General News Archive

69 WFMZ-TV to Broadcast Eight Lehigh Valley Phantoms Games

November 6, 2014

First Broadcast Will Be Saturday, November 15th! November 6, 2014 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that WFMZ-TV Channel 69 will broadcast eight Phantoms games live this season. The games will be produced by Service Electric Cable TV which airs all of […]

Phantoms Initiate School Program!

November 5, 2014

Educating Elementary Students on Benefits of Healthy Living Habits November 5, 2014 Lehigh Valley, PA – How does Lehigh Valley Phantoms mascot meLVin stay at the top of his game as one of the most active and entertaining mascots in all of sports? Through a series of healthy living habits that’s how! And now meLVin […]

Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Head to Northeast for 3 Games

November 4, 2014

November 4, 2014 This Week Wednesday, November 5 (7:05 PM) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Worcester Sharks Friday, November 7 (7:05 PM) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Manchester Monarchs Saturday, November 8 (7:05 PM) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Portland Pirates Upcoming The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, kick off […]

Laughton Turning Heads Early in Lehigh Valley

November 3, 2014

October 31, 2014 By Kinsey Janke for Scott Laughton has already been a first-round NHL draft pick, debuted in the National Hockey League at 18 years old, and left a lasting impression on many of the sport’s biggest decision makers. But it’s not his age that sets him apart anymore. In a league full […]

Phantoms Weekly – Two Big Games at PPL Center This Week!

October 29, 2014

October 28, 2014 This Week Wednesday, October 29 (7:05 PM) – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (The Phantoms welcome the rival Penguins to town for the first time this season!) Saturday, November 1 (7:05 PM) – Hartford Wolf Pack @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (The Phantoms and Wolf Pack face off for the first time […]

Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms/Bears Rivalry Set to Renew!

October 22, 2014

This Week Friday, October 24 (7:05 PM) – Hershey Bears @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (The Phantoms and Bears renew one of the best rivalries in hockey!) Saturday, October 25 (7:05 PM) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Binghamton Senators Sunday, October 26 (5:00 PM) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Hershey Bears Upcoming The Phantoms prepare for […]

Phantoms Scott Laughton Named CCM/AHL Player Of The Week

October 21, 2014

Rookie Forward Notched Four Goals in Two Games October 20, 2014 Springfield, Mass. – The American Hockey League announced today that Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ center Scott Laughton has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending October 19, 2014. Laughton recorded four goals in two games for the Phantoms this […]

Phantoms Announce Opening Night Roster

October 6, 2014

Regular Season Begins This Saturday, October 11 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton October 6, 2014 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce the team’s opening night roster in anticipation of the Phantoms’ 2014-15 regular season opener this Saturday at 7:05 PM at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Following […]


meLVin Press Conference

August 27, 2014

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are proud to announce that we have officially signed meLVin to be our mascot! Watch the signing ceremony right here.

Phantoms Unveil Inaugural Season Logo

August 14, 2014

 Today, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms unveiled a commemorative logo for the 2014 -2015 inaugural season in the new PPL Center! Merchandise for this special logo will be available in the Phan Shop starting tomorrow, Friday, August 15, 2014

Prospects, fans make Trial on the Isle a success

July 15, 2014

STONE HARBOR, N.J. — On a beautiful 90-degree summer day, even the most devoted hockey prospects would like to take a day off and hit the beach. Philadelphia Flyers trainer Jim McCrossin knows that as well as anyone, and that’s why he’s one of the hosts of the annual Trial on the Isle, a day […]

Minor League, Major Possibilities

July 9, 2014

What the Phantoms’ move to Lehigh Valley means for the parent club Ever since the Spectrum’s days became numbered, the Flyers began a count towards putting the Phantoms in the Lehigh Valley. The organization long has loved the idea of an affiliate 75 minutes up the road, playing in a Global Spectrum managed state-of-the-art arena. […]

Flyers Development Camp in Voorhees, NJ to Run from July 10-15

July 8, 2014

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have announced that their annual Development Camp will take place for six days from July 10-15 at the Virtua Center Skate Zone facility in Voorhees, NJ. 29 of the top, young, up-and-coming players will be participating in the camp including 12 who skated in games […]

VendeVelde Signs Two-way Contract With Flyers

July 6, 2014

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have re-signed 6-2, 190-lb forward Chris VandeVelde to a one-year, two-way contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. VandeVelde, 27 (3/15/1987) appeared in 18 regular season games this past season, his first with the Flyers, recording one assist and six penalty minutes. He also spent time with the […]

Jason Akeson Makes His Mark In NHL Playoffs

July 5, 2014

With injuries to several Flyers at the end of the season, Phantoms forward Jason Akeson was called up for the first round of the playoffs and immediately impressed. Rhoncus mattis sed quam, porta in at, vitae venenatis porta porta, ante non feugiat hymenaeos. Et elit sit, etiam sem ipsum bibendum, vel tellus augue mollis aliquam […]

Phantoms Open Pop-Up Store, the Phan Shop, in Downtown Allentown

May 27, 2014

April 23, 2014 The Phantoms, the American Hockey League’s top development team of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, announced today it has opened a pop-up store offering Lehigh Valley Phantoms-branded items in downtown Allentown. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms pop-up store, the Phan Shop, is on the southeast corner of Eight and Hamilton streets. The store will […]

Phantoms Partner with Youth Hockey Organization

May 26, 2014

March 13, 2014 The Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team today entered into a partnership with regional youth hockey organization the Lehigh Valley Flames. The announcement was made by Jim and Rob Brooks, co-owners of the American Hockey League (AHL) team. “We are proud to kick off our support of youth hockey in the Lehigh Valley,” […]