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Phantoms Announce Kerry Huffman Will Serve As Acting Head Coach

December 17, 2018

Huffman will assume the duties of Scott Gordon December 17, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms announce Kerry Huffman will serve as acting head coach, effective immediately.  Kerry will assume the duties of Scott Gordon, who was named Interim Head Coach of the Philadelphia Flyers earlier today.  The process of identifying and hiring […]


Flyers Name Scott Gordon Interim Head Coach

Gordon replaces Dave Hakstol on an interim basis December 17, 2018 Allentown, Pa. — The Philadelphia Flyers, NHL affiliate of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have announced today that Phantoms’ Head Coach Scott Gordon has been named interim head coach of the Flyers. Gordon, 55, is in his fourth season as head coach of the Phantoms and currently […]


Penguins Top Phantoms in Feisty Rivalry Affair

December 16, 2018

Carter Hart Win Streak Ends at Four December 15, 2018 Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Phantoms’ rivalry against the Penguins lived up to the hype on Saturday night in a scrappy and intense game at Wilkes-Barre. The Penguins scored a pair of shorthanded goals and received a hat trick from Ryan Haggerty in a 5-2 win […]


Rookies Lead the Way Past Belleville 4-1

December 15, 2018

First Two-Goal Game for Carsen Twarynski December 14, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Carsen Twarynski enjoyed scoring a goal at PPL Center so much he decided to do it again. A pair of goals for the rookie winger, his first ever in downtown Allentown, helped propel the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 4-1 over the […]


Phantoms vs. Belleville Senators – Friday, December 14 @ PPL Center

December 11, 2018

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will host the Belleville Senators for the first time this season on Friday, December 14, at 7:05 p.m. inside of PPL Center in downtown Allentown. Friday night’s game also features a Youth Winter Hat Giveaway, presented by PALCS, to the first 2,000 fans ages 14 and under in attendance! Limited tickets […]


Bunny Brings the Teddy Bears!

December 9, 2018

Cleveland Snags 4-2 Game With Spotlight on Connor Bunnaman on Teddy Bear Toss Night December 8, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Connor Bunnaman’s goal at 4:06 into the game brought about thousands of teddy bears and stuffed animals flying through the air on the fifth annual Teddy Bear Toss Night at PPL Center. But the […]


First Career Pro Shutout for Carter Hart!

December 8, 2018

Phantoms Hold Off Hershey 1-0 on Hart’s 26-Save Blank Sheet December 7, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Carter Hart turned aside all 26 shots the Hershey Bears offered. And the Phantoms needed every one of the saves in a 1-0 nail-biter over the Hershey Bears. Hart’s victory in the goaltending duel vs. Vitek Vanecek came […]


Phantoms Drop Homestand Opener vs. Cleveland

December 6, 2018

Colin McDonald Plays Milestone 800th Pro Game December 5, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored his seventh goal of the season in Lehigh Valley’s third-period comeback efforts but eventually the visiting Monsters pushed through for a 5-1 win in Cleveland’s first-ever visit to PPL Center. The Phantoms (13-7-2) were playing in front of […]


Canadian Perfection! Phantoms Win at Toronto in Road-Trip Finale

December 3, 2018

Third Straight Win for Phantoms on Carter Hart’s 33 Saves December 2, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Carter Hart turned in a sparkling 33-save performance including an incredible windmill-style save with the glove in the second period to backstop the Phantoms to their third straight win in a 5-2 decision at the Toronto Marlies in a […]


Conner Scores Winning Penalty-Shot Goal with Just 13.5 Seconds Left

December 2, 2018

Another Phantoms Heartstopper in 4-2 Win at Belleville December 1, 2018 Belleville, Ontario – Chris Conner broke a late 2-2 tie with a penalty-shot goal with just 13.5 seconds remaining pushing the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to another dramatic victory. Taylor Leier’s empty-net strike shortly after that provided for a 4-2 final in Belleville over the […]


Aube-Kubel Scores in Overtime in Quebec Homecoming

December 1, 2018

Phantoms Rally Late in Another Thriller November 30, 2018 Laval, Quebec – Nicolas Aube-Kubel returned to Quebec where he grew up and played Major Juniors and then the third-year rising star for the Phantoms drew the spotlight even more with his overtime winner in the first minute of the extra period to cap another tremendous […]


Providence Bruins Rally Back at Lehigh Valley

November 25, 2018

Phantoms Race Out to 2-0 Lead But Bruins Have Response November 24, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – Greg Carey and Nicolas Aube-Kubel propelled the Phantoms to an early 2-0 advantage just barely over a minute into Saturday night’s game but the Providence Bruins felt the comeback inspiration for a 6-3 win at PPL Center on […]


Phantoms Rock the Bears 6-2

November 24, 2018

Greg Carey Scores Twice and Phil Varone Racks Up Three Points November 23, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – Greg Carey passed Danick Martel for the most goals in Lehigh Valley history while Phil Varone moved to the top of the AHL scoring leaders as the Phantoms pulled away in the third period to post a […]


Thunderbirds Hang On in Saturday Clash

November 18, 2018

T.J. Brennan Has Gordie Howe Hat Trick in Feisty and Physical Game November 17, 2018 Springfield, Mass. – The Springfield Thunderbirds broke a 1-1 deadlock with a pair of goals early in the third period and then barely hung on for a 3-2 victory over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Saturday night at Mass Mutual […]


Phantoms Rally From Early Deficit for Exciting 5-4 Win at Providence

November 17, 2018

Lehigh Valley Scores Four Straight After Falling Behind 4-1 Providence R.I. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms battled back from early deficits of 3-0 and 4-1 to post another come-from-behind victory in taking a 5-4 win at the Providence Bruins on Friday night. Carsen Twarynski (2nd) tied the game with 15 minutes remaining setting the stage […]


Rock Night, November 23 vs. Hershey Bears @ PPL Center

November 15, 2018

Bang your head while we bang bodies! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will host the rival Hershey Bears inside of PPL Center in downtown Allentown for the first time this season on Friday, November 23, at 7:05 p.m. Friday night will also be Rock Night featuring a special-edition Phantoms concert-themed t-shirt giveaway for the first 6,500 […]


T.J. Brennan Scores Phantoms Franchise 100th Overtime Winner

Phantoms Take Down First-Place Checkers 3-2 Before Military Appreciation Night Crowd November 14, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Phantoms ended their four-game homestand as they began it, with an overtime win. This time it was T.J. Brennan striking for the winning tally in a 3-2 victory over the Charlotte Checkers in front of a […]


Help the Phantoms Raise Money and Awareness for Men’s Health During Movember

November 14, 2018

A number of Lehigh Valley Phantoms players have signed up to grow a mo and save a bro this November. Through the “Movember” movement — which takes place every year, most notably in the month of November — the players have been growing mustaches in order to raise both funds and awareness for the Movember Foundation […]


Military Appreciation Night Sponsors

November 13, 2018

Thanks to these sponsors for making Military Appreciation Night, presented by Netizen Corporation Cyber Security Solutions, possible! Because of these people, families and businesses, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms were able to donate over 2,600 tickets for veterans to be able to attend a Lehigh Valley Phantoms game inside of PPL Center. Mike and Linda Amato […]


Charlotte Rallies From Behind in Another High-Scoring Affair

November 11, 2018

Checkers Prevail 7-4 in Battle of Atlantic Division Powerhouses November 10, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – One night after an 8-2 blowout win of the Springfield Thunderbirds it appeared the Phantoms might be up to their same tricks again against the Charlotte Checkers following a three-goal outburst in the opening frame. But the visiting Checkers […]


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