General News Archive

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 […]

Breakaway City! Phantoms Blow Past Springfield 8-2

November 10, 2018

Five Goals in Second Period is New Lehigh Valley Record November 9, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms scored on four different breakaways accounting for half of the team’s offense en route to a big night in an 8-2 rout of the Springfield Thunderbirds on Friday at PPL Center. Greg Carey (6th, […]

69 WFMZ-TV Coat Drive at PPL Center – Friday, November 9

November 6, 2018

Help keep everyone warm this winter by donating a new or gently-used winter coat at the 4th 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 Springfield Thunderbirds. Drop boxes will be set up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the WFMZ […]

POW! Superhero Night, November 9 vs. Springfield Thunderbirds @ PPL Center

November 5, 2018

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will tangle with the Springfield Thunderbirds for the third time this season on Friday, November 9, at 7:05 p.m. inside of PPL Center in downtown Allentown!  Don’t miss out on the chance to see this Atlantic Division clash. Friday night is also Superhero Night featuring an appearance by your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, […]

Comeback Thriller! Phantoms Rally for Incredible Overtime Win

November 4, 2018

Varone Ties Game with 4.5 Secs Left Setting Up Vecchione OT Strike November 3, 2018 Lehigh Valley, PA – Down but not out. The Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied from a late 2-0 deficit to post an amazing 3-2 overtime victory against the Binghamton Devils on Saturday night at PPL Center. The Phantoms could not have […]

Phantoms Rally from Behind for OT Standings Point at Binghamton

November 3, 2018

Lehigh Valley Racks Up Points in 5 of 6 on Road-Trip November 2, 2018 Binghamton, NY – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms overcame an early 2-0 deficit but the Binghamton Devils had a late comeback of their own in a 4-3 overtime thriller on Friday night in the New York’s southern tier. Colton White’s incredible backhand […]

Phantoms Take First Away Loss of Season

October 29, 2018

Bunnaman Scores First Pro Goal and Vorobyev Returns to Lehigh Valley Lineup October 28, 2018 Hershey, PA – Connor Bunnaman scored his first career professional goal but that turned out to be all the offense for the Phantoms on Sunday evening in a 3-1 loss at the rival Hershey Bears. Vitek Vanecek turned aside 34 […]

Phil ‘er Up! Myers and Varone Post 3-Point Nights in Road Win

October 28, 2018

Carter Hart with 29 Saves as Phantoms Stay undefeated on Road October 27, 2018 Binghamton, NY – Phil Myers and Phil Varone had three points apiece while Carter Hart turned aside 29 of 31 shots he faced in a 5-2 victory for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the Binghamton Devils on Saturday night. The Phantoms […]

Lucky 7! Phantoms Win Big at Hartford 7-3

October 25, 2018

Michal Neuvirth Shines in Rehab Appearance October 24, 2018 Hartford, CT – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms notched three quick goals in the first five minutes against former teammate Dustin Tokarski and cruised from there in a 7-3 victory at the Hartford Wolf Pack on Wednesday night. Goalie Michal Neuvirth arrived on a conditioning loan from […]

Phantoms Secure Standings Point in Shootout Loss at Bridgeport

October 21, 2018

Lehigh Valley Cranks Up a Couple More Power Play Goals October 21, 2018 Bridgeport, Conn. – David Kase (2nd) and Phil Varone (3rd) buried power-play markers for an early 2-0 lead as the Phantoms earned a standings point in a 4-3 shootoout loss on Sunday afternoon against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Lehigh Valley (3-2-1) trailed […]

Phantoms Power Past Penguins 6-3

German Rubtsov Scores Twice to Pace Lehigh Valley Attack Oct 20, 2018 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – Russian rookie German Rubtsov tallied a pair of goals and Alex Lyon turned aside 42 Penguins drives leading the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 6-3 victory on the road at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday night. The result avenges a 5-4 loss […]


Hat Trick or Treat Night, October 19 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton @ PPL Center

October 15, 2018

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms return to the ice inside of PPL Center this Friday night, October 19, at 7:05 p.m. as they welcome the rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to downtown Allentown for the first time this season. Friday night’s game is also Hat Trick or Treat Night featuring a spooky Halloween theme and a Phantoms ball […]

Phantoms Rally From Late Two-Goal Deficit For Comeback Win!

October 14, 2018

Greg Carey Ties Game with 22.8 Second Left in 5-4 Shootout Win at Springfield October 13, 2018 Springfield, Mass. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms scored twice in the last 2:30 in a dramatic shootout win at Springfield. Trailing 4-2 with time winding down, David Kase’s first career professional goal with 2:23 left pulled the Phantoms […]

Phantoms Take First Loss of Season

October 13, 2018

Springfield Thunderbirds Win 7-0 in Home-and-Home Weekend Series Opener October 12, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms took their first loss of the season on Friday night as the Springfield Thunderbirds scored two goals in the first period and never looked back en route to a 7-0 decision. T-Birds goalie Samuel Montembeault […]

Phantoms Celebrate Fifth Season Opener with 6-3 Win

October 7, 2018

Aube-Kubel and Carey Strike for 2 Goals and 1 Assist Each October 6, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Greg Carey paced the Phantoms offense with multi-goal games and three-point nights while Carter Hart turned aside 30 Bridgeport chances in his pro debut allowing the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to double-up the Bridgeport Sound […]

Opening Night Presented by The Morning Call! Saturday, October 6 vs. Bridgeport @ PPL Center

October 3, 2018

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms will hit the ice for the first time during the 2018-19 season this Saturday, October 6, at 7 :05 p.m. inside of PPL Center as they take on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Saturday’s game will feature a Rally Towel Giveaway to the first 6,500 fans in attendance thanks to The Morning […]

Phantoms Win Preseason Finale at PPL Center 5-3

September 30, 2018

The Kids are Alright! Young Talents Steal the Show September 29, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms converted for three power-play goals in a 5-3 victory over the Charlotte Checkers in the team’s third, and last, preseason game. And it appears the incoming rookie additions to the Phantoms are poised to make […]

New and Returning Phantoms Shine in Preseason Win

September 29, 2018

Lehigh Valley Tops Charlotte 4-2 in PPL Center Season Debut September 28, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The defending Atlantic Division Champions provided their local fans a taste of the future in a 4-2 preseason victory over the visiting Charlotte Checkers in a preseason game on Friday night. The first home game for the Phantoms […]

Myers and Bardreau Score in Preseason Opener

September 28, 2018

Penguins Prevail 3-2 in Entertaining Battle September 27, 2018 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fought their way back from a 2-0 deficit but host Wilkes-Barre/Scranton shortly thereafter pushed through for a 3-2 decision in the preseason opener for both Pennsylvania rivals. Philippe Myers and Cole Bardreau each had power-play strikes for the visiting […]

Hockey Returns to PPL Center with Fourth Edition of Flyers in the Valley

September 22, 2018

Fans Enjoy Seeing the NHL Stars as the Islanders Emerge with 3-2 Overtime Decision September 21, 2018 Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The beginning of hockey season arrived to downtown Allentown yet again in the form of another exciting Flyers in the Valley showcase event at PPL Center. An enthusiastic, Friday night crowd of 7,110 fans […]