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Phantoms Conclude 2018 in Fight-Filled Rivalry Duel

December 30, 2018

Penguins Prevail 7-3 at PPL Center Before Largest Crowd of Season December 29, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins expressed their mutual distaste for each other on multiple occasions in an intense and scrappy game to conclude calendar year 2018. A pair of empty-netters at the end helped push […]


Kerry Huffman Named Interim Head Coach For Remainder of 2018-19

December 27, 2018

Terry Murray Will Return To The Phantoms as Assistant Coach December 27, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have announced today that Kerry Huffman has been named Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the 2018-19 season.  In addition, Terry Murray has been named an Assistant Coach for the remainder of the 2018-19 […]


Phantoms Rally in Third Period at Wilkes-Barre

Tyrell Goulbourne Scores Winner with 1:02 Left December 26, 2018 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – Tyrell Goulbourne scored with just 1:02 remaining to cap an impressive comeback in the third period at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied for a 5-3 win against the rival Penguins in the first game back from the holiday break. Lehigh […]


Happy Holidays from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms!

December 25, 2018

From all of the players, coaches and staff of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, we would like to take the time to wish you a very happy and safe holiday season! In our fifth season in the Lehigh Valley, we’ve been lucky enough to receive one of the best gifts a team could ever ask for, […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (12/19 – 12/24)

December 24, 2018

December 24, 2018 3 Stars Phantoms On The Ice: Phantoms In The Community: Broadcast Coverage Service Electric’s TV2 Sports will again be broadcasting all of the Phantoms’ regular season home games live during the 2018-19 season. If you can’t make it out to the rink, be sure to catch all the exciting action in high […]


Phantoms Rack Up the Goals in Blowout at Hershey

December 23, 2018

Goulbourne and Leier Score Two Goals Apiece December 22, 2018 Hershey, Pa. – Tyrell Goulbourne (2nd, 3rd) and Taylor Leier (5th, 6th) each scored a pair of goals while Reading native Steven Swavely cranked out three assists in Lehigh Valley’s 6-1 win at Hershey on Saturday night. The Phantoms enter the holiday break at 19-9-3 […]


Wizard Night, Presented by Lehigh Valley Zoo, December 21 vs. Syracuse Crunch @ PPL Center

December 21, 2018

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will host the Syracuse Crunch for the first time this season on Friday, December 21, inside of PPL Center in downtown Allentown at 7:05 p.m. Friday night will also be Wizard Night, presented by the Lehigh Valley Zoo, so be sure to bring your magic wands with you to the game!  […]


Kerry Huffman Wins First as Head Coach

December 20, 2018

Chris Conner Reaches 500 Point Milestone December 15, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – Kerry Huffman slid into his role as the new, acting head coach of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and the players responded commendably in a complete performance and a 5-0 victory over the Hershey Bears on Wednesday night at PPL Center. Alex Lyon’s […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (12/12 – 12/18)

December 18, 2018

December 18, 2018 3 Stars   Phantoms On The Ice: Phantoms In The Community: Broadcast Coverage Service Electric’s TV2 Sports will again be broadcasting all of the Phantoms’ regular season home games live during the 2018-19 season. If you can’t make it out to the rink, be sure to catch all the exciting action in […]


Phantoms Announce Kerry Huffman Will Serve As Acting Head Coach

December 17, 2018

Huffman will assume the duties of Scott Gordon December 17, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms announce Kerry Huffman will serve as acting head coach, effective immediately.  Kerry will assume the duties of Scott Gordon, who was named Interim Head Coach of the Philadelphia Flyers earlier today.  The process of identifying and hiring […]


Flyers Name Scott Gordon Interim Head Coach

Gordon replaces Dave Hakstol on an interim basis December 17, 2018 Allentown, Pa. — The Philadelphia Flyers, NHL affiliate of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have announced today that Phantoms’ Head Coach Scott Gordon has been named interim head coach of the Flyers. Gordon, 55, is in his fourth season as head coach of the Phantoms and currently […]


Penguins Top Phantoms in Feisty Rivalry Affair

December 16, 2018

Carter Hart Win Streak Ends at Four December 15, 2018 Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Phantoms’ rivalry against the Penguins lived up to the hype on Saturday night in a scrappy and intense game at Wilkes-Barre. The Penguins scored a pair of shorthanded goals and received a hat trick from Ryan Haggerty in a 5-2 win […]


Rookies Lead the Way Past Belleville 4-1

December 15, 2018

First Two-Goal Game for Carsen Twarynski December 14, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Carsen Twarynski enjoyed scoring a goal at PPL Center so much he decided to do it again. A pair of goals for the rookie winger, his first ever in downtown Allentown, helped propel the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 4-1 over the […]


Phantoms vs. Belleville Senators – Friday, December 14 @ PPL Center

December 11, 2018

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will host the Belleville Senators for the first time this season on Friday, December 14, at 7:05 p.m. inside of PPL Center in downtown Allentown. Friday night’s game also features a Youth Winter Hat Giveaway, presented by PALCS, to the first 2,000 fans ages 14 and under in attendance! Limited tickets […]


Bunny Brings the Teddy Bears!

December 9, 2018

Cleveland Snags 4-2 Game With Spotlight on Connor Bunnaman on Teddy Bear Toss Night December 8, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Connor Bunnaman’s goal at 4:06 into the game brought about thousands of teddy bears and stuffed animals flying through the air on the fifth annual Teddy Bear Toss Night at PPL Center. But the […]


First Career Pro Shutout for Carter Hart!

December 8, 2018

Phantoms Hold Off Hershey 1-0 on Hart’s 26-Save Blank Sheet December 7, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Carter Hart turned aside all 26 shots the Hershey Bears offered. And the Phantoms needed every one of the saves in a 1-0 nail-biter over the Hershey Bears. Hart’s victory in the goaltending duel vs. Vitek Vanecek came […]


Phantoms Drop Homestand Opener vs. Cleveland

December 6, 2018

Colin McDonald Plays Milestone 800th Pro Game December 5, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored his seventh goal of the season in Lehigh Valley’s third-period comeback efforts but eventually the visiting Monsters pushed through for a 5-1 win in Cleveland’s first-ever visit to PPL Center. The Phantoms (13-7-2) were playing in front of […]


Canadian Perfection! Phantoms Win at Toronto in Road-Trip Finale

December 3, 2018

Third Straight Win for Phantoms on Carter Hart’s 33 Saves December 2, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Carter Hart turned in a sparkling 33-save performance including an incredible windmill-style save with the glove in the second period to backstop the Phantoms to their third straight win in a 5-2 decision at the Toronto Marlies in a […]


Conner Scores Winning Penalty-Shot Goal with Just 13.5 Seconds Left

December 2, 2018

Another Phantoms Heartstopper in 4-2 Win at Belleville December 1, 2018 Belleville, Ontario – Chris Conner broke a late 2-2 tie with a penalty-shot goal with just 13.5 seconds remaining pushing the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to another dramatic victory. Taylor Leier’s empty-net strike shortly after that provided for a 4-2 final in Belleville over the […]


Aube-Kubel Scores in Overtime in Quebec Homecoming

December 1, 2018

Phantoms Rally Late in Another Thriller November 30, 2018 Laval, Quebec – Nicolas Aube-Kubel returned to Quebec where he grew up and played Major Juniors and then the third-year rising star for the Phantoms drew the spotlight even more with his overtime winner in the first minute of the extra period to cap another tremendous […]


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