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Phantoms Close 2016 with Critical Standings Point at Rochester

December 31, 2016

Lehigh Valley Takes 3 of 4 Points in the 2-Game Series December 30, 2016 Rochester, NY – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms battled back from deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 to forge a regulation tie at the Rochester Americans before eventually falling in overtime on Taylor Fedun’s 4-on-3 power-play strike. The Phantoms took three out of […]


Rochester Native Mark Zengerle Leads Phantoms Road Win

December 29, 2016

Two Goals in Zengerle’s Homecoming Powers 4-2 Victory December 28, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – Local product Mark Zengerle probably could not have dreamed of a better homecoming. Born and raised in Rochester, Zengerle was inspired by his return to his hometown and scored two goals to lead the Phantoms in a 4-2 victory at […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms to Close 2016 with Two-Game Series at Rochester

December 27, 2016

December 27, 2016 This Week Wednesday, December 28 (7:05 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Rochester Americans Friday, December 30 (7:05 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Rochester Americans Upcoming Winners of five of their last six games and seven of nine overall, the red-hot Lehigh Valley Phantoms (20-8-1, 41 pts., 2nd Atlantic Division) are […]


Hershey Snags 5-2 Rivalry Verdict in Phantoms 2016 Home Finale

Lehigh Valley Concludes Longest Homestand with Stellar 5-1-0 Mark December 26, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The 50th Phantoms sellout all-time in less than three seasons at PPL Center was ready for hockey’s return on the other side of the Holiday Break but so were the Hershey Bears who avenged a pair of recent December […]



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Chris Bourque, Ryan Craig Named Playing Captains for 2017 AHL All-Star Classic Presented by Capital BlueCross

December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016 Springfield, Mass. – American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that Hershey Bears forward Chris Bourque and Cleveland Monsters forward Ryan Craig have been selected as the playing captains for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at the PPL […]


Phantoms Blow Away Providence for 5th Straight Win

December 18, 2016

7-1 Rout: Will O’Neill with 4 Assists and Danick Martel with 2 Goals December 17, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms were the first team in the American Hockey League to reach 20 wins as well as 100 goals scored and concluded play before the Holiday Break in the most impressive way […]


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Daniel Briere, Terry Murray Named Honorary Captains for 2017 AHL All-Star Classic Presented by Capital BlueCross

December 15, 2016

December 12, 2016 Springfield, Mass. – American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews announced today that Daniel Briere and Terry Murray will serve as the honorary captains for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., home of the […]


Phantoms Rally Back in Wild and Wacky Wednesday Offensive Showcase

Lehigh Valley Downs Bridgeport in 8-6 Goal-Fiesta December 14, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – A crazy night of hockey kept the PPL Center crowd on the edge of their seats throughout as they witnessed the highest scoring game in Lehigh Valley history. After the dust had settled, the Phantoms somehow found a way to push […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Home Stand Continues This Week With 3 Games at PPL Center

December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 This Week Wednesday, December 14 (7:05 p.m.) – Bridgeport Sound Tigers vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Military Appreciation Night. Post-Game Photographs with Phantoms Players.) Friday, December 16 (7:05 p.m.) – Hershey Bears @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Ball Cap Giveaway Presented by Service Electric Cable TV & Communications. Free to First 8,500 Fans in […]


Teddy Bear Toss Nets 4,125 Stuffed Animals for Valley Youth House

December 12, 2016

December 12, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that the team’s 2016 Teddy Bear Toss presented by Dan’s Camera City, held this past Saturday during the team’s 4-2 win over the Rochester Americans, produced an impressive 4,125 teddy bears and stuffed […]


Phan Video 2016

December 9, 2016

Phan Nation!  It’s time to Rise Up and show us your love of your team, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms! We’re hard at work making a new intro video for the fans at PPL Center and we want to showcase the best fans in the American Hockey League! How can you be a part of the […]


Phantoms Pour 50 Shots at Syracuse

December 8, 2016

Cole Bardreau Scores Twice But Crunch Hang On 4-2 December 7, 2016 Syracuse, NY – A Lehigh Valley record 50 shots would somehow not be enough to push the visiting Phantoms over the top in a 4-2 decision at the Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday night. Syracuse goaltender Adam Wilcox racked up a career-high 48 saves in an […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Kick Off 6-Game Home Stand This Friday vs. Rochester

December 6, 2016

December 6, 2016 This Week Wednesday, December 7 (7:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Syracuse Crunch Friday, December 9 (7:05 p.m.) – Rochester Americans @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Youth Winter Hat Giveaway presented by PPL Corporation.) Saturday, December 10 (7:05 p.m.) – Rochester Americans @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Teddy Bear Toss presented by Dan’s […]


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American Hockey League Announces Format for 2017 AHL All-Star Challenge

2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross Week Set for January 28-30 December 6, 2016 Springfield, Mass. – American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Office David Andrews announced today the format for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross, to be held January 29-30 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., […]


Martel Nets Winner in 3rd Period at Bridgeport

December 5, 2016

Martin Ouellette Turns Aside 19 in 3-2 Road Triumph December 4, 2016 Bridgeport, CT – Danick Martel snapped home a tie-breaking strike with 12:20 remaining in regulation that eventually held up as the game-winner for the Phantoms who prevailed 3-2 at Bridgeport in a hard-fought Sunday matinee. With the win, Lehigh Valley leapfrogs ahead of […]


Phantoms Race Past Marlies

November 30, 2016

Finish November With Tremendous 11-2 Mark November 29, 2016 Toronto, ON – Lehigh Valley received goals from Chris Conner (4th), Danick Martel (5th), Jordan Weal (7th) and then an empty-netter from Colin McDonald (9th) to push aside the Toronto Marlies 4-1 on a Tuesday night north of the border. Alex Lyon turned in another strong […]


Phantoms Weekly – Weekend Series with Rival Hershey Highlights Phantoms Busy Week

November 29, 2016

November 28, 2016 This Week Tuesday, November 29 (7:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Toronto Marlies Friday, December 2 (7:05 p.m.) – Hershey Bears @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Youth Sports Night.) Saturday, December 3 (7:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Hershey Bears Sunday, December 4 (3:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Bridgeport […]


Shutout City! Alex Lyon Masterpiece Carries Phantoms in 1-0 Nailbiter

November 24, 2016

28 Saves for Rookie Goalie in First-Ever 1-0 Decision for Lehigh Valley November 23, 2016 Binghamton, NY – When the league’s top offense had a tougher than usual time breaking through one can be thankful for solid goaltending. Rookie goalie Alex Lyon was magnificent in a 28-save gem lifting the visiting Phantoms to a 1-0 […]


Special Teams Powering Phantoms Early Season Success

November 23, 2016

By Dan Fremuth, Director of Public Relations The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are off to one of the best starts in team history and a big part of the club’s early season success has been the play of Lehigh Valley’s special teams. The special teams, which includes both the power play and penalty kill, is one […]


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