Phantoms Home Opener for 2016-17 Season Set for Saturday, October 15
June 17, 2016
Lehigh Valley, PA – The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that defenseman Maxim Lamarche has been signed to an AHL contract.
A 6’3″, 217-pound blueliner from Laval, Quebec, Lamarche produced one goal, five assists, six points and 21 penalty minutes in 29 games with the Phantoms last year. Entering his fourth professional campaign, he’s appeared in 48 career games with the Phantoms from 2013 to 2016 during which he’s compiled one goal, seven assists, eight points and 32 penalty minutes.
Lamarche has also appeared in 137 career ECHL outings (Reading Royals, Elmira Jackals) during his professional tenure. In that time, he’s amassed 17 goals, 35 assists, 52 points, 134 penalty minutes and a plus-41 rating.
RISE UP! Another thrilling season of Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey at PPL Center is right around the corner with the home opener to the 2016-2017 regular season set for Saturday, October 15. Reserve your season tickets and group outings for the 2016-2017 season of Phantoms hockey today. For more information on how to reserve your seat at PPL Center to the hottest ticket in town, call the Phantoms front office today at 610-224-GOAL !
The Phantoms are thrilled to host the 2017 Capital BlueCross AHL All-Star Classic at PPL Center January 28-30. The Capital BlueCross AHL All-Star Classic weekend includes a Phan Fest during the day on Saturday, January 28 and a Tailgate Party that evening, followed by the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, January 29 and the 2017 AHL All-Star Game on Monday, January 30. Starting at just $67, tickets for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic weekend are on sale now and include admission to Saturday’s Phan Fest & Tailgate Party, Sunday’s AHL All-Star Skills Competition and Monday’s All-Star Game. To purchase tickets, please visit www.phantomshockey.com or www.pplcenter.com.
The Phantoms are coming off their 20th Anniversary Season and second campaign in the Lehigh Valley playing at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. Established in 1996, the Phantoms spent their first 13 seasons at the Spectrum in Philadelphia before re-locating to Glens Falls, New York in 2009 where the team spent the next five seasons as the Adirondack Phantoms. A new era of Phantoms hockey began in the fall of 2014 when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms began play at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. Through 19 incredibly successful campaigns, the Phantoms have captured two Calder Cup Championships (1998, 2005), two Conference Championships (1998, 2005), two Regular Season Titles (1996-97, 1997-98) and four Division Championships (1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2003-04).