General News Archive


Prospects, fans make Trial on the Isle a success

July 15, 2014

STONE HARBOR, N.J. — On a beautiful 90-degree summer day, even the most devoted hockey prospects would like to take a day off and hit the beach. Philadelphia Flyers trainer Jim McCrossin knows that as well as anyone, and that’s why he’s one of the hosts of the annual Trial on the Isle, a day […]


Minor League, Major Possibilities

July 9, 2014

What the Phantoms’ move to Lehigh Valley means for the parent club Ever since the Spectrum’s days became numbered, the Flyers began a count towards putting the Phantoms in the Lehigh Valley. The organization long has loved the idea of an affiliate 75 minutes up the road, playing in a Global Spectrum managed state-of-the-art arena. […]


Flyers Development Camp in Voorhees, NJ to Run from July 10-15

July 8, 2014

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have announced that their annual Development Camp will take place for six days from July 10-15 at the Virtua Center Skate Zone facility in Voorhees, NJ. 29 of the top, young, up-and-coming players will be participating in the camp including 12 who skated in games […]


VendeVelde Signs Two-way Contract With Flyers

July 6, 2014

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have re-signed 6-2, 190-lb forward Chris VandeVelde to a one-year, two-way contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. VandeVelde, 27 (3/15/1987) appeared in 18 regular season games this past season, his first with the Flyers, recording one assist and six penalty minutes. He also spent time with the […]


Jason Akeson Makes His Mark In NHL Playoffs

July 5, 2014

With injuries to several Flyers at the end of the season, Phantoms forward Jason Akeson was called up for the first round of the playoffs and immediately impressed. Rhoncus mattis sed quam, porta in at, vitae venenatis porta porta, ante non feugiat hymenaeos. Et elit sit, etiam sem ipsum bibendum, vel tellus augue mollis aliquam […]


Phantoms Open Pop-Up Store, the Phan Shop, in Downtown Allentown

May 27, 2014

April 23, 2014 The Phantoms, the American Hockey League’s top development team of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, announced today it has opened a pop-up store offering Lehigh Valley Phantoms-branded items in downtown Allentown. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms pop-up store, the Phan Shop, is on the southeast corner of Eight and Hamilton streets. The store will […]


Phantoms Partner with Youth Hockey Organization

May 26, 2014

March 13, 2014 The Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team today entered into a partnership with regional youth hockey organization the Lehigh Valley Flames. The announcement was made by Jim and Rob Brooks, co-owners of the American Hockey League (AHL) team. “We are proud to kick off our support of youth hockey in the Lehigh Valley,” […]


Archives