Chicago), NPHL (Southern Oregon), MNJHL (Central Wisconsin) and WSHL (Salt Lake City and Southern Oregon again). His combined junior numbers put him at just a shade under a point per game player.

"I'm excited that we're giving Sam [Holeczy] a chance at mian camp" player/assistant coach Jay Croop said. "He's fast, very talented and hard working. I'm excited to see what he can bring, he's a good kid."

Holeczy will be in attendance at River Dragons training camp which will start in mid-October as players vie for opening day roster spots when the River Dragons have to travel to start the season in Delaware on October 25.

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