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Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (1/14)

January 14, 2020

Lehigh Valley Secures Back-to-Back Shutouts January 14, 2020 Phantoms In The Community: The Phantoms welcomed some kids from the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley and their families last week for a special locker room tour and a chance to meet and hang out with Phantoms players T.J. Brennan, Kyle Criscuolo, Kurtis Gabriel and Tyler […]


New Look Lineup Not Enough at Utica

January 10, 2020

Andreoff, Vorobyev and Criscuolo Return but Comets Prevail 5-2 January 10, 2020 Utica, N.Y. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms welcomed back several forwards to the lineup for the first time in a little while but the high-flying Utica Comets pushed through on the strength of a Justin Bailey hat trick for a 5-2 victory on […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (1/7)

January 7, 2020

Lehigh Valley Scores First Win of 2020 January 7, 2020 Phantoms In The Community: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Phantoms Charities held their first Phantoms Fit program of the year at Nitschmann Middle School today as Kurtis Gabriel, Alex Lyon and Kyle Criscuolo helped deliver floor hockey equipment that we are donating to the school […]


Young Talents Score in Exciting Game at Belleville

January 4, 2020

Senators Prevail 5-3 as Laberge, Sushko and Bunnaman Register Goals January 4, 2020 Belleville, Ontario – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms received all of their scoring from rookies and second-year pros with Pascal Laberge (6th), Maksim Sushko (5th) and Connor Bunnaman (2nd) all lighting the lamp. But the host Belleville Senators overcame an early 2-0 deficit […]


Phantoms Fall at Laval in 2020 Opener

January 3, 2020

Morgan Frost and Cal O’Reilly Return to Lineup January 3, 2020 Laval, Quebec. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms opened the New Year on the road at Laval, Quebec and fell in a 4-0 decision to the Laval Rocket on Friday night at Place Bell. The Phantoms lineup was boosted by the returns of centers Morgan […]


Morgan Frost Named to 2020 AHL All-Star Classic

Rookie Forward Has 12 points in 16 games for Lehigh Valley January 3, 2020 Lehigh Valley, Pa – The American Hockey League announced today that Lehigh Valley Phantoms forward, Morgan Frost has been named to the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport. Frost, 20, has appeared in 16 games for Lehigh Valley during his rookie […]


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 […]


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