General News Archive

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 […]

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 […]