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Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Cap 2015-2016 Season on High Note

May 5, 2016

April 20, 2016 The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (34-35-7, 75 pts.) closed the 2015-2016 campaign by playing some of their best hockey of the season. With Sunday’s 5-2 triumph over the Syracuse Crunch at PPL Center in the team’s regular season finale, the Phantoms closed their 20th Anniversary Season by winning seven of their final 10 […]


Thank You Phan Nation for Another Incredible Season

April 22, 2016

Thank you Phantoms fans for another incredible season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey. Thanks to your unwavering support, we enjoyed 24 standing room-only sellouts together this season, including a string of 13 straight capacity crowds from February 12 to April 15. All told, more than 313,000 fans poured into PPL Center this year to enjoy […]


“This Was For The Fans.”

April 18, 2016

Stupendous Second-Season Swan Song Socks Syracuse! April 17, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – It was the perfect way to culminate the second season of professional hockey in Lehigh Valley. Highly touted first-round selection Travis Sanheim scored his first goal as a pro, added an assist, and captured #1 Star of the Game honors in helping […]


Bears Rally From Behind Against Phantoms

April 17, 2016

Stolarz Sensational Again in 4-2 Verdict April 16, 2016 Hershey, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms raced out to a 2-1 lead in the first half of their Saturday night clash in Chocolate Town but the Hershey Bears would rally from behind to post a 4-2 win in the finale of the 12-game rivalry series […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Cap 2015-16 Regular Season This Sunday at PPL Center

April 12, 2016

April 5, 2016 This Week Friday, April 15 (7:05 p.m.) – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms Saturday, April 16 (7:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Hershey Bears Sunday, April 17 (5:05 p.m.) – Syracuse Crunch @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms Upcoming Winners of six of their last seven games, the red-hot Lehigh Valley Phantoms […]


Youth Movement Drives 4-1 Win at Bridgeport

April 11, 2016

Aube-Kubel Scores First Pro Goal April 10, 2016 Bridgeport, CT – The future of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms was on full display on Sunday evening in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Four different rookies or second-year players scored goals in a 4-1 victory at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Sunday evening. Newcomers in their debut professional weekends Nic […]


Close-Call Comeback Effort Falls Just Short

April 10, 2016

Newcomer Oskar Lindblom Scores First Two Goals as a Phantom April 9, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – Another sellout crowd at PPL Center almost witnessed an All-Star Caliber comeback effort on the same day it was announced that the 2017 All-Star Classic is coming to the Lehigh Valley next season. The Phantoms closed a 5-2 […]


Hats Off for Back-to-Back Shutouts!!

April 9, 2016

Ouellette with 2nd Blank Sheet as Comrie Strikes Thrice April 8, 2016 Wilkes-Barre, PA – Martin Ouellette enjoyed the experience of his first-ever AHL shutout so much that he decided on an encore performance. His 40-save masterpiece at Wilkes-Barre led the way while Adam Comrie blasted home three goals in Lehigh Valley’s 4-0 win against […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Return to PPL Center This Saturday

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 This Week Friday, April 8 (7:05 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Saturday, April 9 (7:05 p.m.) – Bridgeport Sound Tigers @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms Sunday, April 10 (5:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Bridgeport Sound Tigers Upcoming In the midst of a four-game winning streak, the red-hot Lehigh […]


A Night of “Firsts” in Lehigh Valley’s 4th Straight Win

April 3, 2016

First Shutout for Ouellette, First Goal for Willcox, First Point for Lindblom April 2, 2016 St. John’s, NL, Canada – You never forget your first big achievement at the professional level. Three different Lehigh Valley Phantoms will certainly remember this game for a long time. Martin Ouellette posted a 31-save masterpiece for his first-ever shutout […]


Lehigh Valley Wins 3rd Straight

April 2, 2016

Phantoms Prevail 4-1 at St. John’s IceCaps April 1, 2016 St. John’s, NL, Canada – It’s a long trek to the North Atlantic but a hard-earned victory is a nice reward. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms pushed aside the host St. John’s IceCaps 4-1 on Friday night at Mile One Centre on goals by Taylor Leier […]


Davis Drewiske Named Lehigh Valley’s 2015-16 IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year

March 31, 2016

Phantoms Prepare for Weekend Series in St. John’s March 31, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that Davis Drewiske has been named the team’s winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year award for his outstanding contribution to the […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Prepare for Weekend Series at St. John’s

March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 This Week Friday, April 1 (6:00 p.m. local) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ St. John’s IceCaps Saturday, April 2 (6:00 p.m. local) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ St. John’s IceCaps Upcoming Coming off a pair of wins at home over the weekend, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (29-32-7, 65 pts., 7th Atlantic Division) […]


Martin Ouellette Records 38-Save Gem in 2-1 Win

March 27, 2016

Lehigh Valley Ends Hartford’s 8-Game Point Streak March 26, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Phantoms made the most of their hot start and Martin Ouellette came just 15.7 seconds away from his first career AHL shutout in a hard-earned 2-1 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in front of another Saturday night standing-room sellout […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Continue Home Stand With 3 Games at PPL Center

March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 This Week Wednesday, March 23 (7:05 p.m.) – Hershey Bears @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Health Care Workers Appreciation. Non-Profit Awareness Night.) Friday, March 25 (7:05 p.m.) – Providence Bruins @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms Saturday, March 26 (7:05 p.m.) – Hartford Wolf Pack @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Fan Appreciation Night.) Upcoming The Lehigh […]


Flyers Sign D Reece Willcox to Entry-Level Contract

March 21, 2016

Blueliner to Report to Lehigh Valley for Remainder of 2015-16 Season March 21, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have signed defenseman Reece Willcox to an entry-level contract that begins with the 2016-17 season, according to general manager Ron Hextall. The 6’4″, 208-pound blueliner from Surrey, […]


Comeback Effort Falls Short in Front of Another PPL Center Sellout

Portland Pirates Escape With 4-2 Verdict in Phantoms Homestand Opener March 20, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Phantoms had comeback inspiration in their Sunday evening homestand opener at PPL Center but eventually the Portland Pirates were able to hang on with a late empty-netter sealing a 4-2 victory. Another big sellout crowd welcomed back […]


Phantoms Battle to Regulation Tie Against Top Team in AHL

March 19, 2016

Toronto Marlies Rally for 3-2 Overtime Final March 18, 2016 Toronto, ON – Anthony Stolarz had another spectacular performance between the pipes for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms who took the top team in the American Hockey League to a 2-2 draw through 60 regulation minutes. But ultimately the Toronto Marlies would prevail for the bonus […]


Ullmark Steals Win from Phantoms

March 17, 2016

Rochester Prevails 3-1 in Cole Bardreau’s Homecoming March 16, 2016 Rochester, NY – Sometimes a hot goalie makes all the difference in the world. Big Swedish netminder Linus Ullmark dove and scrambled his way from one spectacular save to another in the process denying the relentless Phantoms attack and leading the host Rochester Americans to […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Kick Off 4-Game Home Stand at PPL Center This Sunday

March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016 This Week Wednesday, March 16 (7:05 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Rochester Americans Friday, March 18 (7:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Toronto Marlies Sunday, March 20 (5:05 p.m.) – Portland Pirates @ Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Post-Game Autographs with Phantoms Players.) Upcoming The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (27-29-6, 60 pts., 7th […]


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