General News Archive

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 […]

Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (11/12)

November 12, 2019

Lehigh Valley Earns Points in All 3 Games Last Week November 12, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: Some Lehigh Valley Phantoms players and meLVin stopped by the Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital to help cheer up some kids who were in the hospital last week. Nate Prosser, Tyler Wotherspoon and Kyle Criscuolo joined meLVin to […]

Phantoms Snag Standings Point as Frost Scores Again

November 10, 2019

Hershey Rallies Late for Shootout Decision November 10, 2019 Hershey, Pa. – Morgan Frost struck for his team-leading fifth goal but Hershey produced a late tying conversion and ultimately prevailed in the shootout for a 3-2 decision against the Phantoms on Sunday evening. Lehigh Valley is opening a four-game road-trip while the team was wrapping […]

Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (11/5)

November 5, 2019

Phantoms Match Lehigh Valley Record With Eight-Game Point Streak November 5, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms and WFMZ-TV partnered to host the 5th annual coat drive at PPL Center on Friday night. Thanks to the incredible support from the Lehigh Valley community, we were able to make it our best year […]

Phantoms Point Streak Ends at Bridgeport

November 3, 2019

Morgan Frost Tallies in Seventh Straight Game November 3, 2019 Bridgeport, Conn. – Morgan Frost gave the Phantoms a third-period lead with his fourth goal of the season but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers rallied with goals by young talents Simon Holmstrom and Otto Koivula to steal a 4-3 decision from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on […]

Berube Saves the Day in Win at Bridgeport

November 2, 2019

Phantoms Point-Streak at Eight November 2, 2019 Bridgeport, Conn. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms equaled a team record with an eight-game point streak coming from behind yet again to post a 3-2 victory at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday night. Kyle Criscuolo (1st), Morgan Frost (3rd) and Nicolas Aube-Kubel (3rd) scored for Lehigh Valley […]

Phantoms Power Play – Presented by Provident Bank (10/29)

October 29, 2019

Lehigh Valley Continues Points Streak During First Road Trip October 29, 2019 Phantoms In The Community: Lehigh Valley Phantoms players took some time to visit their four-legged friends over at the Lehigh County Humane Society. Phantoms players spent time with the dogs available for adoption and took them for walks and gave them plenty of […]

WFMZ Coat Drive - Lehigh Valley Phantoms

69 WFMZ-TV Coat Drive at PPL Center — Friday, November 1

October 28, 2019

Help keep everyone warm this winter by donating a new or gently-used winter coat at the 5th annual WFMZ Coat Drive, taking place at PPL Center in downtown Allentown on Friday, November 9, prior to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms game against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at 7:05 p.m. Drop boxes will be set up from 9 […]