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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 […]


Phantoms Early Lead Extinguished by Late Hartford Bounces

March 12, 2016

Reading Native Steven Swavely Makes Pro Debut March 12, 2016 Hartford, CT – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms raced out to a 2-0 lead in Hartford, Connecticut on Saturday afternoon but the Wolf Pack overcame the early deficit to claim a 4-2 conclusion at XL Center. Chris Conner (13th) and Colin McDonald (12th) tallied for the […]


Crazy Back-and-Forth Overtime Battle Snagged by Penguins

March 10, 2016

Comebacks Have Been Hallmark of Wild Rivalry Series March 9, 2016 Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have had their fair share of wild comebacks in their season rivalry series. This time around it was the Penguins who overcame a 5-2 third-period deficit en route to a 6-5 overtime decision against […]


Phantoms Weekly – Phantoms Continue 5-Game Road Swing This Week

March 8, 2016

March 8, 2016 This Week Wednesday, March 9 (7:05 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ WB/Scranton Penguins Saturday, March 12 (3:00 p.m.) – Lehigh Valley Phantoms @ Hartford Wolf Pack Upcoming The Lehigh Valley Phantoms (27-28-5, 59 pts., 7th Atlantic Division) continue their five-game road swing this week with a pair of Atlantic Division contests. […]


Phantoms Road Win-Streak Snapped in Binghamton

March 6, 2016

Senators Able to Hold On for 3-1 Decision March 5, 2016 Binghamton, NY – The Luck of the Irish was on the side of the Binghamton Senators who were sporting green St. Patrick’s Day themed jerseys helping them hold off the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in a 3-1 final on Saturday night. The Phantoms had won […]


It’s a Record! Sensational Stolarz Saves 51 at Syracuse

March 3, 2016

Phantoms 3-2 Shootout Win in Another Heart-Stopper March 2, 2016 Syracuse, NY – Stolarz saved his most sensational game of the season for Syracuse. With a 51-save effort etching his name into the Phantoms record books, the big netminder led the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a thrilling 3-2 shootout win at the Crunch on Wednesday […]


Comeback Kids…Again! Phantoms Rally in 3rd at Hartford

February 29, 2016

Comeback Kids…Again! Phantoms Rally in 3rd at Hartford Kevin Goumas Notches Game-Winner with 11 Minutes Left February 28, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – One might almost get the idea that third-period comebacks are easy. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms overcame a deficit in the final frame for a fifth consecutive game as Taylor Leier and Kevin […]


Comets Hold Off Phantoms Late Surge

February 28, 2016

17th Sellout Crowd of Season Enjoys Mascot Mania at PPL Center!! February 27, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Utica Comets broke a late tie overcoming Lehigh Valley’s third-period push in a 2-1 decision at PPL Center on Saturday night. Jordan Subban’s laser from the right point for the winner with 4:12 left countered Phil […]


Flyers Sign RW Colin McDonald to Multi-Year Extension

Phantoms Captain With 11 Goals, 21 Points This Season February 27, 2016 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have signed RW Colin McDonald to a multi-year extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Lehigh Valley’s captain this season, McDonald has recorded 11 goals, 10 assists and 21 […]


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