ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club has signed forward Dylan Sadowy to an contract for the 2020-21 season.
Last season, Sadowy posted 34 points (17g-17a) and 62 penalty minutes in 29 games with the Kalamazoo Wings while under contract to the American Hockey League’s Utica Comets, and was named to the Western Conference All-Stars for the 2020 ECHL All-Star Classic in Wichita. Sadowy was traded to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Jan. 30 and assigned to the Worcester Railers, but he did not appear in any games for Worcester.
The 24-year-old has produced at nearly a point-per-game pace at the ECHL level with Kalamazoo and Toledo, generating 113 points (53g-60a) and 144 penalty minutes in 117 games; during the 2018-19 season he helped lead Toledo to the Kelly Cup Finals. Sadowy has also appeared in 65 career AHL games with the Grand Rapids Griffins, posting seven points (5g-2a) and 36 penalty minutes; in 2017 he helped Grand Rapids claim the Calder Cup championship.
Prior to turning pro, the Brampton, Ontario native played major junior hockey for the Ontario Hockey League's Barrie Colts and Saginaw Spirit, where he amassed 188 points (116g-72a) and 245 penalty minutes in 258 career games. Sadowy was a third-round selection (81st overall) by the San Jose Sharks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft