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Ustimenko Sparkles in AHL Debut

February 8, 2020

Sushko Scores a Pair in Rivalry Win at Wilkes-Barre February 8, 2020 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – The Belarusians led the way! Rookie goalie Kirill Ustimenko dazzled in his AHL debut and Maksim Sushko scored a pair of goals in a 5-3 win for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday night. Sushko and Ustimenko were […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (2/4)

February 4, 2020

Lehigh Valley Splits Pair of In-State Contests February 4, 2020 Phantoms In The Community: The Phantoms and meLVin filmed one of their Bully Busters Unite programs at PBS-39 Studios last week and they will be airing the program in the near future to help spread some helpful tips for dealing with situations of bullying across […]


Phantoms Win Exciting Duel at Hershey

February 1, 2020

David Kase Spectacularly Scores 1-on-3 to Seal the Win February 1, 2020 Hershey, Penn. – J-F Berube turned aside 18 strong Hershey Bears offerings en route to his third shutout of the season and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms pushed through for a 3-0 road win on Saturday night. Chris Stewart (1st), David Kase (5th) and […]


Penguins Trip Phantoms in Return from All-Star Break

January 31, 2020

Felix Sandstrom Enters in Relief in Phantoms Season Debut January 31, 2020 Wilkes-Barre, Penn. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms returned from a brief layoff for the AHL All-Star Break and took a rivalry loss at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 4-1 in Friday night. Andy Andreoff (6th) scored for the Phantoms while goalie Felix Sandstrom made his […]


O’Reilly Notches Milestone 600th Point

January 24, 2020

Providence Bruins Hold Off Phantoms 4-3 January 24, 2020 Providence, R.I. – Veteran forward Cal O’Reilly became the 47th player in AHL history to record 600 points but the Providence Bruins overcame an early deficit and then held off a ferocious rally attempt to post a 4-3 victory on Friday night in Rhode Island. Lehigh […]


Phantoms Point Streak at Six After Shootout Loss

January 22, 2020

Lehigh Valley Opens Five-Game Road Swing January 22, 2020 Providence, R.I. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms never trailed in 65 minutes of hockey at the Providence Bruins on Wednesday night but a shootout goal for Peter Cehlarik put the Bruins ahead at the end of a 3-2 decision. Lehigh Valley (18-19-6) extended its point streak […]


Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (1/21)

January 21, 2020

Lehigh Valley Sweeps 5-Game Homestand January 21, 2020 Phantoms In The Community: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have “adopted” a 4th Grade classroom at Cleveland Elementary School in Allentown, just down the street from the PPL Center. When Mrs. Miller’s class reaches certain goals they will earn a reward with a visit from some Phantoms players. […]


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. […]


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