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Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (12/31)

December 31, 2019

Lehigh Valley Turns the Page to 2020 December 31, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are always proud to give back to the wonderful community that so loyally supports us each and every year. From school appearances, hospital visits, charity events, street hockey camps and plenty more, the Phantoms players, staff and, […]


Phantoms Wrap Up Road-Swing at Wilkes-Barre

December 27, 2019

Penguins Take 4-2 Decision in Return from Holiday Break December 27, 2019 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – Gerry Fitzgerald (3rd) struck early for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms but host Wilkes-Barre/Scranton battled back from behind to post a 4-2 rivalry win on the strength of a hat trick by Anthony Angello. Matt Strome (2nd) also scored for the […]


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

December 24, 2019

  Lehigh Valley Splits Final Trip to Charlotte December 24, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms continued to be a big part of the youth hockey players in the area as players spent a night at Steel Ice Center joining all the Phantoms Youth teams on the ice for practice. Reece Willcox, […]


Phantoms Split Series at Charlotte

December 22, 2019

Checkers Take Weekend Finale 4-2 December 22, 2019 Charlotte, N.C. – Tyler Wotherspoon (2nd) and Greg Carey (9th) registered goals for the Phantoms but Lehigh Valley dropped their Sunday afternoon contest in Charlotte 4-2 in the last game before the holiday break. Charlotte recorded its first regulation win against the Phantoms this season in six […]


Laberge Strikes Twice at Charlotte

December 21, 2019

Phantoms Defeat Checkers 3-2 December 21, 2019 Charlotte, N.C. – Pascal Laberge (4th, 5th) racked up a pair of goals and Mark Friedman (2nd) returned to the lineup with his second goal of the season leading the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 3-2 victory at the Charlotte Checkers on Saturday night. Alex Lyon was stellar […]


Phantoms Smash Previous Teddy Bear Toss Record

December 16, 2019

Lehigh Valley Fans Donate 10,091 Stuffed Animals to Valley Youth House December 16, 2019 Lehigh Valley, Pa. — The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are excited to announce that thanks to the incredible support from the Lehigh Valley fans, we were able to collect and donate 10,091 teddy bears and stuffed […]


Phantoms Conclude Weekend at Hershey

December 15, 2019

Bears Take Rivalry Decision 3-1 December 15, 2019 Hershey, Pa. – Andy Andreoff (4th) blasted through a 5-on-3 power-play goal for the Phantoms and J-F Berube made some strong stops in a relief effort but the Phantoms fell to Vitek Vanecek and the Hershey Bears in a 3-1 decision on Sunday evening at Giant Center. […]


Friday the 13th Not Kind to Phantoms

December 13, 2019

Hartford Takes Opener of Home-and-Home Weekend December 13, 2019 Hartford, Conn. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms generated a number of quality and point-blank scoring chances but ran into Russian goalie talent Igor Shesterkin in a 4-0 loss at the Wolf Pack on Friday night. German Rubtsov, Andy Andreoff and Tyler Wotherspoon all had glorious scoring […]


Phantoms to Host Second Annual “You Can Play! Pride Night” on February 14, 2020

December 11, 2019

Kurtis Gabriel to Serve As Lehigh Valley Player Ambassador December 11, 2019 Lehigh Valley, Pa – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center are proud to announce that they will continue their partnership with the You Can Play Project to host the second annual Pride Night on Friday, February 14, 2020 when the […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (12/10)

December 10, 2019

Lehigh Valley to Face Hartford in Home-and-Home December 10, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: Phantoms players Alex Lyon, Kyle Criscuolo, James de Haas and Chris Bigras did some holiday shopping for some presents for children currently at the Lehigh Valley Health Network Reilly Children’s Hospital in Allentown. Tomorrow, Kurtis Gabriel, Matthew Strome and TJ Brennan […]


Hershey Holds Off Phantoms in Goaltenders Duel

December 7, 2019

Heavy Rivalry Battle in Chocolate Town December 7, 2019 Hershey, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms poured in 32 shots in Saturday’s goaltenders’ battle but Vitek Vanecek and the Hershey Bears held on for a nail-biting win in a 1-0 decision on Saturday night. J-F Berube turned aside 19 of 20 offerings from the Bears […]


Phantoms Set Franchise Record with 63 Shots

December 4, 2019

Springfield Somehow Hangs On 3-1 December 4, 2019 Springfield, Mass. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms blasted away for an all-time franchise record 63 shots but could only put one into the back of the net past Springfield goalie Philippe Desrosiers in a 3-1 loss on Wednesday night. Lehigh Valley (10-8-5) dominated the contest all night […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (12/3)

December 3, 2019

Lehigh Valley Wins Two Thrilling OT Games December 3, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: The PPL Center hosted the families of the Valley Youth House for a special thanksgiving dinner last week. Phantoms and arena staff stayed late to help serve thanksgiving dinner to about 150 people in attendance and even Lehigh Valley Phantoms forward […]


Veteran Leadership Guiding Constantly Changing Phantoms

December 2, 2019

31 Different Players Have Already Suited up for Lehigh Valley By: Ryan Sharp Just a quarter of the way into the season, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms have had to deal with a plethora of roster moves typically not encountered until later on in the year, even by American Hockey League standards. Key players, including Joel […]


Penguins Hold Off Phantoms

November 27, 2019

Wotherspoon and Laberge Score for Lehigh Valley November 27, 2019 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms pressured for yet another third-period comeback but the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins held off the late charge and then tacked on a couple tallies in the game’s closing minutes to pull away for a 6-2 win on Wednesday night at […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (11/26)

November 26, 2019

Lehigh Valley Rocks Out During Retro Week November 26, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: meLVin took part in the Friendship Dance at Hope Lutheran Church again this year. The Friendship Dance is an event held every year for adults with special needs and meLVin always has a great time dancing with them. Phantoms On The […]


70’s Night Renamed in Honor of KISS Concert

November 18, 2019

Last week it was announced that rock ‘n’ roll legends KISS will bring their END OF THE WORLD TOUR to PPL Center on February 4. In honor of the concert announcement, our 70’s Night this Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. against the Charlotte Checkers has now been named KISS NIGHT. Fans can Rock and Roll All […]


Phantoms Wrap Up Road-Trip at Wilkes-Barre

November 16, 2019

Pens Secure First Regulation Win vs. Phantoms in Rivalry Series November 16, 2019 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms sustained their first regulation loss in four outings against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins as former Phantom Dustin Tokarski backstopped his new team to a tight 2-1 win in a Saturday evening goaltenders’ duel. German Rubtsov appeared […]


Phantoms Deviled at Binghamton

November 15, 2019

Andy Welinski Blasts Third Goal in Five Games November 15, 2019 Binghamton, N.Y. – Andy Welinski’s power-play rocket was good for his third goal of the season and the hard-shooting defenseman also blasted shots off the post on two other occasions but the Binghamton Devils held on for a 3-1 win on Friday night. Lehigh […]


Springfield Holds Off 42-Shot Attack in Morning Game

November 13, 2019

Only the Third Regulation Loss for Phantoms in 2-1 Final November 13, 2019 Springfield, Mass. – The Lehigh Valley attack kept coming at the Springfield Thunderbirds in wave after wave. But goalie Chris Dreidger hung on via a spectacular 41-save performance while the Phantoms fell maybe an inch shy of tying the contest in the […]


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